Discomfort and Discipleship

There is nothing comfortable about real discipleship. It is the role of the the youth pastor, you, to create discomfort in your youth ministry all the while being hospitable. The evangelist Billy Graham used to say of his preaching, “I have come to afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted.” I believe the youth pastor…

7 Pillars That Will Keep Your Youth Ministry From Collapsing Part 6

This is part six in my seven part series on how to keep your youth ministry from collapsing. You can read from the beginning here. Without discipleship, the church is a halfway house for repeat offenders. That’s a strong statement, but I stand behind it. I’ve worked in enough churches that were unintentional in their…

How To Transform Your Decaying Youth Meeting Into A Flourishing City-Wide Movement (This New “Shift” Is Not Taught In Seminary, Yet…) I’m about to reveal a “new” way of youth ministry that’s proven to not only teach about discipleship, but puts your students into an ACTIVE discipleship process! Even though you may now think this…