Where We Are in Youth Ministry

Where is Today's Youth Ministry and the Teenagers they Minister to
Where is Today's Youth Ministry and the Teenagers they Minister to

What are some of the trends and research telling us about our youth, millennial teens and young adults, the upcoming youth culture and how our youth ministries & churches can respond? I put together this presentation for a weekend retreat for the California Nevada Conference of the United Methodist Church Youth Workers Retreat. We went […]

Simple Way to Keep Track of Money

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YWCBlueprint

I have this idea after almost two decades of youth work. Here it is, it might be a shocker to you… Youth workers do not have the spiritual gift of money management. I know, crazy as it seems, but youth workers time in time again seem to have some grievance about handling money, budgets, spending, […]

Creative Youth Group Announcement Idea

Creative Youth Group Announcement Ideas
Creative Youth Group Announcement Ideas

My mother-in-law buys all kinds of these children’s apps for her iphone for my little guy. Thus he comes home asking to play with these various games which we in turn need to buy. Vicious cycle. This one set of apps I found to be pretty useful in making these neat announcements for youth group […]

Using Google Calendar in Ministry

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Youth worker Circuit Workshop Series

One of my favorite technology tools in ministry is Google Calendar. It has so many capabilities to not only house your information, but to share with others so that they can tap into that information. The technology also has the ability to reach out of the computer and keep you on task through text reminders […]

Facebook Strategy Secrets for Youth Ministry

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The audio of everyone on the Live Call didn’t come out for some reason, so I may seem like I am talking to myself. I promise, there were people on the other end of the training. The video quality isn’t the best for some reason. So apologies there as well. Some of the take aways […]

Creating a Youth Ministry Leadership Team

Youth Ministry Leadership Team | Youthworker Circuit
Youth Ministry Leadership Team | Youthworker Circuit

It seems to be age old dilemma. You want your teenagers to get involved in taking ownership of the youth community. You want teens to build leadership skills, but it just never happens.. So how can you crank up a Youth Ministry Leadership Team that Rocks? Realization #1 Youth Ministry is an Adult Controlled Environment… […]

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