Changing Your Church’s Perception Of You

There are definitely, not entirely unfounded, perceptions of those who work with youth. Some of these perceptions are cultural such as, Youth Pastor’s dress too much like students (skinny jeans anyone?) Youth Pastor’s listen to weird music and often at volumes that the midweek senior bible study can hear upstairs. There are also stereotypes, also…

7 Pillars That Will Keep Your Youth Ministry From Collapsing

This is part one in my seven part series on pillars of youth ministry infrastructure. Stay up to date on future posts. Tents need poles. Houses need frames. Bodies need bones. Like all of the things above, youth ministry needs an infrastructure to keep from being just a pile of programs lying on the floor.…

Stop “Surviving” Your Youth Meeting

Some youth workers don’t like their main youth meetings. In fact, preparing for their meetings make them anxious. For some, its the pressure to “get it right.” For other youth workers, they have a casual “God will do it” mentality and do not pour a ton of effort into their meeting. This attitude could be…