Monthly Archives: June 2018

Five Ways to Create Workplace Harmony

Many of us work with people very different from us. Our supervisor might have very different expectations of how ministry should look. They may also have different life experiences they bring to table, giving them a different approach to how they relate with people. This affects how you do ministry together and can very quickly...
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AFTER GRADUATION: Stay Connected for Long-term Impact

I remember that I was shocked, absolutely SHOCKED, when I first heard statistics about the long-term impact of local church youth ministries… or actually the lack of it. According to the leader of a seminar I took at the National Youth Workers’ Convention, in his denomination only 6% of youth ministry participants were...
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How to Deal With Angry Parents

Perhaps there is nothing more inevitable in youth ministry. It will happen. No matter what you do, how hard you try, or how good of a job you do, it will happen. It’s an eventuality and inevitability: parents will get angry and you will have to...
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And Then…

And then... These two simple words can be found together hundreds of times throughout the Bible. “…and then you will be able to serve Me.”  Jeremiah 15:19 “And then the Lord your God will…”  Deuteronomy 7:20 “Andrew…heard…and then followed Jesus.”  John 1:40 Every time the phrase is used, you know something happened first in order to set the stage for...
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