RYM Survey: RethinkingYMSurvey.org

RYM Survey: RethinkingYMSurvey.org

Can we ask a favor? We want your feedback! We want to know how this podcast can serve you better! Visit RethinkingYMSurvey.org to take our Podcast Listener Survey! And as our way of saying thanks, we’re going to give away $100 Amazon Gift Card to a random survey participant! Thank you so much for listening each week! How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud EPISODE RECAP   Who is really hosting this episode? (0:00) We’ve got a favor to ask you. (1:00)  ... Read More
RYM 018: Understanding Teenage Brains With Mark Oestreicher

RYM 018: Understanding Teenage Brains With Mark Oestreicher

Have you ever looked at one of your students and thought, “What were you thinking?” Well, thanks to new discoveries in adolescent brain development, we’re starting to find out. The truth is, a teenager’s brain changes dramatically throughout their middle school and high school years. This week, join ministry leaders for a conversation with Mark Oestreicher about the teenage brain and how we can leverage the development of the brain to set our students up for a vibrant faith. How to listen:... 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
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
RYM 016: Storytime With Marko – The History Of Youth Ministry

RYM 016: Storytime With Marko – The History Of Youth Ministry

It’s no secret that, over time, youth culture has become the dominant culture in our world today. Because of that shift, the way we do youth ministry has also changed. Join ministry leaders for a special episode with Mark Oestreicher, co-founder of The Youth Cartel, as they take an in-depth look at the history of youth ministry, how youth culture has splintered throughout the years, and what that means for our youth ministries today. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher |... Read More