Sustaining Momentum After Camp

Sustaining Momentum After Camp

It is that time of year again. Load up the luggage, mountain dew, Bug Spray, Sun Block, and Neon Study Bibles. We are going to Camp! Our students just returned from the best camp in the universe. We had 49 campers go with us and we hope for more next year. Their...
Tips for Speaking to Youth

Tips for Speaking to Youth

“You are so energetic! Will you come speak to our youth?” Gulp. You answer, “Um, yea, sure I would love too!”. Their response, “Great! Look forward to hearing you tomorrow!”. Maybe, just maybe, that scenario is extreme. Still, the pressure and humor it represents is...
Fighting Fairly For Your Youth Ministry

Fighting Fairly For Your Youth Ministry

It happened again. No support. No budget. No promotion. No encouragement. No help. No volunteers. Few students. Exhausted Youth Pastor. Many churches struggle in this area. Most congregations still focus on their natural tendency to be adult-centered at the expense of...
Don’t Waste Your Youth Ministry

Don’t Waste Your Youth Ministry

“Well done my good and faithful party planner.” That is one phrase I am positive Jesus will not say to Youth Pastors at the culmination of human history. I am also sure that no genuine Youth Pastor worth a slice of pizza wants to hear those words. Still the pressure...