Christmas is a time to recapture God’s intention for humanity and set our sights on something far greater than any of us. A child we would come to know as King and Lord of all Creation could only accomplish all of this.
There is little doubt that western culture as our students are experiencing is frightening. But every time I give this talk, I have an incredible sense of hope. They hang on every word and the conversation continues long after I step off the stage.
The western world is officially post-Christian—actively rejecting Jesus and the gospel. This is forcing churches to face some new challenges. Nowhere is this challenge more important in Christendom than in our youth groups and families.