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Letting Others Lead Part Two

Letting Others Lead Part Two

Being the leader of your ministry is one thing. Learning how to let others lead is something else. This week we are considering three ideas that might help us as we take the big step in letting others lead.

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Letting Others Lead Part 1

Letting Others Lead Part 1

Over the years I have become very comfortable in the leader position. I have led many, many trips; camping, summer camp, bike rides, hikes, mission trips, etc. So when I take a step back to let someone else lead, I have to remind myself, I am NOT the only leader!

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Controlled Chaos Podcast Special Episode with Shane Claiborne

Controlled Chaos Podcast Special Episode with Shane Claiborne

In today’s special podcast episode, Justin talks with Shane Claiborne. Shane is a prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author.  Shane worked with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, and founded The Simple Way in Philadelphia.  He heads up Red Letter Christians, a movement of folks who are committed to living “as if Jesus meant the things he said.” Shane is a champion for grace which has led him to jail advocating for the homeless, and to places like Iraq and Afghanistan to stand against war. Now grace fuels his passion to end the death penalty and help stop gun violence.

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Joyful Mom Thanks Church for Taking Daughter to Believe

Joyful Mom Thanks Church for Taking Daughter to Believe

“I have to share with you!! Hailey has spent the last hour and a half since we’ve been home sitting at the kitchen table telling me about her experience. She’s been reading her Bible to me, reviewing her notes with me, explaining where she is with her faith and why she wants to get baptized again for herself.

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Recruiting Parents to Join Your Team

Recruiting Parents to Join Your Team

On Tuesday’s blog, we shared a short list of things that are helpful to have ready for parents as you start the new school year. One of the 3 things I wrote about was using parents as volunteers within your student ministry. I wanted to come back and talk a little bit more about how we can use parents within our ministry programs

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Episode 0080 Controlled Chaos Podcast

Episode 0080 Controlled Chaos Podcast

Justin and Kurt bring another incredible podcast as they remember 9/11 and discussion suicide prevent. Katie Edward returns with another of your youth ministry tips. Then we hear from the Youth Pastor Compensation Survey creator, Dan Navarra and the upcoming survey! Justin wraps up the episode with Navy Seal, Jack Carr! Don’t miss this episode!

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3 Things You Can Do This Week

3 Things You Can Do This Week

We all want to be a great youth worker; to love our students well, to care for families, and to keep ourselves healthy. To be great, you have to be intentional when doing what you do. And each week offers us the opportunity to be better, maybe even great. So here are three simple things you can do this week to be better at what you do.

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