Two and a half years ago we shifted our young adult ministry strategy to one more like church planting, a “church within a church.” After using a more “integrative approach” for 8 years, I realized that we just weren’t reaching our potential. I did a little local research and found that there are over 5000 young adults […]
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
We have teens and young adults in our church who are gay, bisexual, and transgendered. At one point not too long ago, we had
We’ve all been there. Whether it’s the kid who needs a ride home after youth group or the kid who can’t get a ride to
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.
I’ve been in youth ministry for more than 20 years and have come to realize that there is no end to the steady stream of