How To Utilize High School Students As Volunteers

How To Utilize High School Students As Volunteers

Spiritual growth and serving are connected. Most students who get spiritually stuck need avenues to do something significant. If we as student pastors want to keep moving students in a better direction we must create consistent opportunities for our students to serve. Over the past few years, there has been a lot of research aimed at why it’s so important for students to serve. The book, Sticky Faith, found that the more students serve and build relationships with younger students, the more... Read More
Decision Making in Youth Ministry

Decision Making in Youth Ministry

“Don’t fight the problem, decide it.” – George C. Marshall “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt Making decisions is a vital part of being an effective youth pastor. I think the biggest thing that hinders people from making decisions is fear of failure, fear of success, and fear of rejection. If youth pastors make the wrong decision we have parents, senior leadership, students, and... Read More