LTYM: Creating Your Student Leadership Program
09 March 2016
We’re back with a fresh look to Let’s Talk Youth Ministry (LTYM)! We’ve made some changes to the show and would love your feedback on the new style. We have a better sound, and the video quality has improved. So let us know what you think! On..
The Secret Sauce of Youth Ministry
08 March 2016
Andy Stanley recently came under fire by suggesting that the secret sauce of youth ministry is in parents getting their kids to attend a large church. At least, that’s the sound byte that’s rapidly spreading around the Internet. (Stanley did apologize and reframed his comments through..
Student-driven Weekend Service
24 February 2016
Our high school ministry is in the middle of what has become the highlight of their youth group calendar every year. We call it “You Own The Weekend (YOTW)”, a six-week “series” in which the students from six different local high schools run the entire..
Weeding Out Youth Worker Marijuana
08 February 2016
Imagine that one of your volunteers smells a little funny sometimes. He tries hiding it under other scents he’s sprayed on or is chewing, but the odor remains and even makes you a bit spacey being around him. Do you weed him out, or take the “don’t..
Stop Believing These Lies About Leadership
02 February 2016
Stop Believing These Lies About Leadership There seems to be this notions that if a leader needs help, they shouldn’t be leading. I think that’s just dumb thinking. I believe that type of thinking is a huge contributor to pastors (and especially youth pastors) being overtaken by..