Team Building Basics, Part One: Finding The Right People
09 July 2014
“There are no Lone Rangers in Youth Ministry”, the old saying goes. And while most of us know that successful ministry to teenagers can’t be a solo gig, many still struggle with the whole process of building a healthy youth ministry team. Many youth workers..
Do’s & Don’ts: A Response
21 February 2013
I have to be honest, when I saw this week’s topic (Do’s and Don’ts) I wasn’t excited. My first thought was how youth ministry doesn’t need another “Do these five things and get this wonderful result” type of article. I understand practical help is needed,..
Letting Go of Your Seniors
23 January 2013
About this time of the year, maybe next month at the latest, something difficult happens. The seniors in your ministry begin to “migrate to warmer climates.” Slowly transitioning to what is next. January may seem early in the year to be writing about losing your..
FAQ: Baptisms From Start to Finish
09 January 2013
From time to time we pause from the normal posts to answer a few questions from you—the Youth Ministry Nation. Here are a couple we received in the past few weeks, all relating to baptism. 1. How much time do you believe students need after..
The Ministry of Writing | 5 Reasons to Start
23 April 2014
I recently read my 6th grade autobiography. I’m so glad Mrs. Leedale gave us that assignment. It was the first time I felt really alive while doing school work. So, I like writing. But even if you don’t there are some great reasons to consider..