Youth Ministry “Do’s”
19 February 2013
This week we’re taking on a few youth ministry do’s and don’ts! With our experience, we’ve learned a few things about both sides of this—we’ve both had some solid successes and some epic failures! Would love for you to read these, and then add your..
How to Lose Support of Parents in 10 Days
19 June 2013
Actually, you can lose the support of parents in 10 MINUTES, but we wanted this week’s theme to be consistent. Uninformed youth workers often criticize parents as standing in the way of youth ministry. This makes us laugh…and then cry. We hope you get this:..
Those Numbers Represent Individuals
05 June 2013
Over the years of being a paid professional within the church—as a youth pastor, senior pastor, and church planter—the number one question that I would always dread getting would be the infamous: “How many people are you running?” This week when Kurt & Josh began..
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..
Sustainable Youth Ministry – Audio Interview
08 November 2008
This is a podcast interview from the Institute for Youth Ministry with Mark DeVries and he talks about developing a youth ministry that is effective and lasting. Mark is the founder of Youth Ministry Architects and author of “Sustainable Youth Ministry” (IVP, 2008). He is..