Confirmation and the Promise of Proverbial Talk

From: Volume 1NS, Issue 1: Spring 1997 Pages 21-31


In spite of long traditions and sincere motives, church youth confirmation programs often result in diminished participation. The author describes and critiques several approaches to this ministry, then offers the alternative of teaching through the use of proverbial interaction--an approach that merits consideration in light of learning tendencies evident in contemporary youth culture.



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