RYM 003: What does it mean to get better?

RYM 003: What does it mean to get better?

Whether it’s personally or professionally, there are areas in which we all want to “get better.” And if you’ve ever wondered what exactly “getting better” looks like, this episode is for you. In today’s episode, listen as ministry leaders wrestle with defining what it means to get better personally, and discuss the importance of knowing, understanding, and leading yourself along the way. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud EPISODE RECAP   The most important person... Read More
3 Ways to Help High Schoolers Relate to God

3 Ways to Help High Schoolers Relate to God

One of the incredible things about a relationship with God is the way He has something unique to show us at every phase. Just like the same dad would respond differently to his three-year-old than his 13-year-old, our heavenly Father seems to respond in different ways at different times so we can better understand how completely He loves us. High school is a time to test the limits. And teenagers in high school are ready for new experiences and desire greater independence from authority.... Read More
RYM 002: What do we do about losing our high school students?

RYM 002: What do we do about losing our high school students?

By the time our students reach their senior year, most of them have disappeared from our youth ministries. Why is that? And more importantly, what should we do about it? If you’re tired of losing your high school students, today’s episode is for you. Listen as former teachers and ministry leaders discuss this uncomfortable problem along with potential solutions to keep our students engaged in our ministries. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud RESOURCES... Read More
RYM 001: How do I get my lead pastor to…?

RYM 001: How do I get my lead pastor to…?

Have you ever tried to get your lead pastor on board with an idea? If you’ve ever tried to get your lead pastor on board with a new event, a new budget item, or something else, you know how challenging it can be. In today’s episode, listen as ministry veterans unpack the right and wrong ways to approach your senior leadership. How to... Read More
RYM 000: About This Podcast

RYM 000: About This Podcast

Welcome to Rethinking Youth Ministry – a podcast for youth ministry leaders, pastors, volunteers, workers, and anyone who cares about middle school and high school students. In our opening episode, we’ll introduce you to your three hosts, Sarah Anderson, Brett Talley, and CJ Palmer. They will be walking alongside you throughout this podcast as they ask questions, interview thinkers, and have honest conversations about what it looks like to lead the next generation. How to listen: iTunes |... Read More