4 Ways to Take Time Off: Do You Need a Break?
19 May 2015
I’m taking a week off from youth ministry. It’s not because I’m going on vacation. It’s not because I have too many things in my schedule. It’s not because I no longer love students. I’m just about ready to rip some of their heads off…..
5 Things Your Senior Pastor Won’t Tell You
28 April 2015
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… A healthy relationship with your senior pastor is a core part of a healthy youth ministry. I understand this isn’t often the case, and you may wonder most days what’s happening in his or her head. It..
Life-changing Partnerships in Guatemala
13 March 2015
Hey #YMNation! I had the opportunity to sit down with Brent Bromstrup and learn more about meaningful partnerships Lifetree Adventures has in Guatemala for sustainable impact. There is incredible life change happening! Read my Q & A with him below: Tell me about our partners..
He Didn’t Want Anything To Do With God
05 March 2015
At least that was David’s attitude as a teenager. Then he went on a Group Mission Trip and everything changed. Now, as a youth pastor, David takes his own students to serve on a Group Mission Trip every summer because he experienced the life change..
Volunteer Appreciation on a Budget
03 March 2015
I should probably clarify that I don’t normally go dumpster diving. It was simply a matter of timing – I drove by a local Steak-n-Shake that was closing and saw employees tossing out cases of unused sundae glasses. I scored three dozen, just like that. Now..