READY. SET. REST. This article comes from a unique perspective, and we are very pleased to brag on a Strength to Stand Intern- Caleb Jones! As ministers we must be careful to rest and ask the Lord to refill us. Many of you are in the process of calendar planning, and so we challenge you […]
Six Defining Characteristics of Generation Z
Here is an article from one of our favorite blogs! Challies does a great job attacking some big conversations in ministry, and hopefully you enjoy his call to respect your body and stay healthy. Guard Your Health
50 Themed Event Ideas – Stoked On Youth Ministry Great article if you are running low on theme ideas. However, we know youth pastors are quite the creative bunch, so if you have any other great theme ideas that you don’t see on this list, please share this article plus your youth group’s favorite theme […]
Below is an article from Melton Duncan, a writer for Ligonier Ministries. For those unfamiliar with Ligonier Ministries, it is the teaching fellowship of R.C. Sproul, who has also put out a series of theological pamphlets which you can read for free with your kindle tablet or app. Included at the bottom is a link […]
Below are a few podcasts that speak directly to the struggles of ministry burnout, and how to take preventative measures so that your calling doesn’t fall into self-harm. Preventing Ministry Burnout: For The Church The first podcast is about 8 minutes. For The Church has put out a few really great shorts with interviews and […]
Seven Summer Social Media Ideas for Churches Jonathan Howe with Ministry Feeds offers up a great list of ways to connect with your students and parents this summer.
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.
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!