Viewing Your Lessons as Anchors and Sails
29 June 2016
Anchors & Sails A constant struggle for many youth workers is trying to determine what lessons/topics to teach, and when. And unless you use a pre-produced curriculum that has a well thought out and ordered scope and sequence my hunch is you struggle, too. Since your..
Does Serving Remedy Teen Anxiety?
27 June 2016
Fixing things doesn’t fix you. (I thought we should get that out of the way.) Because there actually is a direct connection to how serving others can help you get out of a funk… as long as you realize it’s a running start, and not the whole marathon...
Summer Ministry Survival Guide
24 June 2016
The Levert Summer Ministry Survival Guide The ministry life is year-around-busy, and summer often puts an already activity-driven lifestyle into full-on beast-mode busy. Below are some of our “do’s” and “don’ts” for surviving the summer ministry schedule. DO work hard and play hard. Work as..
Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: Transformation
23 June 2016
Three weeks ago, we began a conversation around peer-to-peer mentoring. Then, we talked about how to set it up. Now, we will look at the transformation stories surrounding it. Below are three accounts of mentoring, one from a principal, one from a peer mentor, and one from a..
Three Questions to Re-brand Your Ministry
20 June 2016
Three Questions to Re-brand Your Ministry When was the last time you “re-branded” your youth ministry? Or even just thought about whether or not your logo, name, or shirts reflect who you are as an organization, church, or ministry? We realized it had been a while..