Youth Theology Network

This national network helps young people explore questions about their faith, purpose in the world, and call to ministry.


curated list of links to books, articles, websites, audio files, and partner organizations

Best For

youth pastors and volunteers, parents, young adults, and youth



Suggested Uses

  • Help high school students, and those that work with them, discern possible vocational futures.
  • Equip parents, youth pastors, volunteers and students to critically think about faith and vocation.

About the Contributor

Shellie Riggs Jordan

Shellie Riggs Jordan is the director of the southeast office in Seymour. She is an American Baptist pastor who served 14 years at First Baptist Church in Seymour as the minister of youth. Prior to her time at FBC, Shellie was the director of youth and children’s ministries at First Presbyterian Church in Seymour. To her work with the Center, Shellie brings more than 24 years of experience working with youth and young adults, as well as a strong background in ecumenical ministry.  

Shellie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University and a Master of Divinity from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. She loves to travel and explore new cultures. She also loves spending time with her husband, Brent, and their kids, Gabe and Casey. Shellie lives in Seymour.

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