If you’ve ever shopped for homeschool curricula, you know what a challenge it is to find the right fit for your family – and science is a subject that can be especially challenging. The good news is that BioLogos has some resources to help you in your choice.
In this Youthworker article, Andy Root and Erik Leafblad summarize research about youth group engagement with science and offer youth leaders three suggestions for moving forward.
Following the path first mapped by Scientists in Congregations in the US, over 50 UK churches and ministries were awarded grants to do creative ministry engaging science at the congregational level. Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science (ECLAS) lists the recipients with brief project descriptions for each one. Many have their own website where you can dive deeper into the specific programs they have developed.
The Evangelical Environmental Network seeks to inspire, equip, educate, and mobilize evangelical Christians to love God and others by rediscovering and reclaiming the Biblical mandate to care for creation and working toward a stable climate and a healthy, pollution-free world. They also work closely with the Young Evangelicals for Climate Action who have their own set of resources for younger disciples of Christ who care deeply for God’s creation.
Princeton Theological Seminary’s Institute for Youth Ministry produced a blog series on engaging science in the practice of youth ministry.