Moving In: Four Hacks For A Successful Transition

Moving In: Four Hacks For A Successful Transition

If you’ve been doing student ministry for any length of time, you know that at some point you’re probably going to find yourself at a new church with a new group of students and whole new set of expectations. And those expectations are coming from everyone—parents, students, staff, pastors, and even yourself. That’s why how you navigate the first few months of that transition is crucial to your success long-term. So here are a few hacks to set you up for transition success (and hopefully save... Read More
RYM 017: Recalibrating Your Own Faith For The New Year

RYM 017: Recalibrating Your Own Faith For The New Year

The start of a new year gives us an opportunity to reflect on the previous year, set goals for the upcoming year, and refocus ourselves for what’s ahead. But as ministry leaders and youth workers coming out of a very busy season, what’s the best way to refocus and reset as we begin a new year? This week, join ministry leaders for a conversation about what it looks like to recalibrate your faith, invest in yourself, and prepare for the next season of ministry. How to listen:... Read More
Saying Goodbye: How To Transition Well

Saying Goodbye: How To Transition Well

Sooner or later, most of us will transition out of the role or the job we are in now. As we all know, where we start is hardly ever where we finish. So when the time comes for us to transition, how do we do it well? How do we set up the church we’re leaving for success? How do we make sure the students we leave behind aren’t devastated or bitter? How can we finish strong? Essentially, the question we’re asking is this: How do we make sure we’re minimizing the potential damage of a bad... Read More
Year End Review : Podcast Edition

Year End Review : Podcast Edition

Before we take off running full speed into a new year, we thought it would be fun to celebrate where we’ve been this past year! In September 2017 we decided to launch a podcast. Now, we all know everyone and their grandmother had a podcast these days, but our aim was to bring something a little different to the table. And so Rethinking Youth Ministry was launched! With the hope and goal to raise the bar for youth ministry, we’ve had the chance to sit down with some incredible... Read More
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