An Immoral Youth Ministry Decision

An Immoral Youth Ministry Decision

I may be on the fringe here (and like all things, I reserve the right to be wrong and have my mind changed) but I think one of the most immoral decisions we can make in youth ministry is to prioritize OURSELVES – the staff, the leaders, the adults – over...
Getting Middle Schoolers to Pay Attention

Getting Middle Schoolers to Pay Attention

There is a level of frustration, irritation, and anger some people will never know unless they are a youth worker. Getting students to settle down, stop talking, and listen can be some of the most difficult tasks you will do in youth ministry. It can seem impossible...
Cooking Up Culture Takes Time

Cooking Up Culture Takes Time

What is that one item you would be at a loss without? First thing that might come to your mind: your computer, your car, your phone. I know the one item I could not live without … our microwave! Heating or reheating food would take forever. Ain’t no one willing to...
I Got a Flat Tire and I’m Happy About It

I Got a Flat Tire and I’m Happy About It

It was a busy day for me, and it had a terrible night the night before too. I didn’t sleep well, snoring was happening and I’m not pointing fingers at anyone. I got up at 3:00am to get ready to go wait in line to get my youngest son into the preschool of my wife’s...

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