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David White – Opening Plenary Talk at Generation 2008

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Keynote speaker, Dr. David F. White gave the opening address at Generation 2008.   He spoke on the social construction of adolescence ('adolescence' as a social phenomenon of the 20th century) and the vocation of youth.

 

David F. White is an Associate Professor of Christian Education at Austin Seminary. Prior to this position, he was visiting assistant professor of youth and education and associate director of research for the Youth Theological Initiative at Candler School of Theology, Atlanta. From 1997-2002 he was executive director of the Youth Discipleship Project at Claremont School of Theology.  Ordained in the United Methodist Church, David has served in positions including minister of youth, associate pastor and conference coordinator of youth ministries in such diverse places as California, Alaska and Mississippi. 

His publications include Practicing Discernment with Youth (Pilgrim Press, 2005).

Bonnie Hunt from Red Deer and David White create a secret handshake in the community building exercises

Bonnie Hunt from Red Deer and David White create a secret handshake in the community building exercises at Generation 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Judy Steers

About Judy Steers

Judy Steers is the Coordinator for Youth Initiatives for the Anglican Church of Canada. Since 1999, she has also been the program director of the “Ask & Imagine” youth theology and leadership program at Huron University College. Her ministry has included camping ministries, consulting and teaching, parish ministry and she is a trainer with Godly Play Canada. Whenever possible she engages her passions for singing, drumming, outdoor adventure, off-the-wall ideas and whimsical creativity into her life and ministry working with teens and young adults, including two of her own.
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