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INSIDE LOOK

Team Simply Youth Ministry is a collective of super hero support. We’re here to serve you.

SUPER POWER

Superhuman endurance and omniglinguilism

TEAM SKILLS

Queen of crafting allies in Workcamp Cosponsors and Week of Hope Coordinator. Project Management Lowe’s specialist. A shape shifting persistent, fearless, and competive team member.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Sydney Bristol from Alias. Trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and fluent in Swahili, and moonlights as an agent for the black-ops of youth ministry. AKA Lulu, Cactus.

SUPER POWER

Regal dazzle stunner

TEAM SKILLS

Workcamp promoter, Week of Hope strategist, coordinator, and cosponsor guru, summer staff role model, fall weather boots and tiara officiando.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Princess Giselle from Enchanted, a little bit of Snow White with some additional traits of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Ariel.

SUPER POWER

Laser sweetness

TEAM SKILLS

Simply Youth Ministry marketing and social networking coordinator. Texas native BBQ skills.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Dorthy from the Wizard of Oz. Innocent, has a sweet little dog, and hates flying monkeys.

SUPER POWER

Scaring you when you least expect it.

TEAM SKILLS

Youth Ministry marketing supervisor, leadership at Simply Youth Ministry Conference, profanity preparedness, and professional on-site cafe tab opener.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

I’d be Bugs Bunny. He’s a smooth talker, a prankster, can dodge any anvil thrown at him, and he looks good dressed as a man or a woman.

SUPER POWER

He has mastered levitation.

TEAM SKILLS

Master of Ad Sales. Easily talks more than anyone on the team, and is able to keep his bluetooth headset in his ear at all-times!

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

David Copperfield…just follow him on twitter and you'll understand what we mean.

SUPER POWER

Supernatural pistol slinger and dynamite thrower

TEAM SKILLS

Workcamp prospector, talented wordsmith, onsite educator of Indian Affairs and Relations.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

I’d be Yosemite Sam. The roughest, toughest, mean ol’ hombre to ever jump a claim to a Workcamp Partnership. And a hootinst, tootinist, shootinist poet.

SUPER POWER

Super sterilizing sanitizer

TEAM SKILLS

A skilled Workcamp cosponsor coordinator, she is ultra proficient and time sensitive. A unique situation expert using undercover skills to find a solution that allows both sides to win.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Graci Hart from Miss Congeniality. The FBI agent posing as a beauty pageant contestant. Hidden behind the beauty is a kick boxing expert. Saves the day evertime.

SUPER POWER

Able to tell the origin of a coffee with one sniff

TEAM SKILLS

Leads the youth ministry sales team. He’s the most caffeinated person you’re likely to meet. Also the wisest.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Juan Valdez...enough said.

SUPER POWER

Gluten Detection

TEAM SKILLS

Mission trip advisor, peace creator, mission trip expert, photo amazement, kindness.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Laura Croft. Strong, creative, adventurous, confident.

SUPER POWER

Paint roller extension handle handler

TEAM SKILLS

Big Lebowski of The Big Day of Serving, turns water into Diet Coke, hoarder of Cafe trays, and Star Wars figurine collector.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

I’d be Gimli from Lord of the Rings. “Certainty of death, small chance of success...what are we waiting for?!”

SUPER POWER

Cognitive Chrome Creator

TEAM SKILLS

Mission trip advisor, sales genius, photo momma, and state roller derby champion!

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Carrie Underwood. From Soul Surfer not Sound of Music cause the beach is like my heaven.

SUPER POWER

Teleportation

TEAM SKILLS

Workcamp guru who is the creator of craft coffee beverages, is a superior facial hair grower, and is the chief of staff motivator and inspirer.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Gleek the space monkey from Super Friends animated series.

SUPER POWER

The “Flash”

TEAM SKILLS

Simply Youth Ministry and Group Missions customer service, Group Workcamps sales, and committee seat filler. Also the team sleep talker.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Jillean Michaels.

SUPER POWER

Plastic spoon bending with a microwave

TEAM SKILLS

Jason has never taken the BAR exam, but he can talk lawyer language as if he were an actual legal eagle. He is also the team web guru. If it resides on any of our websites, Jason has touched it.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Al Pacino. Jason has just enough Italian in him that if he wanted you to “say hello to his little friend,” you’d pay attention. Hu ah!

JEFF

@jttfire

SUPER POWER

Pretending to care about soccer

TEAM SKILLS

Group Missions Leader, presenter at Simply Youth Ministry Conference. Jeff can text 4 words a minute and has other worldly iPhone skills.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

I’d be Robert Redford. I simply want to look sexy even when I’m really old. Redford is what...90 years old or something close to that and he’s hot.

SUPER POWER

Medusa’s glare of stone

TEAM SKILLS

Registrar Extraordinaire, STEP Safety Team Leader, Collections “Bad Cop”, and office sanitation czar.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Elle Woods of Leagally Blonde. All you have to do to save the world is to put on one fabulous foot in front of the other.

JOBE

@jobelewis

SUPER POWER

Cross-fit lingo interpreter

TEAM SKILLS

Director of LifeTree Adventures. Expert on anything from Puerto Rico. Almost anything. Low carb food advisor.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Hughe Jackman. He is a father, a middle-aged man, and pects I admire in a hetrosexual manly way.

