ICYFM will host panel on youth ministry

Communications Staff — September 21, 2010

The International Center for Youth and Family Ministry (ICYFM) at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will host a panel discussion Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. The panel, “Leadership in Youth Ministry: Expectations of a Youth Pastor,” will provide an inside look at all that goes along with serving as a youth pastor in a local church body.

Panel members include the following: Gary Almon, associate director of the ICYFM and pastor of students and families at Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Ky.; Jason Barrineau, middle school pastor at The People’s Church in Franklin, Tenn.; Scott Dishong, pastor of student ministries at Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany, Ind.; Phil Rice, student pastor at Shively Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky.; and Greg Schwab, student minister at Ballardsville Baptist Church in Crestwood, Ky.

David Adams, executive director of ICYFM and professor for youth ministry at Southern Seminary, will serve as moderator.

In addition to the discussion, audience members will have the opportunity to ask the panel questions concerning youth and family ministry.

The panel discussion will take place at the Legacy Center in Room 303.

The International Center for Youth and Family Ministry exists to recruit, train, place and network with churches and youth ministers across the globe to see youth and their families changed by the Gospel. More information on ICYFM can be found at www.thecym.com

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