What an important reminder that youth ministry is happening beyond our own little circle, our town, our state, and even our country! This is a global thing, and people need to know Christ!
Dustin Sams is now in Germany, and will be speaking for “Teenagerfeizeit Rehe 2011”. Dustin will be there from July 21st – August 1st. He is bringing the Word to teenagers throughout the week by way of a translator.
This is an exciting opportunity to share Christ with teens and young adults who desperately need to know Him. This will also be a great way to inspire those in Germany and introduce new and exciting ways of doing youth ministry.
While teaching at “Teenagerfeizeit Rehe 2011”, Dustin will also be speaking a few times at a local church, and meeting with other student ministry leaders to “brainstorm” youth ministry ideas. Through this they will be able to share ideas with each other, gaining insight about what is and isn’t working. As any youth pastor knows, building relationships and sharing knowledge with other youth pastors is invaluable. There is so much to learn from each other.
With all of this exciting news, lets take a moment to pray for Dustin as he speaks to these teenagers and young adults. Pray that what he speaks will be translated clearly and accurately, and that the Holy Spirit will be the author. Pray that the students will be receptive to the Word and that lives will be forever changed, that they will become new creations.
Lets also pray for the area youth pastors in Germany, that through meeting with Dustin, they will gain insight about how to better reach their students. Lastly, pray that though these youth pastors are in Germany, relationships will be built, giving us new people to share our passion and ministry with.
To keep up with what Dustin is doing in Germany this week, be sure to follow him on Twitter: @dustinsams
Stay tuned for more updates as Christ speaks through Dustin, and lives are changed in Germany!