Dr. Alex McFarland Joins Sean McDowell for Youth Pastor Leadership Event

Event at The Cove on April 25-27 Is Free for Youth Pastors Who Are Answering Teens’ Most Difficult Questions About God

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Dr. Alex McFarland (, a well-known author and religion and culture expert, will team up with speaker and scholar Sean McDowell for a free event geared toward youth pastors at The Cove in Asheville, N.C., later this month.

The event, “Leadership Renewal Retreat for Youth Pastors: Engaging the Next Generation,” seeks to serve those who have a heart for young people and who are answering teens’ most difficult questions about God and the world. The event is free for qualifying youth pastors and their spouses.

WHO: Dr. Alex McFarland and Sean McDowell

WHAT: Leadership Renewal Retreat for Youth Pastors: Engaging the Next Generation

WHERE: Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove,

1 Porters Cove Road, Asheville, N.C. 28805

WHEN: April 25-27, 2016

WHY: To deepen the motivation to reach young people, renew personal commitments to individual callings, gain a better understanding of the next generation and how to introduce them to Jesus, and take home valuable insights and strategies to equip many to be influential disciples of Christ

HOW: Call The Cove at (828) 299-0276 or (800) 950-2092 or email          

Lodging is full for the event, but attendees are still welcome to attend sessions. The weekend event will focus on the scriptures of 1 Peter 2:15 and I Peter 3:15, and will also feature the band Koat of Armor for worship. For more information, visit

Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215.815.7716, 610.584.1096, ext. 102, or Beth Harrison, 610.584.1096, ext. 104,