You go to the trouble of planning for an amazing event, but no one shows up. What’s going on, and how can you change it?
Great leaders are brave and willing to take risks—even risks that might seem strange to everyone else.
This time of year, we sometimes wonder, “Is all this really worth it?” Try following these tips to avoid burnout and get the most out of this season.
“If you make family a priority you will be able to do ministry for the long haul.”
“The more time you spend on the big picture, the less time you’ll be stuck in the urgent.”
“Balancing a family and professional ministry is difficult.”
“A healthy youth minister is someone who is rested, refreshed and ready to go.”
A huge part of leading a healthy youth ministry means being a part of a healthy team. While the burden of leadership falls mainly on the shoulders of your pastor, it’s something he doesn’t carry alone.
I love youth ministry and I love working for the local church. Often I get asked, “How did you afford it considering you have a family?” The truth is that it wasn’t always easy, but it is possible.
How are you creating welcoming environments for new teenagers?