Awana Announces 2022 Discipleship Forum

Building on the success of last year's inaugural event, Awana–a global leader in child and youth discipleship–recently announced its second Child Discipleship Forum, to be held September 22-23 in the Nashville area. With both in-person and online attendance options, the conference is set to bring together pastors, children's ministry leaders, and parents for two days of keynote presentations, seminars, and crucial conversations impacting the future of the Church. Designed to equip participants with tools for building strong foundations of faith in children, the conference will feature 15 renowned ministry experts, as well as the findings of a combined Barna Group and Awana research project–the largest of its kind in two decades. The study interprets how cultural changes are rapidly affecting the local church and children's ministry. Conference speakers are slated to include Barna Group CEO David Kinnaman; Awana president and CEO Matt Markins; New York Times[…] Source