speaking to youth

Earning the right to be heard

By Duffy Robbins “Let him (or her) who has a mouth to speak listen to what the audience says…” One of those youth ministry proverbs that we hear over and over again is this: “You’ve got to earn the right to be heard.” Kids will not donate their attention. Wise youth workers will always shape […]

Speaking to the heart and head

By Duffy Robbins As a young college student and a relatively new Christian, I still remember devouring Josh McDowell’s book, Evidence That Demands a Verdict. It had just been released, an almost encyclopedic inventory of facts and historical references that gave credence to the claims of the Christian faith. It made a huge impact on […]