Four Keys To Goal Setting

I had the privilege of talking with my friend and co-author of Prepared For Impact Ryan Latham. Ryan shares a chapter he wrote in the book on goal setting and it is fire if you’re wanting to set some goals for your youth ministry this year. You can pick up the book Prepared For Impact…

Overcoming Your Youth Ministry's Past

In the play, SWEAT by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lynn Nottage, change is coming for workers at a steel tubing plant. That’s tough to do in a town like Reading, where so much pride is tied up in the past. Nottage says whenever she met someone in Reading, she always asked them: How would you describe…

Overcoming Your Fear Of Leading Change

I’m afraid. And if we were honest, we’d all say we are afraid. A youth pastor’s fears are many. Fear of trying something new changing something old retiring a volunteer changing camps and a host of other things you know you should do, but don’t because you are afraid of the backlash from parents, kids,…