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..
A Beeline to Belonging
25 July 2014
In my last post, I wrote about establishing the value of belonging within your student ministry. Not only should this happen within the youth room, but within every aspect of your ministry to students – small groups, outreaches, service trips, and even having fun at..
Youth Ministry “Do’s”
19 February 2013
This week we’re taking on a few youth ministry do’s and don’ts! With our experience, we’ve learned a few things about both sides of this—we’ve both had some solid successes and some epic failures! Would love for you to read these, and then add your..
Following the Call to Lead: A Response
29 November 2012
There’s a debate among experts about whether leaders are born or whether leaders are made. I’m not an expert, but I’m going to weigh in: Leaders are born. Managers are made. You can be a leader but not the best manager. The best leaders are..
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..