Can Your Leadership Endure The Pressure?

6 Exercises To Help You Overcome Challenges And Hardships

Everyone wants to be the leader until they actually have to lead.  When you are in charge it means making tough decisions and overcoming obstacles.  You aren’t always liked and that can be exhausting.

Whether you chose to be a leader or the responsibility fell in your lap you need to know how to endure.  To overcome the challenges, hardships, obstacles and heartbreak that come with leading you will need to:

New Year New Beginnings

What You Can Expect In 2017 From MYM Inc.

As some of you know back in November 2016, I left my position as Director of Student Ministry at Church of the Nativity.  It was a difficult decision but one I knew I had to make.

To step away was a big decision (and a little scary).  Nativity had given me so many different opportunities and I am grateful for the investment they had made in me, but now it was time to do something different.

How To Be Taken Seriously As A Youth Minister

5 Areas To Address That Will Help People Change Their Mind

Youth ministry is an incredible job, but it’s also very demanding.  And, that’s why it can be frustrating when coworkers, parents, and even the teens don’t take you seriously.


Youth ministry is a profession and it should be taken seriously.  Unfortunately, it’s often viewed as babysitting for teenagers.  If you are tired of being patronized or just looking to advocate youth ministry as a serious position then:

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Student Leaders

4 Best Practices That Will Raise The Bar On How They Lead


Are you satisfied with your student leadership team?  Does it feel like a group of student making a difference or just another group of teens meeting in your ministry?


If you want to get the most out of your student leaders you need to do more than just meet and gain their feedback on what they like.  You need to invest in them by:

3 Books That Should Be On Your Christmas Wish List

Resources To Help You Get To The Next Level

There are a lot of great ministry resources that have helped me as a leader, reach more teens and build a sustainable program.  Unfortunately, it’s not always enough.


Sometimes you need to step out of your field in order to learn how to improve it.  Over the years there have been books in business, special interest and sales that have helped me.  As Christmas gets closer I want to make sure you put these 3 on your list: