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Ministry Coach
Handling Conflict in Youth Ministry (Overcoming Obstacles & Adversity)

Ministry Coach

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 32:01


Inevitably, conflicts, obstacles and adversity will occur in youth ministry.  So how do we, as youth pastors, manage these difficult and sometimes awkward situations?  Today, we will be discussing 5 ways of handling conflict in youth ministry, so that we can cultivate peace, agreement and ultimately, win people over!  Our goal is to help you be prepared to handle potential conflicts should they occur.We love hearing from you all and we do our best to provide powerful and insightful youth ministry content on a weekly basis to be that coach and mentor you may not have, but desperately need.If you have an episode idea, please E-Mail us at MinistryCoachPodcast@gmail.com!You may also enjoy these episodes:(#025) Best Practices to Handle an Upset Parenthttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/6002440============

Student Ministry Conversations
Blindspots In Youth Ministry Leadership with Mark Matlock | SMC Podcast | Episode 088

Student Ministry Conversations

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 56:41


Being in charge of a youth program can be a daunting task but incredibly rewarding in the process as you navigate the waters that teens are going through to lead them to Christ but what if you could avoid some of the challenges that are prevalent in young youth ministries? Come join the conversation as Brent sits down with Mark Matlock, the CEO of WisdomWorks, LLC, as they talk about different blindspots in leadership and what can be done to preemptively work towards these blindspots to make them less of an issue in your youth ministry. You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers. We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show! Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show. Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org Video for this episode can be found here: https://youtu.be/F8ZdWkwF7dM Connect With SMC Instagram – @talkstudentmin Twitter – @talkstudentmin Facebook – @talkstudentmin Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations" Connect With The Hosts Russell Martin – @rgmmusic Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken Support the Podcast! Buy Our Merch! www.studentministryconversations.org/shop Be A Patreon Subscriber! https://www.patreon.com/talkstudentmin

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast
135 When You Need It The Most

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 22:47


Right when you are just over it... Whether it's for a moment, for the day, or you feel like you want to stop trying, pray this prayer and be still. "Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening." - 1 Samuel 3:9. God is listening and soon He will speak when you need It the most. _______________________________ Looking for a new student ministry resource? You can read my book “Burn Up Not Out: A Student Ministry Fire Builder's Guidebook” here: https://amzn.to/3PtBTIy Listen to more episodes from the Youth Worker On Fire Podcast here: https://bit.ly/3saDyYq _______________________________ EPISODE CREDITS Email us at: youthworkeronfire@gmail.com Hosted by: Doug Edwards Theme Song: "The One and Only" by The 808 (Listen to more at: https://bit.ly/3FTYIAJ) Edited by: Secret Roots Music House Recorded by: Doug Edwards Graphics by: Ryan James Edwards

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast
Youth Ministry Workday GOAT Greatest Of All Time Series

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 25:19


Greatest.Of.All.Time. or GOAT as the kids would say...This is the first in a (random) series of episodes in which Chad and Zac talk about ministry things that are "GOATED" So for this episode of Greatest Of All Times, let's start with your ideal work day. What's the best way you could spend a day doing the work you were called to do?Zac and Chad talk also about why youth ministry leaders need a vision of what work could  and should look like because otherwise we are just spinning our wheels. Chad is loading up a day with time creating and Zac conversing. So how would you best spend your perfect, most "goat"-able work day?Chad and Zac are here to encourage you to enjoy the ways in which our work in youth ministry matters. So much starts in the ways in which we perceive what we get to do with the time we have been given.Follow up with our team! https://studentministry.lifeway.com/Join us for a preaching event like no other!https://www.lifeway.com/experienceLet's hang out in your town!https://studentministry.lifeway.com/s...Support the show

Healthy with Heather Brown
022: Parenting & Social Media Boundaries with Brendt from She Gave It a Go & Both Our Hubbies!

Healthy with Heather Brown

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 46:30


How do you monitor your child's social media? What's it like being a blogger husband? Which is easier to raise – boys or girls? And the most controversial – is depression real? These are just a few of the pressing questions that came up in this episode of Healthy with Heather Brown! This episode is a little different because I had my hubby Eric and our friends Brendt and Andy Blanks on the show with me! They are one of our favorite couples that we look up to because they have a strong foundation with the Lord and a strong relationship with each other and their kids. I am so excited to share this conversation with y'all today because we didn't hold anything back! Listen in for a conversation on parenting in the 21st century and so much more! In this episode, we discuss: Setting boundaries in a relationship where you work together How to find the balance between being loyal and honest to followers but also having a private life If it's more difficult to raise boys or girls in the culture we live in today Andy's involvement in Youth Ministry 360 Social media guidelines and the boundaries for children and teenagers What is intentional parenting Is depression real Resources from this Episode: shegaveitago.com Follow Brendt on Instagram Follow Brendt on Pinterest The Big, Full, Fun Podcast andyblanks.com Devil's Playground on Amazon Youth Ministry 360 How To Set Social Media Boundaries For You And Your Kids by mylifewellloved.com sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/07/220720080145.htm https://www.mylifewellloved.com/product/healthy-meal-planning-kids-edition-ebook/ Please Leave a Rating and Review: We'd appreciate you subscribing to this podcast and leaving an Apple Podcasts review. Reviews help others discover and learn what Healthy with Heather Brown is all about. It only takes a second and helps us out a lot! Don't forget to follow HWHB on Instagram for behind-the-scenes content! *** Episode Credits If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com. 

The Word in Youth Ministry - A CPYU Podcast
Episode 44 - "Teaching the Old Testament to Students" with Mitchell Chase

The Word in Youth Ministry - A CPYU Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 31:52


Kyle, Matt, and Linda welcome Mitchell Chase back to the podcast for a second time. He discusses his new book "Hope for All the Earth: Understanding The Story of the Old Testament" and the importance of teaching the Old Testament to students. Mitchell helps us to see the Old Testament as the Bible that Jesus read and knew, and its importance for our own lives. He encourages listeners to help students understand the larger biblical story and how the Old Testament fits into it. With that in mind, themes of exile, sacred space, and redemption are discussed to help us see the Old Testament in a big picture way.

This Connected with Catholic.dad
EP 146: Youth Ministry Moment - "Short Season / Long Game"

This Connected with Catholic.dad

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 42:32


This year we will focus some episodes directed specifically towards Youth Ministry and the you 'Youth Ministers.'  These episodes will be short (around 30 to 40 minutes) to hopefully showcase some of the challenges youth ministers come into and an opportunity to learn from the ups and downs of the ministers we have on the show. We have invited ministers who have had at least 10 years of experience in ministry to talk about certain topics or pitfalls of ministering to the young people.In this Youth Ministry Moment episode titled, "Short Season / Long Game" our guest is Melissa Acosta; the Youth & Young Adult Minister as well as Music Minister at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Rancho Cucamonga, California.  Melissa has been active in youth ministry since 2012 starting at Sacred Heart Catholic Church before moving to Sts. Peter & Paul.  A music minister, worship leader, wife and devoted mother of two, Melissa has many talents. She is a gifted singer, speaker and shares her love and knowledge of the Lord and His Church.  You can connect with her on her Instagram @melissamariee92 .Thank you for watching or listening. Remember to like, subscribe and recommend to a friend. Contact us at catholic.dad50@gmail.com. If you would like to help our podcast, you can be a patron on our Patreon page, or you may make a donation on our paypal or venmo @CatholicDotDad.Support the show - http://www.patreon.com/ThisConnectedFOLLOW on Instagram:@catholic.dad  &  @minitangledEdited by Tony Pimentel - http://www.youtube.com/TonyPimentelTheme Song by: The Parousia Band (Instagram @parousiaband )Re-imagined Theme Song by Tony PimentelTrack - "Forever" by Anno Domini BeatsLive a life of holiness,B Blessed & B 3rdBook your stay at the cabin, Running Springs, CAInstagram: @thecabin2021Support the showYour blessing of support is needed and appreciated: https://www.patreon.com/ThisConnected

What If Project
Episode 240: Austin Noll On Youth Ministry, Deconstruction, And Cry Nights

What If Project

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 46:53


Today we talk to Austin Noll about his book, "A Jumble of Crumpled Papers". We talk Deconstruction, Youth Ministry, and ... cry nights. Cry nights? Listen in as we talk about our shared experiences of ... all the things. Enjoy! SHOW NOTES: MY BOOK: https://www.amazon.com/Re-Thinking-Everything-Spiritual-Journey/dp/B09QNV8QX7/ref=sr_1_1?crid=V52CPQJD7N53&keywords=glenn+siepert+book&qid=1643323104&sprefix=glenn+siepert+book%2Caps%2C71&sr=8-1  SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.whatifproject.net/support  HERETIC SHOP: https://www.bonfire.com/store/the-heretic-shop/  AUSTIN NOLL: https://www.instagram.com/austin_noll/?hl=en A JUMBLE OF CRUMPLED PAPERS: https://www.amazon.com/Jumble-Crumpled-Papers-Confidence-Questioning/dp/1734021063/ref=sr_1_1?crid=32EYZQ35OI0GI&keywords=austin+noll&qid=1673977681&sprefix=austin+nol%2Caps%2C131&sr=8-1  (SPECIAL MUSIC) YUNG CITIZEN: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/yung-citizen/945553400 

Youthscape Podcast
Should we lead in the midst of a faith crisis? | Naomi Allen | Tough Questions for Youth Ministry | Episode 233

Youthscape Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 51:05


In this week's episode, Martin sits down to hear from Naomi Allen from Open Doors as they try and tackle a question that includes suffering and looks at doubt in the midst of leading young people. Rachel and Martin discuss the 'dark night of the soul' and Martin lets us know what strange request he received around a recent funeral.

Experience Emerge (ExEm)
Matthew Knabe, MA, LPC: Anxiety Talk at Youth Ministry Leaders Seminar

Experience Emerge (ExEm)

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 46:58


We are starting season four with a talk that our host, Matthew, gave to Youth Leaders in a ministry called Young Life.  He discusses his journey with anxiety, what anxiety actually is, what the bible says about anxiety, and what we do with all this information.   The entire group does a calm space exercise together towards the end of this podcast and there is a brief Q and A to wrap things up. Thanks again for listening! StrongTeams.com PodcastLearn how today's top leaders build strong teams and culture. Biblically based advice.Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Smells Like HumansLike listening to funny friends discuss curious human behavior.Listen on: Apple Podcasts SpotifyContact Us: Email the show: experience@emerge.org Emerge.org facebook.com/EmergeCounselingMinistries Thank you for listening, sharing, and praying for our podcast!

