7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting

As I talk with other student pastors, I find that one of the most frustrating things in student ministry is leading a successful parent meeting. The reasons that this is difficult and frustrating are varied. Parents do not attend the meetings Parents seem to be bored when they attend I cannot seem to engage parentsContinue reading “7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting”

Tips on Searching for a Youth Pastor Position

By: David Sheldon I believe that every person should do something that they love, and for me, that’s being a youth pastor. As a youth pastor, I work with some of the most incredible teens on the planet and love every minute of it. Well, most minutes of it. Sure, it involves a lot ofContinue reading “Tips on Searching for a Youth Pastor Position”

[Free] Small Group Discipleship Training Videos

One thing that every student ministry wants to do is train leaders! I am learning that as I grow older in my ministry that I am ministering to parents and leaders as much or more than students! It is about partnering with parents, and training your leaders to minister effectively! This area of effectiveness oftenContinue reading “[Free] Small Group Discipleship Training Videos”

Guest Post: Student Ministries Books Every Student Pastor Should Read

Austin McCann is a great friend of mine. He is in student ministry, and recently blogged about some student ministries books that are “must reads” for those working in student ministry. Here is his post, and I hope that it helps you as much as it did me. “In my last post I reviewed aContinue reading “Guest Post: Student Ministries Books Every Student Pastor Should Read”

Coaching Network Opportunity

Every student pastor needs accountability. Whether you want it or not, you need it. We all need to be accountable to someone. Every student pastor needs teaching. When we reach a point where we feel that we do not need any further teaching or growth, we might as well quit, because we will not goContinue reading “Coaching Network Opportunity”