Mark and Julianna are joined by Dr. Dave Rueter, a member of the 2017 research team. We are going to be discussing what we found in our study about the impact of parents and leadership of youth, young people and church retention. Find the LCMS Youth Ministry resource website at youthesource.com. Get your copies of Relationships Count from Concordia Publishing House at cph.org/p-34106-relationships-count-engaging-retaining-millennials-ebook-edition.aspx and Teaching the Faith at Home: What Does This Mean? How Is This Done? from Concordia Publishing House at cph.org/p-29611-teaching-the-faith-at-home-what-does-this-mean-how-is-this-done.aspx.
Bio: Dave Rueter is a DCE serving at Our Savior Lutheran in Livermore, CA. He has served previously at the Pacific Southwest District and at Concordia University Irvine. He has authored two books Teaching Faith in the Home and Called to Serve published by CPH. He also served on our research team and helped co-author Relationships Count.
End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.