As youth workers, we often find that self care is at the bottom of our list of priorities. This week we talk about a few ways you can practice good self care by creating boundaries, building healthy relationships, and being prepared.
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.
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.
Confirmation is an essential part of ministry to youth. This week, the collective sits down to discuss how it’s being done at the panelists’ church, and what criteria they’ve used to evaluate whether or not the program is considered to be a successful one.
Mission work is an essential part of the youth group experience. But what if it turns out that the mission work that you’ve chosen doesn’t actually help those that you’ve committed to help? The collective discusses how to make sure your mission work does help and doesn’t hurt the intended recipients of your good intentions.