RYM 035: Leading A Youth Ministry When A Church Is In Transition

RYM 035: Leading A Youth Ministry When A Church Is In Transition

Every church will experience seasons of transition in leadership, vision, or direction at one point or another. And these seasons of change can having a lasting impact on the students we lead. So what does it look like to lead our youth ministries well through these transitions? On this episode, join ministry leaders for a conversation about leading through transition, honoring everyone involved through the process, and serving the students in your ministry throughout it all. How to listen:... Read More
How To Not Lose Your Influence

How To Not Lose Your Influence

Many leaders are quietly giving away their influence. Are you? You’ve heard it said that influence is the currency of leadership.  And it’s true.  The more influence you have the better able you are to lead people.  A friend of mine always says, “Never give away influence unnecessarily.”  In other words, think through everything you do, because once influence is diminished, it’s tough to get it back.  But many leaders are, in fact, quietly losing influence.  I say quietly because they aren’t... Read More
RYM 034: Setting Up Worship In Your Youth Ministry To Win

RYM 034: Setting Up Worship In Your Youth Ministry To Win

Great worship experiences in youth ministry rarely just happen. With so many distractions and opportunities for disengagement, setting up your students to worship in an engaging and meaningful way can be a real challenge. On this episode, join ministry leaders and worship leaders as they discuss leading middle schoolers and high schoolers in developmentally appropriate ways, creating a culture of worship for your students, and what it takes to set up worship in your youth ministry to win. How... Read More
3 Hacks to Partying on a Budget

3 Hacks to Partying on a Budget

By Jackie Raihl, Orange Specialist, TSA I’m sure we’ve all had those days when we were looking through our (admittedly awesome) XP3 materials, reading up on everything we may need for our lesson, when we see “it” on the list. The dreaded “it” that brings up images of dollar signs, long clean-up times, and awkward dance moves. Party supplies. When we see these words, we can often think that we just don’t have anything that will make our space a “celebration” zone.  We might even have the... Read More
RYM 033: Why You Should Kill Something That’s Working

RYM 033: Why You Should Kill Something That’s Working

We all have programs and events that our students and volunteers love and might be working well. But what happens when that program doesn’t exactly align with the vision of your ministry? Or when you can’t name the reason behind having the event in the first place? On this episode, join ministry leaders for a conversation about why you should kill something that’s working and how you can replace it with something that better aligns with the purpose and vision of your youth ministry. How to... Read More
Orange Conference 2018