Understanding Teen Culture

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This presentation was for a workshop on Understanding Teen Culture at Good Book Company's Growing Young Disciples day conference in November 2009. The recording of this workshop may be available from www.thegoodbook.co.uk

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Understanding Teen Culture

  1. 1. Undnding yo cu Monday, 23 November 2009
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  3. 3. To what extent do you think that the young people you work with don’t really ? know what kind of people they are? Monday, 23 November 2009
  4. 4. What do you think are the most significant ? aspects of youth culture? Monday, 23 November 2009
  5. 5. 5 ‘S’s Monday, 23 November 2009
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  7. 7. fast food Monday, 23 November 2009
  8. 8. instant solutions Monday, 23 November 2009
  9. 9. rapid results Monday, 23 November 2009
  10. 10. instant satisfaction Monday, 23 November 2009
  11. 11. entertainment on tap Monday, 23 November 2009
  12. 12. love at first sight Monday, 23 November 2009
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  14. 14. major leisure activity Monday, 23 November 2009
  15. 15. unlimited choice Monday, 23 November 2009
  16. 16. off-the-shelf creativity Monday, 23 November 2009
  17. 17. defining ourselves by what we buy Monday, 23 November 2009
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  20. 20. I can do what I want Monday, 23 November 2009
  21. 21. I can be who I want Monday, 23 November 2009
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  26. 26. What are the implications of these aspects ? of culture for working with teens? Monday, 23 November 2009
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  33. 33. Monday, 23 November 2009 media
  34. 34. torrent Monday, 23 November 2009
  35. 35. media Monday, 23 November 2009
  36. 36. film Monday, 23 November 2009
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  38. 38. tv Monday, 23 November 2009
  39. 39. 17 hours a week 39 Monday, 23 November 2009
  40. 40. web Monday, 23 November 2009
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  42. 42. control Monday, 23 November 2009
  43. 43. convenience Monday, 23 November 2009
  44. 44. comfort Monday, 23 November 2009
  45. 45. creativity Monday, 23 November 2009
  46. 46. coolness Monday, 23 November 2009
  47. 47. web 2.0 Monday, 23 November 2009
  48. 48. youtube Monday, 23 November 2009
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  50. 50. facebook Monday, 23 November 2009
  51. 51. twitter Monday, 23 November 2009
  52. 52. nomadicity Monday, 23 November 2009
  53. 53. It is an omnivorous freedom, freedom to behold, to seek distraction, to seek distraction from distraction . . . to enjoy one’s rootlessness, to relish the evanescent. Todd Gitlin Monday, 23 November 2009
  54. 54. fun Monday, 23 November 2009
  55. 55. stimulation Monday, 23 November 2009
  56. 56. feelings Monday, 23 November 2009
  57. 57. The most important thing about the communications we live among is that . . . they saturate our way of life with a promise of feeling. Todd Gitlin Media Unlimited (2002) Monday, 23 November 2009
  58. 58. satisfaction Monday, 23 November 2009
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  61. 61. Themedia shape our reality Monday, 23 November 2009
  62. 62. ‘the frantic desire for the almost real’ Umberto Eco Monday, 23 November 2009
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  64. 64. • give us images to aspire to 64 Monday, 23 November 2009
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  66. 66. What are the implications of this for working with young people? ? What can we do to help them? Monday, 23 November 2009
  67. 67. 5 dimsions  ink abo Monday, 23 November 2009
  68. 68. Emotions Monday, 23 November 2009
  69. 69. Aesthetics Monday, 23 November 2009
  70. 70. Tra n sce e nd o p en H ce Beauty Monday, 23 November 2009
  71. 71. morality 71 Monday, 23 November 2009
  72. 72. beliefs Monday, 23 November 2009
  73. 73. Worldviews Monday, 23 November 2009
  74. 74. Spirituality Monday, 23 November 2009
  75. 75. What am I being encouraged to What believe? values am I being encouraged to adopt? How am I being encouraged to live? What does the Bible say? Monday, 23 November 2009
  76. 76. www.damaris.org www.culturewatch.org www.tonywatkins.org tonywatkins_ tr.im/tonyfb Monday, 23 November 2009
  77. 77. r n? Monday, 23 November 2009
  78. 78. r God? Monday, 23 November 2009
  79. 79. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. . . . Love your neighbour as yourself. Mark 12:30–31, NIV Monday, 23 November 2009
  80. 80. No single piece of our mental world is to be hermetically sealed off from the rest, and there is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!’ Abraham Kuyper 80 Monday, 23 November 2009
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  82. 82. osion Monday, 23 November 2009
  83. 83. Humans are God’s is re ! lt u f u l image-bearers Cu er wo nd Humans are rebels against God CULT URE I TERR S Monday, 23 November 2009 IBLE 83
  84. 84. Identifying points of contact Monday, 23 November 2009
  85. 85. Identifying points of tension Monday, 23 November 2009
  86. 86. Do not conform to the pattern of this world. (Romans 12:1) Monday, 23 November 2009
  87. 87. be real Monday, 23 November 2009
  88. 88. the pressure to conform Monday, 23 November 2009
  89. 89. expose Monday, 23 November 2009
  90. 90. wrong thinking Monday, 23 November 2009
  91. 91. encourage Monday, 23 November 2009
  92. 92. Christian thinking Monday, 23 November 2009
  93. 93. Christian values Monday, 23 November 2009
  94. 94. prepare Monday, 23 November 2009
  95. 95. for engaging the world Monday, 23 November 2009
  96. 96. www.damaris.org www.culturewatch.org www.tonywatkins.org tonywatkins_ tr.im/tonyfb Monday, 23 November 2009
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