Youth Ministry Seminars

The Church of the Lutheran Brethren is happy to announce that during the biennial convention there will be some great opportunities for youth workers to receive valuable training.

FRIDAY August 3rd (1:30 – 2:30pm / 3:00 – 4:00pm)
Kirk Militzer will be teaching on relating to students struggling with same sex attraction.

Tiger McLuen

SATURDAY August 4th (9:00 – 12:30pm)
Tiger McLuen (pictured right) of Youth Leadership will be teaching a seminar dealing with the topic of providing counseling to teenagers. We expect this to be an excellent resource to youth workers as they relate to struggling students. Please note for those in need of credits for their Ministers of the Gospel License, this will provide you with some credits. Please contact Joel Nordtvedt for more information (

SATURDAY August 4th (12:30 – 1:30pm)
Youth leaders lunch (anyone involved in youth ministry) and information about YC13.

SATURDAY August 4th (1:30 – 4:30pm)
Tiger McLuen will meet with anyone wanting to discuss strategies in launching a youth ministry in their church. This might be a valuable time for any church unsure of how or where to start. This opportunity might be an encouragement to anyone considering having an ongoing coaching relationship for their youth ministry.

Mark Johannesen
Youth Ministry Communication and Resource Coordinator
Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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For the past 20 years, Tiger has given vision and leadership to the organization Youth Leadership, through which he developed the Youth Ministry programs at Bethel and Luther Seminaries. Today, Tiger is leading Youth Leadership in new directions, educating, equipping and encouraging youth workers both in and out of the world of higher education.