When a Student Falls in Love with the Youth Worker
31 July 2014
Because of the difficulties students have in early and mid-adolescence to manage strong feelings of intimacy, the new experience of having someone who listens and whom they can trust sometimes lead them to believe that they are in love with their youth worker. Sadly, many..
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..
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..