Transitioning Students into Middle School Ministry Wonderful article by Aaron Meservey on strategies to welcome new students and parent into the youth group from the crop of students already in your church’s children ministry.
The Worst Way For A Youth Pastor to Manage Time Chase Snyder gives some great tips on how to not waste your time as a youth pastor, and instead, increase the efficiency of your ministry and the time you spend with those involved in it.
Lately in our office we have been discussing sharing and how important it is to share your life with others. Not just what you did over the weekend, the latest thing your child did or how many numbers you are running on a Wednesday night, but real, authentic sharing. Sharing of struggles and hurts and […]
What is the appropriate response to a youth who has been, or is currently being abused? Are there ways in which you can equip your students to identify neglect among their peers, and give them courage to step in and serve? Below are a few resources to help counsel and identify the effects of abuse […]
Real Love Encourages Others to Do the Right, Most God-Glorifying Thing Randy Alcorn addresses what loving others in the name of Christ actually means, and how this honest (not enabling) love will influence both believers and non believers.
5 Indicators Your Volunteers Are “All In” Justin Knowles, writer for DYM blog, lists some things to look out for in committed volunteers. Aim to see these characteristics in your own volunteers!
Distractions That Can Affect Your Ministry Keith Parker on the most common distractions that get in the way of our ministry. Great article from YouthMin.Org
3 Things YOU Must Know on Growing Yourself Physically I’ve rewritten this blog at least 5 times in hopes of communicating effectively with you, friends. Now, the following post could potentially cause you to grow frustrated with me, but please understand that I am writing from genuine care for my fellow brother and with an […]
3 Things YOU Must Know on Growing Yourself in Leadership As a child, I was always amazed by my dad. My dad was a solider and a farmer. He led from working hard and treating people right. It always felt like he did his best to make the right decision because he simply wanted to […]
3 Thing YOU must know on growing yourself spiritually I recently was on an airplane heading back from a trip to Haiti. As I sat down and pulled out my iPad to begin writing this post, the safety instructions for the airplane came on. You know them. “In case of an emergency, an oxygen mask […]