Yes, the teenage experience is universal… Discovering who you are and who you want to be, pushing boundaries of adulthood and sometimes coming into conflict with older generations. Teens are stereotyped by adults way too often. But have you ever thought about the stereotypes that you may have about other teens? What about teens who don’t look like you? That don’t live where you live? Do you know any Native Americans? Join in on a conversation to talk about several life experiences of growing up native.
Bryan Tener is an ordained elder in the Oklahoma Conference of United Methodist Church and has served several churches there. He is an OCU graduate, class of 2005, and earned his Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School in 2009. He is married to Angela Tener, and they have two sons, Brady and Barrett. He has served on Oklahoma’s Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry, as well as NOC Wesley in Tonkowa. He is also involved in conference camps, designing and co-leading the leadership conference Junior High Effective Ministry camp. Bryan is committed to excellence in education and campus ministry and credits his time as a student at OCU as foundational in his passion for learning and seeking to help others in their own learning. Bryan recently joined the staff of Discipleship Ministries as the Director of Contextual Evangelism. The panel members are comprised of different youth who are attending YOUTH 2019 because of the OIMC’s commitment and organization!
July 13, AM1, AM2, PM1, PM2