RYM 051: How To Handle Conflict As A Youth Ministry Leader

RYM 051: How To Handle Conflict As A Youth Ministry Leader

Conflict can lead to uncomfortable, anxiety-filled experiences for just about everyone. So what do we do when conflict arises in our youth ministries? The truth is, there are all different ways to handle conflict—some of those ways are healthy and some are unhealthy. On this episode, join ministry leaders as they discuss the best ways to handle conflict as a youth ministry leader and why it’s important for our students to see us handle conflict in a healthy way. How to listen: iTunes | Google... 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
RYM 049: Why You Should Never Talk About Purity Again

RYM 049: Why You Should Never Talk About Purity Again

For so long, the Church has approached the topics of sex and sexuality through the lens of purity. But with all the baggage associated with the word purity, could there be something better to use in its place? On this episode, join ministry leaders as we discuss the differences between sexual purity and sexual integrity—and how understanding these differences could change the way we lead students. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud | Spotify EPISODE RECAP We disregard... Read More
RYM 048: Setting Up Second-Semester Seniors to Win In Youth Ministry

RYM 048: Setting Up Second-Semester Seniors to Win In Youth Ministry

When second semester of senior year rolls around, most seniors start quitting things as the end of high school approaches. Some quit certain classes, some quit certain friendships, and some even quit church. On this episode, join Gerald Fadayomi, Marquise Cox, Crystal Chiang, and Sarah Anderson for a conversation on what youth workers can do to help second-semester seniors win—and not quit—as they prepare for graduation and the next chapter in their lives. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play |... Read More
RYM 047: Building Parent Buy-In For Your Youth Ministry

RYM 047: Building Parent Buy-In For Your Youth Ministry

There are all different kinds of parents in youth ministry: helicopter parents, parents who don’t even know their kid attends church, and everything in-between. But no matter where your students’ parents land, there are things every youth leader can do to support parents through the middle school and high school phases. This week, join ministry leaders for a conversation about what it looks like to partner with parents in a way that builds more parent buy-in for your youth ministry. How... Read More
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