The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Rewiring confirmation

Volcanic changes in culture and kids' brains force ministries to play catch-up

Nearly 500 years after the Reformation, a significant shift is under way in how Lutherans think about confirmation. Fueled by the concerns of pastors, parents, parish leaders — and young people themselves — educators are addressing questions that have plagued the church for generations.

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