40: Young Adult Ministry – An Interview with Rev. Chris Abel – Art of the Sermon

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Guest: Rev. Chris Abel, Young Adult Pastor at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Leawood, KS)
General Topic: Young Adult Ministry

Introduction to Chris (1:30)
Defining “young adult” (4:54)
Millennials stereotype (8:12)
Philosophy of preaching (10:01)
Value of personal invitation (15:02)
Where do churches fail? (17:33)
Where do churches succeed? (21:15)
Tension over worship style (26:13)
Cool versus authentic (30:19)
Burlap (36:33)
Favorite and challenging preaching experiences (37:43)
Impactful communicators (39:25)
Recommended books and resources (41:02)
How to follow Chris (41:39)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Reaching out to our guest

ChristopherAbel.com (Chris’s Website)
@christopherabel (Twitter)
@christopherabel (Facebook)
@christopherabel (Instagram)

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Next Episode arrives June 1, 2017!

An Interview with Rev. Adam Hamilton, Author and Senior Pastor of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Leawood, KS)

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