Youth Ministry and the Need to Engage Science

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Luther Seminary professor Andy Root led a study with Erik Leafblad to find out if youth groups and youth pastors were engaging science. The research was designed to inform programming and resources to help youth pastors do ministry in ways that valued teens’ questions about science and helped reduce any tension they felt. In this Youthworker article, Root and Leafblad summarize what they learned and offer youth leaders three suggestions for how to engage science with young people.

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