Posts filed under: youth ministry

Very excited to announce a NEW CURRICULUM! This is a project I wrote with the help of a former student who became my co-leader. What I’m most proud of about this curriculum is it’s not normal, dry or boring. We...
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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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Now that I’m the age of my students’ parents, I’ve discovered something I wish I had embraced years ago. It’s changed how I see and communicate with parents. This one shift has allowed me to communicate more confidently with them....
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Dear Youth Pastors, I’ve got a bone to pick with you. Isn’t that an awesome and encouraging way to start a blog post? But seriously, there something I see a lot in relation to summer camps and retreats. It’s the...
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I will never forget December of my freshmen year of high school. I grew up in a Christian home and attended church every weekend and midweek every Wednesday night. However, as a teen I never enjoyed it. This is the story...
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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...
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