RYM 021: Is Student Camp Worth It?

RYM 021: Is Student Camp Worth It?

Have you ever crossed the finish line of a student camp or weekend retreat and thought, “Is this really worth it?” From coordinating logistics to writing messages to convincing leaders to take time off to attend, there’s so much time and effort that goes into pulling off a student camp. This week, join Sarah Anderson, Crystal Chiang, Tom Shefchunas, and Josh Lamm for a conversation about the lasting benefits of a camp experience for students in your ministry. How to listen: iTunes |... Read More
RYM 020: How To Take, Embrace, And Learn From Criticism

RYM 020: How To Take, Embrace, And Learn From Criticism

Let’s be honest: No one loves to be criticized. Especially when the criticism is given the wrong way or by the wrong person. However, if we learn to receive criticism with the right mindset, as ministry leaders, speakers, and youth workers, we have an opportunity to grow from it. This week, join Jamey Dickens, Ben Crawshaw, Crystal Chiang, and Sarah Anderson, for a conversation about embracing criticism and the value of asking those around you, “What’s it like to be on the other... Read More
RYM 019 Part 2: Surviving The Constant Competition Between Church And Sports

RYM 019 Part 2: Surviving The Constant Competition Between Church And Sports

There are a lot of things competing with youth group attendance, and for many youth leaders, there’s no greater competitor than sports and athletics. Whether it’s travel baseball, swim meets, or soccer tournaments, when our students prioritize sports over church, it feels like we’re losing them. But are we? This week, join Brett Talley, Ashley Bohinc, Stuart Hall, and Dan Scott for part two of this conversation as they discuss their experiences navigating this tension from... Read More
RYM 019: Surviving The Constant Competition Between Church And Sports

RYM 019: Surviving The Constant Competition Between Church And Sports

There are a lot of things competing with youth group attendance, and for many youth leaders, there’s no greater competitor than sports and athletics. Whether it’s travel baseball, swim meets, or soccer tournaments, when our students prioritize sports over church, it feels like we’re losing them. But are we? This week, join Brett Talley, Ashley Bohinc, Stuart Hall, and Dan Scott as they discuss how to survive the competition and how ministry leaders should respond to the... Read More
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