Why PARENT CONNECT and How Do I Try It?
11 November 2014
A huge part of youth ministry is also helping the parents invest in the lives of their teenagers at home in the way that you do at church. Keep in touch with the parents in your youth ministry with PARENT CONNECT. The PARENT CONNECT newsletters provide you with a..
Bringing Home Difficult People
07 November 2014
Whether you have been in youth ministry for 5-minutes or 50-years, it doesn’t usually take long to figure out that there are some difficult people within our churches. You know, that parent who always seems to have an issue with something you’re doing. That elder..
Scary Stuff! Part 1: Angry Parents
30 September 2014
In honor of the scary stuff that happens at the end of October, I’m dedicating the next several articles to some of the scarier things youth workers deal with. For example, coming face-to-face with an angry parent can be one of the scarier things you encounter..
Questions Before the Holidays (Even Though It’s September!)
05 September 2014
Some of you may have read the title of this piece and said to yourself, “Holidays?! It’s only September! We have plenty of time before we start having to deal with the holidays!” On the one hand, yes, you’re right! Thanksgiving is a few months..