About Ronald

I'm the middle school pastor at Wayside Chapel in San Antonio, TX and have been doing student ministry for over a decade. My wife and I have been married for 12 years and we have three wonderful daughters! I love small group ministry, playing ridiculous games, Dr Pepper and Taco Bell. I also love watching students grow in their walk with Jesus!
5 Jun 2020

Stop Comparing

By |2020-06-02T19:35:02-07:00June 5th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

I saw a shirt once that said: “I run….  I’m slower than a turtle in molasses in the winter, but I run”.  I have never seen something that more accurately describes me as a runner.  But I do love to …

2 Jun 2020

Youth Ministry of Micro-Influencers

By |2020-06-02T21:25:43-07:00June 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A recent study, “The Influencer Report: Engaging Gen Z and Millennials”, was published by Morning Consult. The market research and data intelligence company surveyed over 2,000 13-38 year-olds and reported some fascinating observations from their findings.

Let’s focus in on: …

18 May 2020

It’s Time to Make a Plan

By |2020-05-20T13:52:32-07:00May 18th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Most of the country is still closed down. Some of it however, is opening back up again! If your leadership is anything like mine, they are stressed out. There’s a whole bunch of new guidelines they are trying to follow …

1 May 2020


By |2020-05-01T11:38:20-07:00May 1st, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

You might feel a little bit like Ansley Higginbotham right now.

Whether you’re a parent or a youth worker in the lives of students, this tension is real:

One thing I’ve noticed:
Even a pandemic cannot seem to stop the