The Author

Jon Coombs is the Associate Pastor for Youth & Young Adults at Rowville Baptist Church in Melbourne, Australia. For over 15 years he has been working with youth and young adults in churches, schools, mission agencies and not-for-profit organisations. He holds an MDiv from the Melbourne School of Theology and writes regularly at You can find and connect with him on Twitter or Facebook.

Clarifying The Call of God

As we sipped our coffees at a local café, a student asked, “How do I know if that’s what God is calling me to?”

Bible-shaped Youth Ministry

Early in ministry we had a young couple come

A Church Obsessed with Youthfulness? Andrew Root’s “Faith Formation in a Secular Age”

For many churches the youth ministry is a very

Billy Graham and Gramps

With the passing of Billy Graham there is much