Developing policies is time consuming but super important for purposes of safety and risk management as well as the continuity of healthy practices. We require that
A while back, I got an email from the parent of a kid that hadn’t been part of our ministry in years. They just stopped
© pekkic at Fotofolia.com We have teens and young adults in our church who are gay, bisexual, and transgender. At one point not too
If you’re in youth ministry, you will inevitably encounter a teen who is at least somewhat suicidal. It’s a scary thing that must be taken seriously.
It seems to me that there are four pressure points I experience on a weekly basis that seems to be common to all pastors and
So for the last few months, I’ve been pushing a little harder to see our team put more energy into making sure that every student in our
A girl I know took her own life last week. She grew up in our church and was part of our youth group during the
My personality is the type that’s always looking ahead. I have vision documents with goals and objectives from four years ago with projections that are