SUPER POWER

Energy source shifting

TEAM SKILLS

Mission Trip advisor, sales genius, Youth Ministry LIfe Coach, everyone’s friend, YM department cage match champion.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

I’d be Riddick. A highly skilled predator who is agile, stealthy for his size, extreme survivalist, and feared by all humanoids. The IRS wouldn’t dare audit me.

JUSTIN

@jbols

SUPER POWER

The silencer

TEAM SKILLS

Marketing manager for Simply Youth Ministry, social media guru, and substitute tent peg in a pinch.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Spock. Even level emotions and it’s just logical.

KATHRYN

@kathryn5411

SUPER POWER

Sonic speed biker and typist

TEAM SKILLS

Detail diva, commander of marketing intelligence for Youth Ministry.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

“M” from James Bond. Affectionately known as “The Evil Queen of Numbers.”

SUPER POWER

The sweet talker

TEAM SKILLS

LIVE sales ninja, Simply Youth Ministry team idea man, pointy shoe wearer, and offers great suggestions from any menu at any restuarant.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Austin Powers. Sweet shoes, metrosexual clothes, spy skills and he makes it all look really good. Oh behave, ya baby, ya.

SUPER POWER

Ability to remember any quote from any movie at any time. Test him...

TEAM SKILLS

Workcamp prospector. Rescuer of troubled mission trip locations. Comfortable in the knowledge he can ski and ride a bike better than any of us.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

James Dalton from Roadhouse. Mike secretly wants to be The Cooler.

SUPER POWER

Super Cute Girly Girl With Hiring Skills

TEAM SKILLS

Recruiter extraordinaire, mission minded, friendly as can be on and off camera.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Katniss Everdeen for her natural talent, striking presence, and undeniable energy! She will eat anything to survive and put herself out there to save her friends from District 11.

SUPER POWER

Supernatural confusion humor

TEAM SKILLS

Phenomenal organizer of everyone related to youth ministry, administrator of all things important.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Endora, Samantha Stevens’ Mother on Bewitched. I’d use my magic in creative, humorous ways to manipulate the youth ministry team.

SUPER POWER

Endless Encourager

TEAM SKILLS

Expert Coffee Maker and International Missions Connector and bilingual Representante de Servicio al Cliente y Administradora Extraordinaria

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Giuliana Rancic

RICK

@RickSkip

SUPER POWER

Interactive Mind Control

TEAM SKILLS

Youth Champion, executive editor for Group Magazine, leadership team for Simply Youth Ministry Conference, Red Flag Word filterer, and Greek yogurt connoisseur.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

I’d be Nacho Libre, because he’s comfortable without a shirt on and has an iron committment to the orphan children of the world. And he can build a wicked salad with corn chips.

SUPER POWER

Arcade game ticket hoarder

TEAM SKILLS

Editor and proof reader. Author relations for Simply Youth Ministry product. Rob can find a missing comma even in the most complex sentences.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Bill Murray. He can deliver a funny joke and never crack a smile while telling it.

SUPER POWER

Super speedy pedal biker

TEAM SKILLS

Project Manager, friendly fitness instructor, and professional pile driver.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Tinker Bell. Charming smile, kind personality, and never gets tired. Don’t be fooled by that sweetness. Tink will do anything to stay in Neverland.

SUPER POWER

Can sniff out a good jewelry sale from miles away.

TEAM SKILLS

Lifetree Adventures queen and expert world traveler. Recently a blushing bride and step-mom!

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Carmen Sandiego. Where in the world is Robin Alm? You certainly wouldn't look for her in Nebraska.

STEPHANIE

@stephaniekrajec

SUPER POWER

Insatiable appetite

TEAM SKILLS

Simply Youth Ministry project coordinator and team fashionista.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Sandra Bullock becasue she is mixture of hilarity and femininety.

STEPHANIE

slewis@group.com

SUPER POWER

Cloning

TEAM SKILLS

Wrangling the registration and project management team, shootin’ rattlesnakes from her sup‘d-up 4-wheeler, branding cattle, birthing goats, and always with her trusty sidekick Miss Pickles (the donkey) by her side.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Wonder Woman! She is gifted with a wide range of superhuman powers—somehow she does it all and makes it look easy! Her invisible airplane helps her be in many places at once, and her glorious locks fly in the wind!

STORM

@zafdaddy

SUPER POWER

White-Board story teller

TEAM SKILLS

Art Director Group Magazine, presenter at Simply Youth Ministry Conference, and germaphobe.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Adam Sandler. Loves 80’s music, plays the dumb guy really well, and surrounds himself with some very funny people.

SUPER POWER

Floats like a butterfly. Stings like a bee.

TEAM SKILLS

Recruitment woman extraordinaire, vivacious vocalist, Bubbly Buckeye Booster.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Princes Fiona. By the time you show up to save her from the dragon, she had already tied him up and busted out the window.

VERONICA

@veronica0827

SUPER POWER

Thermostat turner downer

TEAM SKILLS

Art Director for Simply Youth Ministry product and Simply Youth Ministry Conference theme. She’s also a Starbucks coffee cup hoarder.

MOVIE STAR ALTER EGO

Reece Witherspoon. She is legally blond.