Dr. Shelly Melia joins the podcast to discuss ministry to preteens. This specific age group often presents several dilemmas for kids ministry leaders. Chuck and Dr. Melia discuss a few characteristics of preteens today. Is there a preferred strategy when it comes to ministering to preteens? What are the pros and cons to bumping preteens up to high school or keeping them in kids ministry? Regardless of the decision you make, its important to remember whatever you choose on one end of the spectrum will impact the other end of the spectrum. This is a systemic issue that we must address.