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..
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..
The 3: Best Youth Ministry Apps (Josh)
30 April 2013
Got a smartphone? Chances are you’re working at integrating some great apps into your youth ministry world. We do the same thing—and while Angry Birds Star Wars and Temple Run 2 take up a little too much of our time if we’re honest, there are..
20 Ideas to Increase Relational Ministry (Part 2)
24 April 2013
Yesterday we ran down 10 quick hits on increasing relational ministry in your youth group; today we’re back with 10 more and hoping you contribute another couple in the comments, too! Here we go: 11. Set up shop at a fast-food place right next to..
20 Ideas to Increase Relational Ministry (Part 1)
23 April 2013
This week we’re going to simply knock out 20 ways you can increase the level of relational ministry in your youth group. Quick, random, hits that we hope inspire you to try something new, too! 1. Add a greeting time in youth group. Give them..