Passing the Baton

Hi, I’m John Sorensen, President of Evangelism Explosion International, and you’re listening to Share Life Today.

Christianity has always been just one generation from extinction. I mean — think about it. All it takes is for one generation to drop the ball for the next generation to miss the opportunity to hear the Good News of Jesus Christ. They cannot pass along what they do not have. And it can happen in just one generation. In Judges 2, an entire generation grew up not knowing the Lord and what He had done for nation of Israel, because the previous generation did not pass it along. So what do we do? How can we engage the younger generation with the Gospel in a way that’s real and personal? Well firstly, we can start by giving children and young adults a strong foundation in the Gospel. And secondly, we can allow them be an integral part in building God’s Kingdom right now by helping them share the most exciting gift that they have: their faith. For more on discipling the next generation, visit

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