My Personal Youth Ministry Soapbox: Sending Your Leaders To Camp

My Personal Youth Ministry Soapbox: Sending Your Leaders To Camp

I get asked a lot of questions about student ministry, but there is one in particular that always confuses me. Every now and then someone will ask me this: “Do you require Small Group Leaders to go to camp with your students?” I try not to look at them funny when they ask because to me, camps are just as much for Small Group Leaders as they are for students. In fact, the main reason that we even do camps is to create opportunities for Small Group Leaders to spend extended time with their... Read More
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
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