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.
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.
How can you address “calling” in Youth Ministry in practical terms? Wendy Mohler-Seib from the Institute for Discipleship at Southwestern College talks about understanding who you are and how you fit into the world.
People use the word “calling” very haphazardly in the church world. Wendy Mohler-Seib from the Institute for Discipleship at Southwestern College talks about what it means theologically to have a calling and how it is often misused.
There are over 820 million people who are chronically malnourished in the world (that’s about 1 in 9 people). Andy Morris from Rise Against Hunger and FastPrayGive helps break down what that means, how you can talk to your students about the issue, and what we can do to help fight it.
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.
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.
Summer seems like it is a long time away from now, but there are definitely things in your planning for summer that need to be attended to in January. This week, the collective discusses what those things are, and more.
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.