Training Modules

Spiritual Practices in Youth Ministry

Silence and Joy, Christian Gonzalez – Video and Discussion Outline

Christian Gonzalez discusses the relationship between silence and joy.

Questions for Discussion:

  1. What is it like to feel so focused on ourselves, at the expense of hearing God at work, both in ourselves and in others? What is it like to try to combat this tendency within us?
  2. What is it like to encourage our youth to be silent and stop sharing sometimes?
  3. How might we help our young people make room enough to be quiet and to sit with God?
Yale Youth Ministry Institute