YOU MAY BE YOUR YOUTH MINISTRY’S WORST ENEMY – PART 2

You may be your ministry's worst enemy.  A few weeks ago, in part one, we discussed one way you may be hurting your ministry. Today we are going to explore another way that you may cause harm. You may be your ministry's own worst enemy by failing to invest in your personal development. I think … Continue reading YOU MAY BE YOUR YOUTH MINISTRY’S WORST ENEMY – PART 2

5 TYPES OF LEADERS YOU NEED ON YOUR TEAM

You know that you need a team of leaders. To get this team, you will have to recruit people. It is probably not too far of a stretch to think that you want your team to be a strong team. So you need a team, and you want quality leaders. I wonder, though, have you … Continue reading 5 TYPES OF LEADERS YOU NEED ON YOUR TEAM

WHY MAJOR EVENTS ARE NOT THE ANSWER TO YOUTH MINISTRY GROWTH

Your fall semester is about to begin, and you spend hours prepping for a massive back to school bash. You rent the tallest rock wall, knockerball, and inflatables. You purchase expensive prizes and enough food to feed three high schools. The band is ready, and you book an engaging speaker. After all, you want to … Continue reading WHY MAJOR EVENTS ARE NOT THE ANSWER TO YOUTH MINISTRY GROWTH

PARENTS AND 3 WAYS NOT TO LOSE THEIR CONFIDENCE

Parents. You can't avoid the fact that they exist. You went into youth ministry because you wanted to change the lives of teenagers, but you've been handed more than you expected. The younger, less experienced version of yourself probably didn't realize that loving teenagers also meant loving parents. The younger, less experienced version of yourself … Continue reading PARENTS AND 3 WAYS NOT TO LOSE THEIR CONFIDENCE

YOU MAY BE YOUR YOUTH MINISTRY’S WORST ENEMY

You could possibly be the worst enemy of your youth ministry, volunteer team, and students. As leaders, this is never something you dream to be, but it does happen. Certainly, at times you might beat yourself up when you've made a mistake, but it isn't the norm. At least I hope not! I'm talking about … Continue reading YOU MAY BE YOUR YOUTH MINISTRY’S WORST ENEMY