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..
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..
Can I Go Sit By Him?
18 February 2013
Sunday I was sitting in the night service and a new-ish student came in and sat next to me. He saw his brother and some other friends walk into the service (which was a big deal, I found out) and was telling me about them..
Gossip Stopper: A Response
17 January 2013
I’ve been thinking of writing a response to one of Kurt and Josh’s articles for a LONG time…until I saw this topic: Gossip. In fact, when I told my wife what the topic was, she laughed at me! Why? Because it’s been something I’ve personally..
How to Lose a Team in 10 Days
18 June 2013
You’ve worked for a full year building the amazing team of volunteers in your ministry. Everyone is screened and interviewed and things are rolling along. Then, someone drops out. Someone asks for a leave of absence. One of them burns out. Suddenly your team is..