Training Modules

Spiritual Practices in Youth Ministry

Spiritual Practices in the Lives of Young People, Vanessa Zoltan and Stephanie Paulsell – Video and Discussion Outline

Dr. Stephanie Paulsell and Ms. Vanessa Zoltan, MDiv discuss the value of spiritual practice in the lives of young people.

Questions for Discussion:

  1. How does putting oneself into the text create a sense of empathy or understanding of emotions and story?
  2. What kinds of sacred reading do we engage in with our youth?
  3. How do spiritual practices open up one’s imaginations in a non-violent, safe way that promotes greater community and compassion?
Yale Youth Ministry Institute