This article isn’t about Miley (It’s about you, jerk!)

Okay, that was the name I came up with AFTER this was already published. I'm semi-glad I went with the first one ;) This article originally appeared at: http://youthmin.org/another-article-about-miley-cyrus/ In an interview with Sunday People, Miley Cyrus said, “I have so many f**king issues.  I am so f**ked up -– everyone does dumb stuff when they are... Continue Reading →

What do you do when you get hit on by another minister?

I had the privilege of guest-posting over on WomenInYouthMinistry.Com! I love this blog and think that it is a great resource for women in youth ministry, especially those who are married with children. Gina asked me to write a post on saying "no" when a single male minister hits on a single lady minister.  What... Continue Reading →

The Value of Student Activities in Youth Ministry

This article originally appeared here: http://youthmin.org/youth-group-vs-school-activities/ One of the frustrations that I hear many youth ministers talk about is the fact that their students seem more concerned with extracurriculars than they are youth group or church. I hear things like: They don’t value God or the church because they miss youth group. They think football is... Continue Reading →

Teenagers are…

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?

Videos for Student Ministry

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 →

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