3 Things Every Young Leader Can Do Right Now

There are so many good young leaders. If you do not think so, you need to subscribe to Thom Rainer’s blog. You can do so here. Jonathan Howe writes for Thom and does a regular young influencer list, and the list continues to grow. Seminaries are full of young leaders who have tons of potential. One of the biggest questions that young leaders ask is how do they lead up? How can they influence the leader over them. Obviously they are young with little to no experience, but have a vision that at times surpasses the vision of their leader. … Continue reading 3 Things Every Young Leader Can Do Right Now

Freebie Friday: Internship Application and Expectations

Do you use interns in your student ministry? We do. We try to hire a student ministry intern each and every summer, and it is a huge help. I like it for a number of reasons. You can read a post that I did recently entitled, “Reasons to try to hire interns in your student ministry” by clicking HERE! Today I want to share a free application and expectation form for your interns in your student ministry. Download the FREEBIE HERE!! Question: Do you have applications and expectations for your student ministry interns? Continue reading Freebie Friday: Internship Application and Expectations

[Guest Post] 3 Things Ministry Internships will teach you

I asked Mark Etheridge, our summer intern for the past 2 summers to write a short blog post on internships and what they teach you. You can connect further with Mark below: Twitter Blog “My name is Mark Etheridge and I’ve had the opportunity to be a Student Ministry Intern under Josh for the second straight summer. I can honestly say that interning has been one of the greatest experiences of my life, and one of the most beneficial components to my ministry preparation. Here I would like to share a few thoughts about what to expect when you start … Continue reading [Guest Post] 3 Things Ministry Internships will teach you

Reasons to try and hire interns in your student ministry

As ministry goes, we are in need of more leaders and even sometimes interns to help us effectively do student ministry! Last summer was one of the busiest summers of my entire life. I was juggling moving into a new home, planning for camp, other trips and activities, helping with vacation Bible school, planning a much-needed vacation, and our baby girl was scheduled to be born. It was extremely hectic as you can imagine. Then came Mark Etheridge! What an answer to our prayers? Mark grew up in the student ministry here, and is at Liberty University studied for student … Continue reading Reasons to try and hire interns in your student ministry