RYM 058: The Effects of Social Media on Students

RYM 058: The Effects of Social Media on Students

Even though the most popular social media platforms might change, one thing is certain: Social media is here to stay. The question is, how is it affecting us? This week, join ministry leaders and Social Media Pastor Dave Adamson as they talk about the effects of social media on our students, how we can better partner with parents in this area, and what it looks like for a student to have a healthy relationship with social media. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud |... Read More
RYM 057: How To Ask For A Raise As A Youth Ministry Leader

RYM 057: How To Ask For A Raise As A Youth Ministry Leader

No one likes to have the money conversation. And as youth workers, we know that we’re not paid what we’re worth in ministry, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be compensated appropriately for the work that we do. On this episode, join ministry leaders for a conversation all about asking for a raise: the best time to ask, what you should take into consideration when preparing to ask, and how to start the conversation with your leadership. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher |... Read More
RYM 056: Why Should We Care About Race In Our Youth Ministries?

RYM 056: Why Should We Care About Race In Our Youth Ministries?

As youth workers, our goal is to prepare our students to be a light wherever they go—especially when it comes to navigating issues like race. This week, join Stuart Hall, Sam Collier, Gerald Fadayomi, and Sarah Anderson for an important conversation on why we should care about race in our youth ministries, what’s at stake if we don’t, and how you can diversify your ministry’s context and your personal world as a youth worker. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud |... Read More
How to Recruit Volunteers for Camp

How to Recruit Volunteers for Camp

It may still be freezing cold where you are right now, but as student pastors, we already have summer on the brain. Why? Because camp may be in the summer, but signups happen now! And that’s true for students and volunteering adults alike. In fact, pretty soon you may find yourself asking your volunteers the dreaded question: “So, are you coming to summer camp?” We’ve all been there. You make the ask. Their response? Usually an awkward half-nod, a sheepish half-smile, total eye contact... Read More
RYM 055: Finding Success As A Bivocational Youth Ministry Leader

RYM 055: Finding Success As A Bivocational Youth Ministry Leader

It’s no surprise that being a bivocational youth ministry worker comes with a unique set of challenges—like two bosses, two workplaces, and split priorities every week. But in the midst of those challenges, are there ways we can maximize the time we DO have in our ministries and with our students? On this episode, join ministry leaders for a conversation about navigating obstacles and finding success influencing the next generation as a bivocational youth worker. How to listen: iTunes | Google... Read More
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