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
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?
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
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
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