Posts filed under: Training

I’ve been asked to teach a 30 minute training on adding value to youth ministry. I’ve chosen to take the angle of adding value through volunteers. As I prepare this talk, I can’t help but deal with some sadness. A...
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I’m starting youth ministry as a Jr High volunteer small group leader in a new church. I’ve got 25 years of experience and I’m ready to hit the ground running. This is going to be amazing! I’ve been partnered with...
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Last Sunday I began serving in Transit (the Junior High Ministry at North Point Church). This is also the beginning of my 25th year in youth ministry (pats himself on the back). I was surprised by something that I think...
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I highly recommend investing an hour of your time listening to this podcast about dealing with racism in youth ministry. Even if you don’t feel this is an issue in your youth ministry, you will find this a great use...
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Today in my quiet time, I stopped reading at 2 Timothy 3:5 because it was pretty convicting. The verse: They will act religious, but they will reject the power that could make them godly. Stay away from people like that....
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This is a picture of my Life Group co-leader. His name is Hector. If I had a son, I’d love for it to be him. A few days ago Hector posted this picture on Instagram. I screenshotted the photo and...
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My town has ants again. The temperatures have been in the 90’s all week. I should have seen it coming. I threw out a plate of cookies this morning because ants were throwing a party under the plastic I had...
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