12 Mar 2020

Church Vs ________

By |2020-03-11T08:28:44-07:00March 12th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

It seems like I’m receiving more and more messages these days from students and parents letting me know that they won’t be at church. The reasons they give me are sports or band or theater or after-school jobs. I don’t …

11 Mar 2020

Spring Slump is the Best Time of Year!

By |2020-03-12T07:18:43-07:00March 11th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Who here loves a good Spring Slump?

Listen, by now you are probably experiencing the dreaded spring slump.  Low numbers due to spring sports, nice weather, school work, and general family fatigue.  I have experienced this myself and, while I sympathize, I challenge you to re-think this

16 Jan 2020

But First: Volunteers

By |2020-01-16T11:22:52-08:00January 16th, 2020|Leadership, Volunteers|0 Comments

Getting volunteers for youth ministry can be one of the most difficult things about the job.  Even harder is getting good, committed leaders!  We see those high-profile church workers who have WHOLE TEAMS of really cool volunteers and we get …

17 Dec 2019

GUEST POST: Stay Filled Up

By |2019-12-17T23:49:42-08:00December 17th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

We are in a season that can seem crazy. I’ve read blog posts and Facebook posts, listened to podcasts, and heard sermons echoing the idea that the Christmas season can be overwhelming for some, draining for others, and rarely expectant …