What is Transformational Discipleship?

Separately, the terms “transformation” and “discipleship” highlight important aspects of one’s spiritual formation. Together they create a new and dynamic approach to urban youth development. In this Workshop segment I break down the essence of Transformational Discipleship. Transformation into the heart of the city, where youth grow in faith and confidence to serve others, starting with the […]

Know the Code

“You cannot solve problems you do not understand …” All youth take the adolescence journey, but those at risk do so through the sociocultural grid of the inner city, where formative development strains against the negative forces of poverty, family brokenness, and a culture of violence. To reach youth in hard places we must be […]

The Divine Imprint

Long before the Code of the Streets (the unwritten rules for survival in the ‘hood), God created mankind (including youth residing in hard places) in His Image. Of all the potential motivations in life, none is more powerful than to be who you were created to be, experiencing in your person the fullness of God’s […]