YouthMin - Resource for Youth Ministry
An Open Letter to Students on Identity

Dear Student, I see what is going on.  You might think it’s invisible to the people around you, but I see it.  I see how you are working so hard for approval from those around you.  I see the clothes you ...

The first step is always the hardest

What is God stirring in your heart? The first few verses of the book of Ezra open with the king of Persia essentially granting freedom to the exiles of God that are within his reign the freedom to go home and to ...

What camp/retreat center do you go to?

When I moved to Massachusetts, our youth ministry already had a retreat booked at a retreat center, and it was only a few weeks after I started, so I wasn’t going to even think about changing it. It was nice, ...

Tips for When In-Between Ministry Positions

Looking for a ministry position can be a lengthy process, and it feels even longer.  I know this personally; yet, as I look over the last nine months of my life outside of a church ministry position, I realize that ...

Brokenness – How can God let these things happen

Once more this week, our hearts are broken over the loss of innocent life taken by a monster. As news updates kept coming into my phone today, I couldn’t fathom the loss and the pain of the families, ...

Jesus Is The Goal

What is the reason that you accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior? You remember that story when things changed forever? Why do you preach the Gospel to others? My heart is for the lost, that is the very reason I ...