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

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

Nudging A Group’s Culture

Beyond the work of God through His grace, the culture of a youth group may be one of the most crucial factors in determining a group's trajectory and impact. An exclusive culture will quickly hinder your ability to be God's prevenient grace to those distant from God. An attitude such as this will describe God … Continue reading Nudging A Group’s Culture

When Leaders Get It Wrong: Part 4

Celebration! Yes, you read that correctly. When we, as leaders, or as teams have experienced failure, the last thing on our mind is celebrating. Joy, laughter, and affirmation may not even appear on our radar in the hours, days, or weeks following our frustrating experience. Those these things may not seem important in the shadow … Continue reading When Leaders Get It Wrong: Part 4

When Leaders Get It Wrong: Part 3

In the movie, I, Robot, Detective Spooner is called to investigate an apparent suicide. The scene unfolds, of course in the lobby of a major robotics company. As expected, the company wants to avoid bad press while Spooner intends to find the truth. In this pivotal scene of the movie, the now-deceased individual has left … Continue reading When Leaders Get It Wrong: Part 3