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Youth Pastor’s and Tithing

My wife and I are going through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University with our church right now, and I’ve been diving into it head first. Never in my life did I think that it was possible for a Youth ...

Staying Healthy at Youth Camp

 The past 5 months for me have been a journey to eating healthy and being healthier as a whole! I was at an all-time high in weight, weighing in at 260 lbs. I have made some little changes in my diet and exercise ...

5 Reasons Your Ministry Needs Women Leaders

Your youth ministry needs women leaders.  Before we start arguing the theology of women in ministry, I want you to hear me out:  The purpose of this post is not to advocate for ordained women, or women pastors, or ...

Review of #SYMC

The Simply Youth Ministry Conference was fantastic. I know I said that I would blog every second of it, but I was completely naive of the mixture of exhaustion and rejuvenation I would be experiencing. There were so ...

Youth Pastor Networks that work

I can remember driving 2 and a half hours to get to a meeting of Southern Baptist Youth Pastors in my state because I was told it would be a better idea than meeting with the Youth Pastors of various denominations ...

How To Find Great Youth Ministry Blogs

In April, several of the YouthMin.org contributors shared their favorite blogs. These posts came out of the numerous conversations that we had and the discouragement that many of us could not connect with other ...

Youth Ministry and the Olympics: What Medal do your students strive for?

I don’t know how it is in your house, but ours is completely captivated by the XXX Summer Olympics.   Every night our entire family gathers around our tv and watches the dramatic story through the lens of ...

Why do Youth Pastors Cheat?

Why do youth pastors cheat on their groups? Why do we sacrifice our youth ministry? I’ve been there, I’m sure you have too. Every once in a while, youth pastors (I would argue pastors in general) feel ...