Top 10 Ways to Keep Youth Ministry Volunteers Around
29 June 2015
(I’m currently on this soapbox based on a recent VBS experience. You can read the story in my last post.) So if I was your youth ministry volunteer, or hoping to be, here’s what would keep me around: 1) Last-minute scheduling: I want to be..
How to Treat a Ministry Volunteer Badly
25 June 2015
A story about one woman’s attempt to serve at her church’s VBS: I’ve been attending a small church. I’m not sure they have picked up on the fact that I’ve been coming, though. I think they don’t get a lot of new members, so maybe they..
For Summer Camp Cabin Leader Volunteers
24 June 2015
Summer camp is one of my favorite events of the year. I’ve watched God do some amazing things at camp in the lives of students, and even in the lives of leaders. I’ve watched cabin leaders become small group leaders, weekend leaders and even one..
Discussion Starter: Inside Out
23 June 2015
What happens when a tween’s core memories are challenged? This is the premise of the new Disney/Pixar blockbuster Inside Out. It’s a movie that everyone will enjoy for different reasons, although youth workers will especially appreciate the amazing discussions it can create with students and..