So you work in a church? Great, but you have probably experienced seasons of discouragement that make you want to quit. Being a church leader is like many jobs in that they are stressful, but it is a different type of stress. You cannot walk away from the stress. You take it home with you … Continue reading 4 Reminders For Church Leaders To Experience Longevity
Every leader understands the importance of recruiting and developing volunteers. It is not rocket science, but so few do this the right way. Why? I believe we recruit people, but not always the right people. Part of being a good leader is not only recruiting people, it is recruiting the right people. So, if we … Continue reading Characteristics Of Prospective Youth Leaders
We have all been hurt in the ministry at some point. In this post, Mark Etheridge from experience shares how to react to being hurt by a ministry that you love.
By: Mark Etheridge When you walk into a Christian bookstore, you've probably noticed all of the “Christian” merchandise the store offers. Perhaps you were even surprised at what all they did offer. As you make your way up and down the aisles, you will notice a variety of t-shirts, CDs, books, bumper stickers, or even … Continue reading Bursting The Bubble Of The Christian Sub-Culture
PODCAST is LIVE: The podcast will be available online at www.terracecrawford.com/blog, via iTunes, and at www.ThisWeekinYM.com! Every Thursday there will be a new episode. PREMIERE EPISODE: This Week in Youth Ministry - Episode 1: How to Jump Start Your Parent Ministry, featuring Jeremy Lee, the founder of ParentMinistry.net. Plus+ Tony Nolan, speaker on the WinterJam Tour, drops by … Continue reading Terrace Crawford New Podcast is Live
My friend, Terrace Crawford is one of the best in the business when it comes to training those in youth ministry! He is still doing some awesome stuff and I want to share with you the newest awesome thing that Terrace has done. Terrace is launching a youth ministry podcast. The podcast will be entitled … Continue reading “This Week in Youth Ministry” – New Podcast Launches Thursday
There are so many myths regarding student ministry and student pastors. I wrote a post about the 5 myths of youth pastors. You can view the post here. This post is about the myths of student ministry. Student ministry has a stigma about it. I can remember when I first went into student ministry 7 … Continue reading 4 Myths about Student Ministry