Four Key Things To Know About Dealing With Students and Trauma

Four Key Things To Know About Dealing With Students and Trauma

By Jess Greaser, Youth Director at Calvary Church in Souderton, PA I remember the moment my perspective on trauma shifted. I had been on staff at a large church in youth ministry for many years and had a toolbox full of experience and knowledge that gave me confidence in handling all of the issues our team faced in ministry. But all that changed the day I worked with my first client as an intern at an alternative school for middle and high school students. I quickly realized that even though I... Read More
RYM 050: How To Care For Students Who Have Been Abused

RYM 050: How To Care For Students Who Have Been Abused

In our ministries, the heartbreaking reality is that we’ll have students who have been—or are being—abused. That’s why it’s crucial for us as youth workers to know what to do when a situation involving abuse surfaces. On this episode, join ministry leaders for a conversation with licensed professional counselor Dr. Chinwe Williams about how we can best care for students in our youth ministries who have been physically, sexually, or psychologically abused. How to listen:... Read More
XP3 High School Spring 2019 SEASON RELEASE

XP3 High School Spring 2019 SEASON RELEASE

It’s here, friends! The first season of XP3 High School curriculum for 2019 is officially here. We can’t wait to tell you about it! So let’s jump in: Famous Last Words This year we’re starting our Easter series a bit earlier than usual. That’s because we’re taking time to focus on some of the famous last words shared by Jesus before and after His death and resurrection. In this five-week series we’ll look at some big statements on some big topics, like... Read More
XP3 Middle School Spring 2019 SEASON RELEASE

XP3 Middle School Spring 2019 SEASON RELEASE

Friends! Cheers to our first official season of XP3 Middle School curriculum for 2019! Are you so excited? Trust me, you should be, because this Spring season is full of amazing content and incredible truth that we think your students are going to love. This season, we’ve got four different series that look at four uniquely important topics in the life and faith of a middle schooler. We’re going to spend a couple of weeks talking about prayer in our series called LINK. If you’re like me, then... Read More
Orange Conference 2018