Practical Ways to Connect with Parents in Student Ministry

By: Mark Etheridge The more I’m a part of student ministry; the more I realize the need to connect with the parents of my students. The emphasis on working with parents in student ministry is a recent trend, and I believe it is both healthy and biblical. When it comes to parent ministry, I believe … Continue reading Practical Ways to Connect with Parents in Student Ministry

What Does Family Ministry Look Like?

One idea of ministry that many student ministries seem to be going for is "family ministry." I have seen many churches hiring "family pastors." It is becoming a trend. I think that it is a very good trend. This is a little bit of a different concept that our church is accustomed to. We have … Continue reading What Does Family Ministry Look Like?

Books to Recommend to Parents

    Parents, here are a few books that I would recommend for you on ministering more effectively to your student:       Passionate Parenting by Cary Schmidt A Parent's Guide to Understanding Sex and Dating by Mark Oestreicher A parent's Guide to helping teenagers in Crisis by Rich Van Pelt 99 Thoughts for Parents … Continue reading Books to Recommend to Parents

Free Webinar: Inside the Teenage Brain

I have taken a bit of a break with blogging. I have not blogged all week which is unusual for me. I have totally forgotten to share with you the free webinar that my friend, Jeremy, is sponsoring. Jeremy works over at parentministry.net which is becoming a hub for parents of teenagers to go and get training … Continue reading Free Webinar: Inside the Teenage Brain

Ministering to Parents Webinar with Jim Burns

Parentministry.net is offering a FREE webinar to help assist student pastors in ministering with parents on January 24th at 10:00 am. The webinar will be completely free and hosted by Parent Ministry. The speaker for the webinar is Jim Burns. This is a great offer that you will want to be a part of. You … Continue reading Ministering to Parents Webinar with Jim Burns