United Methodist Heritage and Beliefs

Crash Courses in Youth Ministry


How can the historical background and basic theology of Methodism shape today’s youth ministry? How can you create a theologically consistent experience for youth and their families?

Chris Wilterdink is the Director of Young People’s Ministries at Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church, where he helps to challenge, resource, and support the church’s discipleship efforts with young people around the globe. Chris brings 12 years of local church experience, and a variety of gifts in teaching, training, and organizing to this ministry. Chris has authored and co-authored several books including Everyday Disciples: Covenant Discipleship with Youth available through Upper Room Books.


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