Catholic Forum
Catholic Forum, Jan. 21, 2023 - Dan Pin discusses Jesus Night for middle and high school students

Catholic Forum

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2023 29:43


On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we talk to Mr. Dan Pin, Director for Catholic Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry for the Diocese of Wilmington, about the February 3, 2023 Damacus Camp's Jesus Night. Jesus Night is a faith-awakening event for middle school and high school youth focused on a joy-filled Eucharistic encounter. The night is centered around praise and worship, quality spirtual speakers, and of course, Eucharistic Adoration. We will also learn a little about St. Francis de Sales, the patron saint of the Diocese of Wilmington. 

Not Another Baptist Podcast
Episode 340: Episode 274: Engaging Student Ministry as a Senior Pastor

Not Another Baptist Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 23:50


Kyle and Matt have a variety of ministry experiences, but primarily served as student and senior pastors. As pastors, however, there's value in engaging student ministry...even from the "first chair."If you're looking for trustworthy Christian higher education that equips you to think biblically, reason truthfully, and share God's Word effectively, Texas Baptist College is the place for you. TBC focus is Christ-centered, Scripture-driven, and student-focused. And the best way to experience TBC is to attend its Spring Preview Day on March 31.Tour the campus, speak with faculty members, chat with fellow students, and experience the unique campus community of Texas Baptist College during Spring Preview Day.Register today at texasbaptistcollege.com/preview

Student Ministry Conversations
Making Yourself Organized In Youth Ministry with Paul Turner | SMC Podcast | Episode 087

Student Ministry Conversations

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 46:56


While working in youth ministry, many will claim that they do their best work when they are on the fly but there are so many dangers in not allowing yourself time to be organized with your plans, lessons and everything else that ministry requires. How can you work to MAKE yourself be organized? Come join the conversation as Brent sits down with Paul Turner, the host of the Youth Ministry in Motion podcast, as they talk about what it means to be organized, how to become organized and how to stay disciplined enough to build solid organizational practices in your ministry. You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers. We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show! Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show. Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org Video for this episode can be found here: https://youtu.be/rHq3Ry_gCGw Connect With SMC Instagram – @talkstudentmin Twitter – @talkstudentmin Facebook – @talkstudentmin Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations" Connect With The Hosts Russell Martin – @rgmmusic Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken Support the Podcast! Buy Our Merch! www.studentministryconversations.org/shop Be A Patreon Subscriber! https://www.patreon.com/talkstudentmin

Ministry Coach
How to Level Up Your Leadership Skills in Youth Ministry

Ministry Coach

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 26:16


Leadership skills are extremely important when it comes to youth ministry.  Churches need trained youth pastors to keep their youth groups engaged, growing in their faith, and reaching new students. Youth Pastors need to be able to motivate their leaders and volunteers, communicate effectively, and shepherd their students. In order to be a successful youth minister, it is important to develop these leadership traits early on in your ministry career, but it's also never too late to sharpen your skills.  In this episode, we discuss multiple ways to level up your leadership skills in youth ministry so that you can succeed at maintaining health in your ministry and in your own life.  **There were originally 5 points for this episode; however, we accidentally skipped the 3rd point.  This will be added as a bonus video for our Patreon subscribers.  If you are interested in supporting our ministry, please consider going to our Patreon page at:  www.patreon.com/ministrycoachWe love hearing from you all and we do our best to provide powerful and insightful youth ministry content on a weekly basis to be that coach and mentor you may not have, but desperately need.If you have an episode idea, please E-Mail us at MinistryCoachPodcast@gmail.com! Here are the links to some of the items discussed in this episode:"Renovated: God, Dallas Willard & The Church that Transforms" by Jim Wilder"Gospel in Life" Podcast by Tim KellerYou may also enjoy these episodes:(#080) Youth Pastor Leadership: 8 Skills You Need to Masterhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/9644903(#083) 5 Healthy Habits for Youth Pastors to Implement into Youth Ministryhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/9838016(#058) Leadership Skills for Youth Pastors - 9 Effective Leadership Traitshttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/8711168============

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast
Numbers Do Matter In Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 35:32


Don't believe the lie. Numbers do matter, we just need better ones! 2022 was a year of great consistency and we want to share what we have learned about healthy and better numbers for all of us! It's another episode of Youth Ministry Booster with Chad Higgins and Zac Workun. In this episode they talk about why numbers actually do matter.They talk about why youth ministry feels like it needs more numbers, and how to find better ones. They discuss importance of getting below the surface of what the numbers mean and what you are really looking to track if you want a healthy youth ministry.They are here to encourage you to delve a little deeper into what you desire when you say grow and if you have thought it down all the way to the most basic unit.Tracking - what's the number you are recording.Consistency- what's the interval you are measuring.Discipline- what's the habit that is forming.Growth- what's the goal for the tracking.Follow up with our team! https://studentministry.lifeway.com/Join us for a preaching event like no other!https://www.lifeway.com/experienceLet's hang out in your town!https://studentministry.lifeway.com/s...Support the show

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast
134 Happy - Sad - Mad - Glad

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 14:45


"Happiness is good medicine..." (Proverbs 17:22 ERV) Emotions are there for a reason. If we know what each emotion in our lives is there for then we are able to identify how to respond correctly to each emotion instead of reacting to the emotions in a way that they control us. Episode 76 of the Youth Worker On Fire Podcast is where this theme first came from, while interviewing a world changer who grew up in a violent alcoholic family. Maury and his wife grew up in homes of alcoholic parents. His healing knowledge of what it took to finally deal with it emotionally is worth taking notes on. Happy, Sad, Mad, or Glad… and sometimes Scared or Numb (according to OliveMe Counseling). "Good things happen to those who learn from their experiences…” (Proverbs 16:20 ERV) _______________________________ Looking for a new student ministry resource? You can read my book “Burn Up Not Out: A Student Ministry Fire Builder's Guidebook” here: https://amzn.to/3PtBTIy Listen to more episodes from the Youth Worker On Fire Podcast here: https://bit.ly/3saDyYq _______________________________ EPISODE CREDITS Email us at: youthworkeronfire@gmail.com Hosted by: Doug Edwards Theme Song: "The One and Only" by The 808 (Listen to more at: https://bit.ly/3FTYIAJ) Edited by: Secret Roots Music House Recorded by: Doug Edwards Graphics by: Ryan James Edwards

Question of Faith
What Happened at CLE 21:6?

Question of Faith

Play Episode Play 39 sec Highlight Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 24:10


Francine Costantini and Carrie Reagan from the Office of Youth Ministry join us to talk about the Youth Ministry Conference CLE 21:6.0:38:  Carrie Reagan is a first timer. 1:30:   What is CLE 21:6?3:00 Why is it held at John Carroll University?3:50:  What happens at CLE 21:6?4:30:   What is the smoothie game?   5:43   David Calavita was the keynote speaker. 6:40:  Relics of Bl. Carlo Acutis and St. Manuel Gonzalez-Garcia were on loan to us for the conference.8:25:  Gesu Parish had adoration and confession.9:00  Great music 9:22:   What were the highlights for the organizers?12:00:  Fr Damian's highlight.13:00  Fr. D has Cle21:6 swag.13:30:   What's the deal with the name CLE 21:6?16:00:   Follow @CLEYouthMin for more.17:30:  What's on deck for next year?18:00  Exotic animals???!!!19:25:  Church Search goes to St. Ladislas in Westlake, OH20:44:  Readings for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time can be found here. 23:00:  Happy One year Anniversary to Question of Faith.  Thanks to all for listening.   Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts. 

The Word in Youth Ministry - A CPYU Podcast
Episode 43 - "Asking Good Questions of the Bible That Students Themselves are Asking" with Brian Sorgenfrei

The Word in Youth Ministry - A CPYU Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 34:36


Brian Sorgenfrei, formerly of RUF, and current pastor at CPC Oxford, joins Kyle, Matt, and Linda in a great discussion about teaching the Bible to high school and college students. Brian suggests that we not only need to ask great questions of the text, but we need to be asking the questions that students themselves might be asking. Doing so helps make the Bible compelling to students. They also enter a conversation about family dynamics, relationships at home, and building trusting relationships between students and adults.

Youth Pastor Theologian
Episode 23: Gospel Contextualization in Youth Ministry (Clark Fobes)

Youth Pastor Theologian

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 47:57


Some people say contextualization is a compromise of the gospel. Others say it's just unnecessary, and we just need to preach the gospel. Both of those opinions misunderstand what contextualization actually is. In this episode of the YPT Podcast, we're focusing on the gospel and culture, and discussing contextualization as an expression of faithful gospel proclamation in your particular culture.  What is contextualization, and what are some common misunderstandings people can have about it?  What is the unchanging gospel?  I've heard you talk about the Eastern, Western, and Tribal cultures and how those cultures lead to different types of gospel presentations. Could you share a little about that as an example of what you mean by faithful contextualization?  Are there a few basic principles that can help youth workers avoid over-contextualizing and under-contextualizing?  What does gospel contextualization look like in youth ministry?  Clark Fobes is the Associate Pastor at First Church of San Francisco. Clark is also one of the co-hosts of the Thanos to Theos podcast, along with Mike and Kevin Yi Visit Youth Pastor Theologian's website Join YPT's Facebook group: @youththeologian (make sure you answer the membership questions) Follow YPT on Twitter: @youththeologian Follow YPT on Instagram: @youththeologian Please consider sharing YPT's podcast and our articles with your friends, and leave a rating/review on your podcast subscriber. You can contact us with any questions and recommend both topics and guests on our website's Submissions Page.   

Women in Youth Ministry
Heather Kenison: WYM Conference 2022 Keynote

Women in Youth Ministry

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 25:36


ABOUT THIS EPISODE: The next Women in Youth Ministry Conference is coming up, and our Conference Team asked that I (Heather Kenison) publish the keynotes from last year so that you all could get a glimpse of what is in store. In this first keynote, I have the privilege of sharing my testimony, why I created Women in Youth Ministry, and the values that we hold as an organization that you will experience at the conference. The feedback I heard after this keynote was incredible -- women saying that they never went to a conference before that cared about their safety, valued diversity and displayed it, and created space for vulnerability. My hope is that this episode explains exactly what WYM is like as an organization. ABOUT HEATHER: Heather serves at St. Luke's UMC in Indianapolis as the Director of Student Ministries, leading a diverse team of staff and volunteers at one of the biggest UMC churches in the country. Heather is also the Founder & CEO of Women in Youth Ministry, an organization that celebrates the leadership of women. A certified leadership coach, Heather's two biggest passions are youth ministry and youth pastors. In her free time, Heather is obsessed with makeup, competition reality television, “cozy” gaming, and personality tests. She is married to PJ and they live in Indianapolis with their three beloved pets. You can follow Heather everywhere online @heatherlea17 and at https://heatherleakenison.blog/ where she occasionally puts out content. Sign up for the Women in Youth Ministry Conference! Go to https://womeninyouthministry.com/conference/ To listen to more podcasts from the Youth Cartel Podcast Network, click here! Support our podcast by subscribing to our Patreon for as little as $1 a month! https://www.patreon.com/womeninym --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/womeninym/support

Youthscape Podcast
What do I do if I disagree with my church's teaching? | Matt Summerfield | Tough Questions for Youth Ministry | Episode 232

Youthscape Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 48:40


Martin and Rachel kick off the new year with a new series where they delve into the tough questions of youth ministry. Sitting in the hot seat today is Matt Summerfield, author, church leader and chair of Youthscape's trustees. He shares stories from his time leading Urban Saints and Martin and Rachel share some of their 'Elephants in the Closet'.

Eastview Students: High School
Fearless in Babylon - Prayer (Zach Thompson)

Eastview Students: High School

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 28:40


Pray. Pray more. Pray often. Pray for the impossible things. This week's focus is on prayer. As we see in the book of Daniel, prayer is powerful and important, and God cares about the requests we bring to Him. We hope you are encouraged to run to our Father and bring your needs to Him! (1/15/23)

The Battle Line
45. FORGED: Youth Ministry Training Program

The Battle Line

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 33:51


Dr. Brian Hull and Caleigh Smith join The Battle Line team for the first episode of 2023 to talk about FORGED! FORGED is a new youth ministry training program at Asbury University. Dr. Hull is the Associate Professor Pastoral and Christian Ministries. Caleigh Smith is an Adjunct Professor and a coach for FORGED. To learn more, visit: https://bit.ly/asburyforged

Ministry Coach
How to Help Your Youth Ministry Students Grow Spiritually

Ministry Coach

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 35:56


In youth ministry, the goal is to bring students into a closer relationship with Jesus.  Our weekly sermons are geared towards showing them the love that God has for them and constantly steering them towards the Gospel.  But sometimes we overlook, or even neglect, some of the simple ingredients for how to facilitate a healthy spiritual relationship.  In this episode, we will be going over 3 ways to help your youth group students increase their spiritual health and grow in your youth ministry!We love hearing from you all and we do our best to provide powerful and insightful youth ministry content on a weekly basis to be that coach and mentor you may not have, but desperately need.If you have an episode idea, please E-Mail us at MinistryCoachPodcast@gmail.com!If you have it on your heart to support this ministry, please consider going to our Patreon page at: www.patreon.com/ministrycoachHere are the links to some of the items discussed in this episode:"So the Next Generation Will Know" by Sean McDowellYou may also enjoy these episodes:(#064) What's the BIG DEAL About SMALL GROUPS in Youth Ministry?https://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/8933408(#052) Small Group Leader Training for Youth Ministryhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/8460623(#040) How to Start a Student Leadership Team in Youth Ministryhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/7774198(#074) Going from New Student to Student Leader in Youth Ministryhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/9363217(#010) Christian Worldview for Youth Ministry: How to Teach it and Why it Mattershttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/4190447==================

How NOT To Be a Youth Pastor
E62 - Evangelism in Youth Ministry

How NOT To Be a Youth Pastor

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 63:31


Adding people to the Kingdom of God is one of the biggest goals of ministry. But in today's episode, Kyle takes the stance that, in an ideal world, no student ever accepts Christ during one of their youth services. Is it lunacy, or are Kyle and Derek on to something about how we should be approaching evangelism?

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast
133 K.T. Griffiths - Shhh... Mental Illness: The Silent Disease

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 30:33


K.T. Griffiths is the author of “Shhh… Mental Illness: The Silent Disease”. In today's episode, we are discussing a topic that many quickly write off or ignore all together. We try to keep mental illness quiet, because it's sensitive and hard for many people to understand. Everybody seems have an opinion, even if they've never had to experience it directly. Friends reject you. while others will embrace you for the long-haul. You will find out who your friends are when dealing with this personal pain. If you aren't going through this, you probably have a friend or family member who is. According to Romans 8:18, the sufferings that we go through now are nothing compared to the glory that we will receive. When you go through the pain of a child who is hurting in any way, you can breathe and fight for that child even if it takes the rest of your life. Thank you youth workers, parents, grandparents, and volunteers. Thank you for fighting the fight for these and those who cannot fight for themselves. You are true heroes! You can find “Shhh… Mental Illness: The Silent Disease” on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/3k6JVvg Please consider purchasing a copy or a few to gift to those you know will gain value on this topic. For more information, please visit: https://ktgriffiths.com/ ______________________________ ABOUT THE AUTHOR K. T. Griffiths offers her first book, a memoir, to all those who faced the realities of life and parenting. As a mother of 6 children, she has been tried and tested in so many ways that this book became a necessity. People know her for her wisdom, honesty, and authentic empathy for the plight of others. It is exactly this trait that has equipped her in this book to introduce you to chaos of the mind amidst life's relational struggles and emerge stronger than before. ______________________________ EPISODE CREDITS Email us at: youthworkeronfire@gmail.com Hosted by: Doug Edwards Theme Song: "The One and Only" by The 808 (Listen to more at: https://bit.ly/3FTYIAJ) Edited by: Ryan James Edwards at Secret Roots Music House Recorded by: Doug Edwards ______________________________ CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO MORE YWOF PODCAST EPISODES: https://bit.ly/3saDyYq

Youth Culture Matters - A CPYU Podcast
Episode 163: Announcing The Northeast Youth Ministry Summit

Youth Culture Matters - A CPYU Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 62:52


So today, I've got great news for youth workers! CPYU has put together a youth ministry training opportunity that we know will encourage and equip you as you look for ways to effectively minister to kids and their families. And I want to invite you to join us for four days in March to hear from sixteen gifted youth ministry trainers in five plenary sessions and your choice of twenty-eight different breakout sessions. Listen in as we introduce the Northeast Youth Ministry Summit and how to bring biblical hope to anxious hearts, on this episode of Youth Culture Matters.

Go M.A.D.
The 9 Month Mission Trip (with Travis Deans)

Go M.A.D.

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 28:59


It's the first episode of 2023 and we are off to a great start. Doug and Brad chat with Travis Deans, the Northeast Regional Coordinator of the National Network of Youth Ministries and found of 9 Month Mission Trip. After Doug and Brad become deeply enamored with Travis' 80s memorabilia, Travis and the bros talk about Travis' story, the 9 Month Mission Trip, and how you can help a young person in your life live for Christ right where they are. Let's Go M.A.D.!9monthmissiontrip.comyouthworkers.net/travis-deans-northeast-regional-coordinator.htmConnect with us on social media and / or email:Twitter - @GoMADPodcastFacebook - facebook.com/gomadshowInstagram - @gomadshowYouTube - @gomadshowEmail - gomadshow@hutchcraft.comOr find out more about us on our website: gomadpodcast.comEnjoy the show? We'd love it if you took a moment to leave a review on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/go-m-a-d/id1593068456Thank you for listening and Go M.A.D. today!

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast
Trust The New Year Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 27:47


What's the most important thing you could do in the next few weeks for your own health? For your ministry? We think we have an idea that might serve as a really healthy new year resolution, resolve? commitment? Hey YM friends we are excited to be back for our 8th year and in 2023, our collective 23 year, the GOAT year let's talk about a few important things in a few different ways. This year we are going to circle back to 3-4 big ideas that we believe will help make this the best and most fulfilling year yet. In this episode Zac and Chad talk about the importance of building trust above all else in how we work, what do we, and how we relate honorably in our church, leadership teams, and with our students. If you have some added tips or insights then please reach out via Instagram @youthministrybooster or email zac@youthministrybooster.com Love you youth ministry friend, health is important in seasons of busy and we hope you find it amongst friends. Support the showSupport the show

Rooted Ministry
Creative Communication in Youth Ministry

Rooted Ministry

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 20:58


In this episode, Isaiah Marshall joins the Rooted Youth Ministry Podcast to share about his passion for creative communication. Drawing from his experiences as a youth minister, Isaiah shares how creative gospel communication empowers all sorts of students to recognize their gifts and utilize their abilities to minister to the body of Christ. Far from being "gimmicky," Isaiah gives listeners a vision for how creative communication techniques can develop leaders and proclaim the gospel message far and wide!Links:Strong Tower Bible ChurchIsaiah on InstagramRooted ConferenceRooted Reservoir

The VAUMC Connection
WE'RE BACK: 1000 Questions about Youth Ministries

The VAUMC Connection

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 52:21


We are back for our 3rd season and we are taking a ministry approach. 1000 Question Christian will be doing a deep dive into different ministries from volunteers and clergy around the VAUMC.

1000 Question Christian
WE'RE BACK: 1000 Questions about Youth Ministries

1000 Question Christian

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 52:21


We are back for our 3rd season and we are taking a ministry approach. 1000 Question Christian will be doing a deep dive into different ministries from volunteers and clergy around the VAUMC.

Ministry Coach
Best Strategies for How to Accomplish Your Youth Ministry Goals

Ministry Coach

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 18:18


As Youth Pastors, we all have updates, upgrades and improvements we want to do in our student ministry because we should always be growing...but how do we accomplish these youth ministry goals?  Whenever we set out to make these changes, we have the best intentions, but sometimes they end up getting shelved because of lack of planning, poor time management, limited resources, etc.  In this episode, we will be discussing the best strategies for setting and accomplishing your youth ministry goals for this year!We love hearing from you all and we do our best to provide powerful and insightful youth ministry content on a weekly basis to be that coach and mentor you may not have, but desperately need.If you have an episode idea, please E-Mail us at MinistryCoachPodcast@gmail.com!If you have it on your heart to support this ministry, please consider going to our Patreon page at: www.patreon.com/ministrycoachHere are the links to some of the items discussed in this episode:You may also enjoy these episodes:(#128) Get Your YOUTH MINISTRY off to the RIGHT START in the NEW YEAR!https://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/11872132(#078) Youth Ministry Calendar - Youth Group Planning Ideas!https://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/9526377(#111) Plan a Whole Year of Youth Group Games in Under 30 Minutes!https://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/11071721(#051) Youth Ministry Planning - Youth Group Midweek Schedulehttps://www.buzzsprout.com/974710/episodes/8417830==================

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast
132 A New Year Is Here... REST UP!

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 19:55


Rest is a gift from God! Our ego and insecurity makes us think that our abilities and strengths are more important than God's abilities and strengths in us. Some people rest too much. Some people rest too little. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST EPISODE AND MORE: https://bit.ly/3saDyYq _______________________________ EPISODE CREDITS Email us at: youthworkeronfire@gmail.com Hosted by: Doug Edwards Theme Song: "The One and Only" by The 808 (Listen to more at: https://bit.ly/3FTYIAJ) Edited by: Secret Roots Music House Recorded by: Doug Edwards Graphics by: Ryan James Edwards

Youth Ministries Podcast
Bivocational Youth Ministry

Youth Ministries Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 100:05


Work another job outside of your ministry? No problem! In this episode, Adam chats with Daniel and Jordan about how to be an effective bivocational youth worker. Listen to the Youth Room on Apple Podcasts click HERE Listen to The Youth Room on Spotify click HERE

Youth Worker Collective Podcast
Episode 109 - No Youth Ministry

Youth Worker Collective Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 22:08


This week Chris and Jeremy sit down with Sam Halverson to talk about growing a youth ministry at a church that didn't see their potential or the ministry that was already there. Links mentioned in today's episode: Perkins School of Theology Microgrants - https://rebootyouthministry.com/?fbclid=IwAR26bw_9hTnctmwF0XGrmZJTsofGfMLw6jPaoYd77W07ADWl6WbY0P90Y8Q Discipleship Ministries One Matters Award - https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/about/one-matters?fbclid=IwAR0fHG3jRFSZ80u2kp9N-HaQIpzJrmlRub5WOJIg0x1_DVxzXg3VO505zqI

Apostolic Life in the 21st Century
What's Ahead for the UPCI in 2023?

Apostolic Life in the 21st Century

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 8:48


The beginning of a new year is a good time to celebrate victories won during the past twelve months while looking ahead to challenges and opportunities on the horizon. General Superintendent Dr. David K. Bernard looks back on the previous year and shares testimonies of God's power and provision within the United Pentecostal Church International, as well as miracles he personally witnessed during his travels. Dr. Bernard also looks ahead to what is in store for the church during the coming year.If you enjoyed this video, subscribe to this channel so you'll never miss another episode. You can listen to the audio version of this podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and other podcast platforms.

Practicing Catholic Show
What You Need to Know about the 2023 March for Life (with Madeline Larson and Bill Dill)

Practicing Catholic Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 14:07


Although Roe v. Wade was overturned in 2022, there's much to be done still around our nation for the protection of the unborn. Our friends in the Office of Marriage, Family and Life are at the forefront of this nationwide movement and have organized a trip to the annual March for Life happening later in January. Joining us to share more about how you or the young adults in your life can get involved was Bill Dill, Marriage Prep and Youth Ministry Events Coordinator for the Archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life; and Madeline Larson, Youth Ministry and Marriage Prep Assistant.

Youth Ministry In Motion
My Three Pillars of Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry In Motion

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2023 14:53


Many youth pastor take the shotgun approach to youth ministry, they scatter messages hoping one of them hits the target. In his episode I try to make your job, and my job, easier by sharing how narrowing down your choices makes for a leaner, meaner youth ministry calendar. My Youth Ministry Playbook 2023 https://youthminresources.gumroad.com/l/arahlo

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast
131 Chapter 1: The Burn

Youth Worker On Fire Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 28:39


In this episode, we dive into the first chapter of my book “Burn Up, Not Out: A Student Ministry Fire Builder's Guidebook” plus much more! Get your copy on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/3jzwELe We discuss… Using the gifts God has given you. Looking for the good works that God has prepared in advance for you to do. (Ephesians 2:10) Why “NO” is better answer than “yes” Be encouraged, go long in your calling, and stay STRONG! _______________________________ CLICK HERE FOR MORE YWOF PODCAST EPISODES: https://bit.ly/3saDyYq _______________________________   EPISODE CREDITS Email us at: youthworkeronfire@gmail.com Hosted by: Doug Edwards Theme Song: "The One and Only" by The 808 (Listen to more at: https://bit.ly/3FTYIAJ) Edited by: Ryan James Edwards at Secret Roots Music House Recorded by: Doug Edwards Graphics by: Ryan James Edwards

Embrace the Awkward Podcast
Episode 64: Awkward Book Club

Embrace the Awkward Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 17:10


Yet another installment of the official award book club, where Kyle and DJ review outdated ministry books. Todays episode features a very special type of paper use on overhead projectors.. what ever those are...

Gospelize with Greg Stier
#19 The Greg Stier Youth Ministry Podcast - Jeff Wallace

Gospelize with Greg Stier

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 46:02


In this episode, Greg sits down with CSO of Student Leadership University, Jeff Wallace. They discuss the amazing programs and experiences offered through SLU, as well as the need to empower and educate young people with a Gospel Advancing mentality. Greg and Jeff also speak with youth leader, Wes Jones, to follow up on the discussion.   About The Greg Stier Youth Ministry Podcast: Being a youth pastor can be a massive challenge on top of everything a youth leader must do today to help their youth ministry. Greg Stier has over thirty years of youth ministry experience and is here to help you with your youth group. The Greg Stier Youth Ministry Podcast is all about helping youth leaders by using biblical analysis, stories from his own life, profiling leaders in youth ministry, and bringing in other experts in the Christian world. This is the perfect resource to learn how to be a youth leader with new episodes dropped on the last Tuesday of every month.   About Greg: Greg Stier is a champion for unleashing this generation with the Gospel. As the founder of Dare 2 Share Ministries, he is driven to help the Church activate Christian teenagers to reach their friends. In the last 30 years, Greg has trained millions of youth leaders and students on how to relationally engage their world with the Good News of Jesus. A much sought-after speaker, Greg is a former pastor, church planter, youth leader, as well as author of numerous books. https://connect.dare2share.org/podcast​ Follow Greg Stier on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greg.stier/​ Follow Greg Stier on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gregstier​ Follow Greg Stier on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gregstier/​   About Dare 2 Share: Teenagers desperately need the hope of Christ and their peers are the best possible messengers of that hope. Imagine what could happen in our communities if every teen, everywhere, heard the Gospel from a friend. That's why Dare 2 Share comes alongside the Church to help equip teens to share their faith and youth leaders to build youth ministries that advance the Gospel. For nearly 30 years, Dare 2 Share has been a leader in evangelism training resources and events, helping youth leaders overcome the challenges of building a thriving youth ministry that advances the Gospel and consistently reaches teenagers with the message of Jesus Christ.   About Jeff Wallace: Jeff currently serves on the Student Leadership University Team as the executive director of the LIFT Tour and Youth Pastor Summit. Jeff is also the founder of FrontLine Urban Resources, Inc., which equips leaders to engage an evolving generation of families and teaches them how to reshape their traditional views of urban ministry and urban culture. He also spent 23 years as a youth development pastor and then executive pastor at Peace Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia. Jeff has authored or co-authored a number of books and resources, including Urban Ministry from Start to Finish, Everybody's Urban, The Skinny on Communication, and 99 Things Every Guy Should Know. Jeff enjoys doing life with his wife Quovadis and three boys, Jeffrey, Christopher, and Cameron. SLU: https://slulead.com/ LIFT Tour: https://slulead.com/lift/    

Youth Ministry Team Podcast
179: Does Volunteering in Youth Ministry Make a Difference? (2022 in Review)

Youth Ministry Team Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 11:45


What a year it's been! The end of the year is the perfect time to be reminded that the answer to whether the work you do matters is… YES! Listen in to today's episode with the whole YWC team as they share about the difference they've seen volunteers make in the past year and be encouraged!    Merry Christmas!   We can't wait to see you in the New Year for the Canadian Youth Pastor Summit on March 21-23, 2023 or at our Winter Conferences! Details over here: https://youthworker.community/events/   If you or your students have hard questions, we'd love to know! Email us at jeremy@youthworker.community

Thanos to Theos
Episode 39: Andor and the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special - A Nerdy Christmas

Thanos to Theos

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 55:42


In this episode, the guys sat down around a beautiful Christmas tree to talk about the greatest present of all: Kevin.  Kevin Bacon of course, and the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special.  Then they shift gears to talk about another great gift, the Star Wars Disney+ series, Andor.  Lastly, they also announce the winner of the Thanos To Theos Listener Questions giveaway!  We hope that you guys all have a very Merry Christmas!! Thank you so much for being one of our cherished listeners this year!00:00:00 Introduction00:01:44 Giveaway Winner00:02:53 Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special00:13:08 Andor00:26:39 Infinity Stones Ranking00:32:10 Theos Topic00:53:08 Post-Show (Avatar 2 Predictions)Contact us on Twitter @ThanosToTheos, Instagram @ThanosToTheos, or email us at thanostotheos@gmail.comIf you want to respond to any of our hosts, you can reach us on Twitter:Mike McGarry: @revmcgarryClark Fobes: @fobesmanKevin Yi: @kevinhyi

Embrace the Awkward Podcast
Episode 61: The Youth Worker Exodus

Embrace the Awkward Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 53:35


Why are youth workers leaving so fast? No career choice is immune to the great resignation. In this three part series, Kyle and DJ talk about why youth workers are leaving, how to leave well, and some big news from DJ! God will never leave you nor forsake you, but your youth pastor?  They'll  be gone before you graduate.  

Embrace the Awkward Podcast
Episode 62: What's It Like Leaving?

Embrace the Awkward Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 46:34


Unless you stay at the same church your whole life you will be leaving your ministry most likely several times.  So we wanted to take the time to help youth workers leave well.  We don't always plan on when we leave. Sometimes things are out of our control. But we can control how we leave.  This multi-episode will deal with how to leave so it's best for everyone.  

Embrace the Awkward Podcast
Episode 63: How To Leave Your Church Well

Embrace the Awkward Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 34:19


In the last episode, Kyle interviewed DJ about his new job and about his process of leaving his last church. In this episode, DJ and Kyle give practice tips and tricks to help you handle the awkward season of a job transition well!

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast
What Christmas Means To Youth Ministry 2022

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 21:41


Merry Christmas! Hey YM friend & family, whether you are in finishing up this year in the office or hitting the road, or relaxing at home we hope you enjoy this episode from our team to you.  In this episode Zac and Chad talk about Christmas traditions, the season, and what healthy youth ministers need for the end/beginning of this year. We are spending this episode talking about what we have learned and hope you will practice in the last few weeks of the year. If you are feeling the stress of the season or an impending tough choice please reach out. You are not alone. Reach out via Instagram @youthministrybooster or email zac@youthministrybooster.com Love you youth ministry friend, health is important in seasons of busy and we hope you find it amongst friends. Support the show

From the Heart Catholic Podcast
Three Bald Guys | Episode 12

From the Heart Catholic Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 28:57


The Three Bald Guys Christmas episode is here! We hope you have a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! Join Geoff Andrews, Bill Meagher and Fr. Jarett Konrade as they talk about Evangelization, Education and everything in between! We hope you enjoy! - Show Notes: Ask the Three Bald Guys a question! They want to hear from you! Join us in praying the Novena for Marriage & Family by clicking here Advent Family Challenge Week 4 Family Recipe with Fr. Frank Coady Special Guest Game Suggestion Learn more about our Catholic Schools Learn more about our Youth Ministry & Religious Education Offices --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fromtheheartcatholic/message

Embrace the Awkward Podcast
Episode 60: 10 Pages You Need to Follow IMMEDIATELY!

Embrace the Awkward Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 31:01


Social media has given us a great way to check out influencers from all over the world. Kyle and DJ love following all types of ministry and organization leaders. This is our 10 must follow list for this season! Who do you follow that you love?