How To Create Positive Change In Your Ministry

3 Steps To Overcome The Obstacles That Come With Change

It’s usually around this time of year when we’re motivated to make changes.  On top of the personal resolutions I’m willing to bet you’ve got a few ideas for your ministry as well.

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They’re probably great changes, the ones that can take your ministry to the next level.  But, there is a problem that usually prevents us from reaching that level.  The problem is that:

3 Tips To Help Your Ministry Gain Credibility With Parents

Giving Parents The Resources They Need to Succeed

As a youth minister how much of your job requires serving parents too?  If we’re honest it’s not the most attractive part of the job; however, it’s probably one of the most important.

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If parents feel equipped by your ministry you gain a lot of credibility.  They’ll see what you do as something important for their teen and them.  To gain that credibility you need to make sure you resource them by:

Are You Giving Parents What They Need To Succeed?

4 Ways To Invest In Parents That Will Guarantee A Return

When I was starting out in ministry I didn’t know how to handle parents.  I felt judged.  I didn’t know if they were for me so I decided to avoid them as much as possible.  Needless to say that was a mistake.

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After years of maturing, humility and becoming a parent I’ve come to realize that you can’t have a healthy ministry if you don’t invest in parents.  When you invest in parents they’ll return that investment, but that will only happen if you give them: