The Youth Pastor’s Identity – Helping Youth Workers Build Successful Youth Ministries – Youth Ministry Christian Article

I’d love if you went over to iTunes and subscribed and left a review. With your youth ministry getting ready to kick back into gear, there is the temptation to become busy again, to over-plan, to stretch yourself too far and to fill up calendar for no good reason other than you find your value in the activity or the work. Granted, you may be read to get busy after all the rest you’ve had (I joke, especially if you’re…

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Serve Your Pastor Save Your Job – Helping Youth Workers Build Successful Youth Ministries – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Today I welcome my first two time guest, Ryan Latham. Ryan and I go back a ways and wrote a book together called Prepared for Impact. Ryan is the founder of Renewed Leadership, a staff training organization for churches and businesses. Today he brings you some critical tips to saving your jobs if your church is in crisis. These tips are not just for weathering a pandemic. These tips are for any crisis which upsets the natural order of things…

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Are You Exhausted? ~ RELEVANT CHILDREN’S MINISTRY – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Are you exhausted? Are you getting enough sleep? Do you dread going into the weekend because you know it will be a long one…or at least you feel like it will be a long one? Do you feel like you are running around like crazy, trying to keep it all together? Do you get exhausted just thinking about VBS? Do you come home and have a hard time unwinding from the day? Do you toss and turn all night because…

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Downshifting Your Summer Strategy – YouthMinistry.com – Youth Ministry Christian Article

If you’re a volunteer youth worker who needs to take a break, this article might help you. If you’re a youth pastor with maxed-out volunteers, this article might give you perspective. I am a longtime volunteer youth worker and full-time staffer at my church in a non-youth ministry role. As I write, the summer hasn’t even begun and, already, I have facts-of-life factors pulling me back from my traditional fourth-gear pace. While I’m still involved with our weekend middle school ministry,…

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