How should students REALLY celebrate Christmas?
22 December 2014
Christmas can bring out the best in us. Unfortunately, it can also bring out the worst in us. (Need convincing…watch a Black Friday video where someone gets trampled so others can save $20 on a TV.) I find I often forget that part of my..
Including Students In Your Life
08 December 2014
To lead student’s means you have to include them in your life. No brainer, right?! Wrong. No matter how much we care for students, it still takes an intentional, deliberate effort on our part as leaders. Life is busy, stressful and unpredictable. To lead students..
02 December 2014
Post originally written for Lifetree Family. Read it on their site here. “Look over there, kids. You see that cocoon? That caterpillar is rebranding.” – 21st Century Parenting I was at a wedding not that long ago, enjoying some conversation with the random people I..
Confrontation in Youth Ministry
06 November 2014
Confrontation is not my favorite part of my job, but it is definitely part of the work of youth ministry. Hypothetically, when you have both a student and a parent calling out one of your student leaders for poor choices, it is time for you..