Posts filed under: Volunteers

Full disclosure: I sometimes rub people the wrong way… especially in my youth ministry where I volunteer. I think the biggest part of the problem is personality differences. The second biggest part is misunderstandings. Every time (without fail) when somebody...
Continue Reading →
I asked Jordan Bressler to share about his experience as a missionary to New Zealand. I also asked him to share a link at the bottom for how readers can support him. Jordan was an all star student and I’m...
Continue Reading →
Last weekend I met a student named Jeff who told me about his Life Group leader. The more I heard, the more I realized I needed to share his story. My hope is reading why Jeff loves his leader, you...
Continue Reading →
The other day I was reading through Matthew Chapter 4 and at the same time I was trying to think of a blog post for my first posting on Volunteer Youth Ministry. Matthew Chapter 4 talks about the start of...
Continue Reading →
I just finished my morning devotions, or did I just finish lesson prep? Being a youth worker, it’s so hard to have my quiet time with God and not turn it into lesson prep for my Life Group students. If...
Continue Reading →
As volunteer youth workers, we do our ministries a favor when we bring new ideas to the table. The caution here is to not expect our ideas to be adopted. However, if we don’t offer them, the ministry for sure...
Continue Reading →
We at VYM stacked hands on our vision today. It’s all about the conversation of the community and we want you to be part of it. As a group of volunteers, we’ve benefitted from sharing with each other what we’ve...
Continue Reading →
Saw this post over at Cory Lebovitz’s Blog about building a great volunteer youth ministry team. He’s got some tips that all youth ministries would do well to implement. I’m going to post a small snippet below. Head over to...
Continue Reading →
This is a follow up to my last post about meeting with the new small group leader my recent high school graduates have. Their new leader has the same passion I do for seeing the boys grow spiritually. We even...
Continue Reading →