Seeks to identify the hot-button (contemporary) issues that youth & young adults face and develop strategies to meet those challenges. The participants are comprised of "Pract-alors" (practitioners/scholars) who are involved in youth ministry, have a heart for youth & young adults and are well-versed in the contemporary trends of today's youth. This year’s topic is, "Missional Youth Ministry." We will address what we can do to energize youth and young adults to take up the challenge of fulfilling "The Great Commission " and our prophetic calling as a church. The Reason Symposium is coordinated by AUCM(Andrews University-Campus Ministries) and will convene November 13-15, 2012, on the campus of Andrews University.