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Get Vulnerable

Get Vulnerable

Several years ago, I was struggling desperately in my personal life. Depression had clouded every aspect of my life, making it difficult to do normal daily tasks, let alone lead a group of students. Growing up, I wasn’t taught how to properly deal with my own...
Programming with a Purpose

Programming with a Purpose

What message is your programming sending? Just yesterday, our student ministries team was talking philosophy for an upcoming event. We’re essentially rebuilding this event from the ground up. With that, comes a long conversation about philosophy. In student ministry...
When You’re Jr. High Job is On the Line

When You’re Jr. High Job is On the Line

It begins with a wiggle in your gut. You’re not sure why but something’s different. You’ve been on staff for awhile and the climate around your job isn’t as “sunny skies” as it used to be. You walk into a room, people stop talking, and you get the sense you were the...
Making Intentional Changes

Making Intentional Changes

It was two years into my first student ministry position when it became evident, I had a problem. My students–especially my leaders–had negative, critical attitudes toward just about everything the church did. It seemed that any sermon, event, or activity the church...

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