Youth Ministry Specialists Published

May 02, 2012

Three Columbia International University alumni, who specialize in youth ministry, recently tackled some weighty topics in two separate publications. 

Trevor Miller, a 2005 graduate of the Youth Ministries program addressed consumerism and how it affects youth.  Robbie Pruitt, who graduated in 2003 with a major in Bible and a minor in Youth Ministries, writes about the connection between leadership and humility.  Andrew Hedges, who graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from CIU Seminary & School of Ministry in 2010, has authored a book on the Trinity. 

Miller is director of student ministries at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Lexington, S.C.  Read his article “Stirring It Up: Confronting Consumerism: Waking from the American Dream” published in Youth Worker Journal” at:    

Pruitt is a high school Bible teacher in Haiti and has been in youth ministry more than 17 years.  He has two articles in "Youth Worker Journal."  Read them at:   and

Hedges is the author of a new book for youth titled, “Creative Bible Lessons on the Trinity – 12 Sessions to Help Students Understand Their Place in God’s Story.”  The book is designed for small groups and student discussions.  Hedges has been a Christian educator for more than three years, and recently taught at the Minsk International School in Belarus.

Learn more about the book at: