ROUND-UP: 4 Justice & Service Resources Your Youth Ministry

Back in November (has it really been that long??), I outlined some steps youth ministry leaders can take to make sure their ministries are healthy and thriving (click here to take a look). Step #4 mentions the 8 components from Renewing the Vision that are necessary in a comprehensive youth ministry. Below, I’ve listed some resources that might be… Read More ROUND-UP: 4 Justice & Service Resources Your Youth Ministry

HOW-TO: Breathe New Life Into Your Lectionary-Based Small Group

Since I began participating in small group faith-sharing, nearly all of them were lectionary-based (i.e., each meeting revolved around the Sunday readings). It was, by far, the easiest type of meeting to prepare for because you had a given framework (the Sunday readings) and there was an abundance of lectionary-based resources, even back then. And while… Read More HOW-TO: Breathe New Life Into Your Lectionary-Based Small Group

HOW-TO: Set the Stage for a Thriving & Balanced Youth Ministry

How do you know if your youth ministry is healthy? Do you have a regular check-up/evaluation process? Does your leadership team know your ministry’s mission statement? How can you tell if you’ve met your ministry’s goals/objectives?  For most of my teenage and young adult life, youth ministry was a big part of my life, first as… Read More HOW-TO: Set the Stage for a Thriving & Balanced Youth Ministry