4 Myths about Student Ministry

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 7Continue reading “4 Myths about Student Ministry”

Ways to Engage Young People in the Local Church

One major mistake churches make is not engaging the youth. This is one of the reasons college students are leaving the church. They do not feel engaged and involved in the ministry of the entire church. I think we recognize this truth, but we rarely discuss and write about how to change this. If yourContinue reading “Ways to Engage Young People in the Local Church”

How to Launch a Vision Night in your Student Ministry

By Mark Etheridge Perhaps you’re in a student ministry, and you sense your ministry needs more direction. I’m sure you’ve shared your heart with your students, but you’re not sure if they’re getting it, or you’re not sure how to get them more excited about what you’re doing. I would recommend doing something that IContinue reading “How to Launch a Vision Night in your Student Ministry”

7 ways for Pastors to Tell if They are in a Spiritual Rut

I am about to write a statement that to anyone that is not a pastor or a church leader will sound insane “Being a pastor is one of the easiest places to stop growing as a follower of Jesus.” Now, to the average church member and Christian, this sounds ridiculous. How can a person who isContinue reading “7 ways for Pastors to Tell if They are in a Spiritual Rut”

5 Myths about Youth Pastors

I have been a full-time youth pastor for 7 years. I have also been a youth intern for 3 years before that. One thing that I have noticed is that youth pastors get a lot of the jokes. Some of them are pretty hilarious, but the majority of them are false. Here are the 5Continue reading “5 Myths about Youth Pastors”