When kids create their worship services and devise social justice projects they get excited about their spiritual life.
Yet churches have been slow to provide them opportunities says Philip Hughes, senior researcher of the Christian Research Association.
At a conference in Melbourne organised by the CRA and Tabor College, the challenges and the solutions for 'Growing Youth Spirituality' were outlined by Dr Hughes, teachers Elizabeth Webster and Kerry McCullough, researcher Joan Daw, and three Christian youth leaders from St Matthew's Community Church in Endeavour, Melbourne.
Youth Spirituality: The Spirit of Things, on ABC Radio National
This episode has been broadcast already but it is available for download and podcast from the ABC website below.