About Ronald

I'm the middle school pastor at Wayside Chapel in San Antonio, TX and have been doing student ministry for 14 years! I love small group ministry, playing ridiculous games, Dr Pepper and Taco Bell. I also love watching students grow in their walk with Jesus!
7 Mar 2022

Mental Health and Family

By |2022-02-28T13:03:02-08:00March 7th, 2022|Leadership|0 Comments

As youth workers, I think we do a good job of talking about mental health and teens, although there are always ways we can do better. But what happens when those struggles hit too close to home and you find …

1 Dec 2021

Pro Lock-In

By |2021-12-01T12:16:27-08:00December 1st, 2021|Leadership, Youth Ministry Hacks|0 Comments

All-Nighters take me out for days. Sore muscles, foggy brain, exhausted body. Is it worth it?

I remember years ago reading a survey of thousands of teens from youth groups around the country; when it came to popular fun events, …

1 Nov 2021

Chaos or Catalyst?

By |2021-11-01T12:27:28-07:00November 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Covid plunged our world into chaos in 2020, but it proved to be a catalyst for incredible growth in our students and change in our student ministry. One blessing amid the chaos was the freedom from expectations of how things

23 Jun 2021

Find a New Way to Count

By |2021-06-23T14:25:30-07:00June 23rd, 2021|Youth Ministry Hacks|0 Comments

The number of students we have since reopening is different than before.

I bet that’s the same for you too. Whether it’s more or less, you’re probably in a weird “new normal” territory.

My own group is seeing a smaller …

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