"Popular youth ministry models of even a few years ago have quickly become outdated. Chap Clark's adoption youth ministry paradigm offers a reenvisioned lens through which to see youth ministry--a radically welcoming and inclusive spiritual kinship with teens linked together through a solidarity of love, grace, and mercy. The breadth of Adoptive Youth Ministry thoughtfully and honestly engages this paradigm in dialogue with the social sciences, theology, and youth ministry, addressing trends that show what we in the academy and in the field already know--that teens are not attending church and are not believing and embracing 'traditional' faith. With the acceleration of technology, globalization, and instantaneous connections, the field of youth ministry must ever adapt to remain effective, relevant, and authentic. Adoptive Youth Ministry attempts to address these issues and move the conversation forward by answering the question, now what?"