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Rev. Sam Ninan

Rev. Sam Ninan was born in India, and came to the US at a young age. Having gone through high school and college in the US he identifies with the issues faced by the second generation. He has a Master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and is working toward a doctoral degree. He attends Living Water Church of Tampa and is actively involved in community and church organizations, such as Teen In Action, Inc. He has contributed articles to various publications within the Indian community. His wife and he have three children.

 Articles by this Author

Youth in Transition

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, credited with much of the rebuilding of America during and after the Great Depression of the 1920s and 30s, when asked about his view of the next generation of young people, remarked, “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”  Decades later, his statement still holds true.  Many young people are disillusioned with the future, and rightly so.  They face more uncertainty than anyone else about the challenges they will face in the 2000 era.  This is especially hard for Indian youth, which are in the midst of a generational transition of culture, values, faith and lifestyle.