Jesus-Centered Ministry Loss
28 September 2015
It hurts, doesn’t it? A student, family or volunteer leader you’ve poured your life into suddenly disappears out of your ministry… and you have no idea why. Then again, perhaps you do know why – maybe they had a legitimate issue with something you did..
Sometimes We Take 1 Timothy 4:12 Too Far!
25 September 2015
If you want to be in youth ministry for the long haul, you must learn to have fun with students. I get the fact that you have administrative tasks to get done and program stuff to get done, but taking a break to have fun keeps it all..
Your Students and Your Children
24 September 2015
WARNING: What we say will fire some of you up. Great! Share your thoughts in the comments below. We want to learn from your experiences just like we’ve learned from our own! Tasha and I started serving in youth ministry while we were still single. We..
The Most Jaded Generation?
22 September 2015
I came across this quote from leadership guru John Maxwell recently… “The pessimist complains about the wind, the optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” It got me thinking there should be an addition to the quote… “Cynics have forgotten what wind..
The Butterfly Life of Teenagers
21 September 2015
It’s easy to see teenagers like caterpillars that are wrestling free from the numbing rhythms of their everyday life and into their butterfly life—where they figure out who they really are and what they really have to give to the world. Life can be ugly,..