Are You Sick?

Are You Sick?

I’m going to come clean about an addiction here. I’m addicted to podcasts. Seriously can’t get enough! Right now my greatest addiction is the Carey Nieuwhof podcast. You should listen to it, like, every day. But seriously, I wanted to share one that...
Breaking Down Barriers to the Bible

Breaking Down Barriers to the Bible

Do you remember the first time the Bible “came alive” for you? I do. I was fourteen years old on a mission trip with YWAM in Mexico. It was a three week trip, and the first half was focused on discipleship and training. They gave us an hour every day to...
Am I Making a Difference?

Am I Making a Difference?

If you’ve been in youth ministry (or ministry of any kind really) long enough, you’ve dealt with the discouragement and pain of watching someone you’ve invested in begin to drift from God and start making decisions that are not beneficial to their...
Soul Care: Can we be friends?

Soul Care: Can we be friends?

There was a time in my life several years ago when I was talking to my wife about how I wasn’t sure if I had any friends who weren’t teenagers. When you spend so much of your “free time” hanging out with teens as a youth worker, it easily...