With the recently release protocol from the United Methodist Church there are lots of questions. We sat down this week to discuss how you can talk to the teens in your ministry and help them understand what this protocol means and what they can do.
There has been a lot of talk about the United Methodist Church and what’s happening with a possible split. With all of that talk comes a lot of confusion and questions. This week we sit down with some youth workers and try to offer some clarity on the subject.
Navigating ministry with LGBTQ youth in the current climate can be complicated. Listen in on this discussion between leading youth pastors on how to navigate this ministry so that all of God’s youth are called deeper in relationship with their creator.
The collective welcomes Chris Wilterdink, the Director of Program Development for Young People’s Ministries in the USA, as he talks about YOUTH2019, the national gathering of Methodist youth that will occur this summer in Kansas City. For more about YOUTH2019, visit the website at http://youth2019.com. Use code Youth19 to get early bird registration rates until Easter.
Join the collective this week as they discuss everybody’s favorite time of the year: good ol’ Spring Break. They break down what to expect, who’s gonna be there, and other aspects of what has and has not worked for them in their Spring Break ministries.
Every youth worker has had (or will have) a youth activity idea that sounded good, but failed miserably. The collective members talk about some of their failures, and the lessons we all can learn from them.
This week, the Youth Worker Collective discusses ways that of motivating students to read the Bible on their own. Several very interesting and effective methods are presented, one of which might just work for your students.
How do you address sex and sexuality in your youth group? Listen in as leading youth workers discuss their own experiences and best practices.