01 July 2015
This past week while at a retreat, I noticed our brand new intern laying in the lounge reading a book. From a distance I asked, “Whatcha reading?” To which she enthusiastically replied, “Some book called Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry. It’s AWESOME!” If you’ve not yet read it,..
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..