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..
11 July 2014
It’s summer—the time of year when most of us ministry workaholics finally take a vacation. And while vacations are supposed to be times of relaxation, rest, and rejuvenation, they can often become just the opposite. Especially if you have kids! During our nine years of..
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..