Leadership | Programming | Speaking | Volunteers | Worship
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What Would Jesus Do?

What would Jesus do? The saying that launched a zillion wrist bands! But it’s a timeless question that has some fun implications when you apply it to youth ministry. Here are a few of the things we believe Jesus would do as a youth pastor...
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Leadership | Programming | Speaking
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Buy, Borrow, Beg (and steal) Ideas

Where do you get all of your creative ideas for your youth group? Easy! Buy, borrow, beg, or steal. Here’s what we mean. BUY 
If you’re looking for creative ideas for your next sermon series, find one of the many resource providers online that have..
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Leadership | Speaking | Volunteers
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Dealing with Disappointment in Ministry

This past Sunday we held our annual High School Christmas party. As our time kicked off we had a slight issue with the food not being quite ready, so we jumped ahead and facilitated a few mixer games that our core students had organized. This..
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Speaking
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[Bible] Swimming in the Deep End

Recently a friend emailed me and asked what I do to prepare for speaking. There are a million ways to deliver a message (and not all are effective), but not much has been written about how to prep for a talk/series. So I thought I’d..
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Discipleship | Leadership | Small Groups | Speaking
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Lazy Days: A Youth Worker’s Summer?

I’m writing this article from a suburban Cincinnati Starbucks. As I write, the summer is just kicking off. Church ministry mixed with some outside ministry responsibilities has shaped this summer into the busiest I’ve ever experienced. And to be honest, I’m not loving it! Simply..
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