I’m still getting a ton of hits from folks searching for info on Young Life. Just wanted to highlight a new post over at Young Life Watch.
One of my bone of contentions, is Young Life’s lack of honesty. What I mean is this, Young Life is an Evangelical Christian outreach to teens. Their goal is to win an audience with teens and convert them to an Evangelical form of Christianity. The problem is, that Young Life leaders are often coached to be vague with non-Christians. In other words, hiding their true intent to convert teens. This is deceitful, in my opinion.
Let me give you an example of what I mean. The following are two quotes from a Young Life Leadership manual published in 2008…,
“How would you explain Young Life?
Christian: Young Life is a Christian outreach to adolescents.
Non Christian: Young Life is a non-profit that connects caring adults with kids.
Christian: Young Life is a ministry that shares Christ with kids through relationships and helps them grow in their faith.
Non Christian: Young…
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