7 ways to reach youth ___Seven things are required of churches that want to minister effectively to at-risk youth, according to Nathan Anguiano: ___ A passion for reaching all youth, including "the unreachable, the unteachable and the unloved." ___ Support of church leaders who demonstrate a caring attitude and willingness to receive all youth. ___ Willingness to build relationships with all teenagers by being available at all times and meeting their needs for "a listening ear, a caring voice and an outstretched hand." ___ Patience and an ability to help young people turn their mistakes into learning. ___ Ability to implement programs that meet varied needs of at-risk young people. ___ A love that will not give up on young people and a genuine enthusiasm for ministry among them.