Does Serving Remedy Teen Anxiety?
27 June 2016
Fixing things doesn’t fix you. (I thought we should get that out of the way.) Because there actually is a direct connection to how serving others can help you get out of a funk… as long as you realize it’s a running start, and not the whole marathon...
Summer Ministry Survival Guide
24 June 2016
The Levert Summer Ministry Survival Guide The ministry life is year-around-busy, and summer often puts an already activity-driven lifestyle into full-on beast-mode busy. Below are some of our “do’s” and “don’ts” for surviving the summer ministry schedule. DO work hard and play hard. Work as..
Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: Transformation
23 June 2016
Three weeks ago, we began a conversation around peer-to-peer mentoring. Then, we talked about how to set it up. Now, we will look at the transformation stories surrounding it. Below are three accounts of mentoring, one from a principal, one from a peer mentor, and one from a..
Three Questions to Re-brand Your Ministry
20 June 2016
Three Questions to Re-brand Your Ministry When was the last time you “re-branded” your youth ministry? Or even just thought about whether or not your logo, name, or shirts reflect who you are as an organization, church, or ministry? We realized it had been a while..
How to Send Apps For Encouragement
20 June 2016
I spoke with a teen in our ministry today who needs a little encouragement. He is struggling through some typical teen/parent issues, issues that he needs to wrestle with and submit to. You can see part of our text exchange here: This is only a snapshot of what is going..