I started reading Fahrenheit 451 last week, and I ran across this quote and had to laugh: Teenagers: They're peculiar, aggravating, yet easy to forgive. They're so much more, too--they're creative, ambitious, crazy, sassy, yet more intelligent than adults are sometimes. I love it. What are teenagers to you?
HEYOOO!I would love to tell you about a NEW RESOURCE for STUDENT MINISTRY!I can't tell you how many times people in our YouthMin.Org private Facebook Community post the day of youth group, "Hey, does anybody have a video for ______?"I usually hit up Google and give half-serious, half-kidding, but all-terrible videos for them. I can't blame... Continue Reading →
Teenagers do well if they want to. This is a "fact;" there have been many resources trying to help parents, leaders, and youth workers get their teenagers to be less apathetic. I've read some of these, and agree that apathy is certainly a problem. So, we spend week after week at the pulpits trying to inspire... Continue Reading →
Instagram. I love it. Don't you? But if you follow your teenagers on there, along with the duck faces and mirror shots, you see a whole lot of: #likeforlike #commentforcomment #followforfollow Teenagers scream out for affirmation, and in turn they give it to others. Just look at how popular it is. At first I thought... Continue Reading →
This post originally appeared on: http://www.youthmin.org/women-in-youth-ministry-my-story/ I broke the youth minister mold, and I am admittedly proud of it. I’m young, I’m single, I’m female. Yet at about 23, I’ve already had multiple internships in churches of differing sizes andserved as the youth minister in a small, Southern Baptist Church for two years. I’ve surprised myself, surprised... Continue Reading →