Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Why churches should adopt public schools ... Now

Adopt-a-School goes national this month in the summer 2006 issue of the National Network of Youth Ministries Network magazine:

"Sometimes a good idea takes a while to generate traction. But then a combination of timing, people, and Providence inspire enough hearts and minds to action that it transforms society, in what Malcolm Gladwell calls a 'Tipping Point.' "Consider, for example, the idea that churches should love youth in their communities by adopting public schools. The Campus Alliance has been saying this for years, even creating a website to help promote the idea and track its progress (www.EverySchool.com). But a review of the Every School database suggests that the cry has fallen on many ears that are unable, or unwilling, to hear. Many schools still wait to be adopted." Download PDF here.


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