Kenda Creasy Dean

Kenda Creasy Dean is an elder in the United Methodist Church and a professor of youth, church and culture at Princeton Theological Seminary. She also works with the Institute for Youth Ministry. Her books include Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers Is Telling the American Church (Oxford University Press).

Growing youth

The most hopeful message in Green­houses of Hope is implicit: your church doesn't have to be large, suburban, white or wealthy--or even to have an established youth program--in order for ministry with young people to flourish.
May 9, 2011