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The Gospel and Suburban Youth Cultures by Steve Thomason
A Term Paper Presented to Professors Mary Hess and Gary Simpson
Luther Seminary | As a Requirement in Course CL8530 Gospel and Culture
St. Paul, Minnesota | 2012
The general focus of my PhD study is on Spiritual Formation for the missional church in the context of middle-class United States suburbia. I am the Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation at Grace Lutheran Church (GLC)—an ELCA congregation—in Andover, MN, where I work with all ages trying to create spaces in which people can develop spiritually. My case study for this paper is focused on the high school youth group that I work with and a new curriculum/praxis that I developed for the students this fall called How Do I Fit?