Reclaiming the Soul of 21st Century Kids


“Reclaiming the Soul of 21st Century Kids”

Join us for a day of training designed to bring home and church together with Duffy Robbins, Marv Penner, and Walt Mueller (the “RPM” training team!).

This one-day seminar is for youth workers, volunteers, parents, educators, counselors and all others who love and care for children and teens.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 – 8:30am – 4:45pm

Lancaster Bible College
The Good Shepherd Chapel
901 Eden Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

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CEU Credits Will Be Available

Seminar description:
The Christian nurture of children and teens is not an easy task. “The wide road that leads to destruction” is attractive and well-traveled. The culture throws all kinds of tough challenges at kids… challenges that pull them away from the flourishing that comes only by choosing to follow Jesus and travel “the narrow road that leads to life.” God calls and uses parents and the church to work together to lead kids into an understanding of what it means to follow Jesus in every nook and cranny of life… including all the new and unique challenges related to growing up in today’s youth culture. Youth specialists Duffy Robbins, Marv Penner, and Walt Mueller will share hope-filled and practical strategies parents of children of all ages and youth workers can use to equip kids to hear and follow God’s voice in today’s world.

Over the course of the day you will be able to choose from the following elective workshop topics:

  • The Challenge of Church Kids: Moving From The Familiar to Deep Faith
  • Tarzan Christianity: Helping Kids Survive in the Jungle of the Everyday
  • Digital Discipleship: Teaching Kids to Use Social Media to the Glory of God
  • Dancing In The Dark: Equipping Kids to Engage Christianly With Music and Media
  • Gender Sense: Navigating the Confusing Landscape of Gender Identity Issues
  • Intentional Parenting: Building Families and Growing Souls


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Married Couple


Group (10 or more)


Chick-fil-A lunch will be provided and is included in your registration.
Registrations are non-refundable.

Seminar Presenters:

Duffy RobbinsDr. Duffy Robbins is the Professor of Youth Ministry at Eastern University and has worked in youth ministry for over 40 years. Duffy speaks around the world to teenagers and people who care about teenagers. A highly respected youth specialist, Duffy is the author of numerous books including Ministry of Nurture, This Way to Youth Ministry: An Introduction to the Adventure, and Youth Ministry Nuts and Bolts. He is also a husband, dad, and grandfather!
Marv PennerDr. Marv Penner heads up All About Youth and the National Center for Excellence in Youth Ministry. In addition to his teaching, speaking, and writing, Marv specializes in helping and counseling hurting kids and their families. A 40-plus year veteran of youth ministry, he is the author of several books including Help! My Kids Are Hurting, and Hope and Healing for Kids Who Cut. Most importantly, Marv is a husband, dad, and grandfather.
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Dr. Walt Mueller, is the founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding. He is a 40-year youth ministry veteran, researcher, writer, and speaker who has been offering insight and analysis on youth culture for over 27 years through CPYU. His is the author of several books including Youth Culture 101, Engaging the Soul of Youth Culture, and The Space Between. Like the other members of the “RPM” training team, he is a husband, father, and grandfather.


Seminar Schedule:
8:00 – 8:30 – Registration
8:30 – 8:45 – Welcome
8:45 – 9:30 – Plenary – “Understanding the Soul of 21st Century Kids”
9:45 – 11:00 – Elective Workshops
11:15 – Noon – Plenary – “Infusing Wisdom Into the Soul of 21st Century Kids”
Noon – 1:00 – Lunch (Included with Registration)
1:00 – 2:15 – Elective Workshops
2:30 – 3:45 – Elective Workshops
4:00 – 4:45 –Plenary – “Reclaiming the Soul of 21st Century Kids”

Resources for understanding, parenting, ministering to, and reaching kids will be available at the always popular CPYU resource table during the seminar.

A block of hotel rooms at the Best Western Eden Resort and Suites located at 222 Eden Road in Lancaster (the hotel closest to the event site) is being reserved on Friday evening October 28 for this CPYU event at a rate of $162.95 which includes one full breakfast in Arthur’s Restaurant. The rooms are being held at this rate until September 28, 2016. To make a reservation, contact the hotel directly at 717-569-6444 and ask for the “Lancaster Bible College Block”  for October 28.