YP Fail: Don’t Forget Your Leaders

YP Fail: Don’t Forget Your Leaders

My worst fail was not youth-ministry-related, but it did happen in church. It involved an advent candle I forgot to blow out that led to a fire that burned part of the stage and caused the church to smell like smoke for a month. Let’s just say I haven’t lived that one...
Sticking with Student Leadership

Sticking with Student Leadership

My experience working with student leaders has been a bit of a roller coaster. There have been times when I’ve seen student leaders really get the relational side of ministry and form a strong relationship with a middle school students, and that has been incredibly...
Relationship: The Key To Teams

Relationship: The Key To Teams

I was given the role of youth pastor two years ago and have found building a reliable volunteer team to be one of the biggest challenges I’ve faced in that time. I have so far learned two valuable lessons: 1. It is best to work slowly on building a team. 2. It is...