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Why Should Churches Consider Having a Unique Middle School Ministry? (An Interview with Tom Shefchunas)
“Nobody would actually say they put middle schoolers on a shelf and forget about them, they just haven’t created a place for them.” Hear more from Tom Shefchunas [VIDEO] . . .
What do you do when a student tells you they’re harming themselves? And why is self-harm an important topic to discuss in your ministry? Self-harm can be a difficult subject to navigate with students, but it’s not impossible. On this week’s episode, join ministry leaders for a conversation with licensed associate professional counselor, Kayla Lin, as they unpack what to do when a student admits to self-harm and how to approach the subject of self-harm in your ministry environment.read more
If there’s one thing we all know about the culture our students are living in, it’s that it is constantly changing. From the shows they watch and the accounts they follow on social media, to the music they listen to and the styles that are “in,” what’s considered “cool” in culture seems to change in the blink of an eye. As youth workers, how do we keep up with it? Join ministry leaders in this episode for a conversation all about student culture. They’ll discuss common tensions youth workers are feeling when it comes to keeping pace with student culture and practical ways you can utilize culture to connect with the students you lead.read more