Student Ministry #fail: Warm Bodies
16 July 2014
Maybe you’ve heard the expression that all some volunteers need to be is a warm body? Aka, someone who is actually alive. There was a time in my ministry where I would have taken someone with a moderately lukewarm body. I’ve never been really awesome..
Team Building Basics, Part Two: Giving People The Tools They Need
16 July 2014
Being a youth worker is a lot like being a construction worker; to be effective you need an understanding of the task at hand and the right tools for the job. One without the other leads to frustration, incompetence…or both! And sense we all want..
Talking Trash with Students Who Want to Serve
15 July 2014
I’d advertised the opportunity well. “You’re invited to join our Student Leadership Team.” It was my second week at the church, and the students didn’t know me or what to expect from this invite. All they knew was that whomever was on this team would..
Student Ministry and Divorce: The Numbers You’ve Heard Wrong
12 July 2014
” ‘Christians divorce at roughly the same rate as the world!’ It’s one of the most quoted stats by Christian leaders today. And it’s perhaps one of the most inaccurate.” - Glenn Stanton Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard a pastor, youth pastor, Sunday..