The overall purpose of the National Conference on Youth Ministries is to provide professional level training for men and women involved in youth ministry all across the nation. It was established to offer training and education for the growing and maturing efforts of the youth minister and lay youth workers. More…
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He loves both parts of it. Harris is single, which would fulfill one of the requirements for being a monk. He is gentle, soft-spoken and loves the contemplative life, which also would qualify him.
But make no mistake about it. Harris may love the contemplative life that monks live, but he is firmly entrenched in his Church of Christ heritage.
“I am such a child of this tradition and heritage – I’ve got my feet buried very deeply in the Restoration Movement,” he said.
Jason Ostrander is the newly appointed leader for Simply Youth Ministry at Group Publishing in Loveland, Colorado where he lives with his wife Calu and two boys, Liam and Jams. For the last five years Jason was the National Youth Director for the Christian and Missionary Alliance, as well the director for Envision Culture. Jason is a well-traveled speaker and filmmaker, and has recently authored a new book 99 Questions Jesus Asked.
Leslie and I met in 2001, and were married in 2003. We had our first kid, Eden, in 2008, our son Samuel was born in 2010, and we are expecting another addition of a daughter in December of 2012.
We are Christians, and we see this as good news for the world around us. Not because we just want them to believe what we believe, but because we want God to use us as way of making all things new here, today. We anticipate a day when God makes everything new. Where all injustices are made right, where suffering and poverty are a distant past, and where the peace of God fills all the earth, the lion lays down with the lamb, and all of Creation celebrates the Creator.
I’ve been in full time ministry for a little over a decade. And I’ve been the Preaching Minister at the Highland Church of Christ in Abilene Texas since 2010.