While there were several questions that caught my attention, one stood out above the rest. The question was:
Even after 10 years of youth ministry I have to admit that I don’t know it all. In fact I feel like there is more that I don’t know than do know. That’s why connecting with experienced youth workers is important.
Terrace Crawford is one of those youth workers that’s helped me grow in my ministry. His website TerraceCrawford.com is such a great resource for equipping and empowering youth workers to go the extra mile.
Recently he’s started a new project, one that I’m very excited about. A few weeks ago he launched:
It’s a dinner time with family when your cell phone rings. You don’t recognize the number but you know it has something to do with work. You ask yourself the question, “Do I need to answer this?”
As a youth minister you want to be available for your teens, and their parents. But, you also know you have to protect your time, and your personal relationships. There will always be tension, the question is how do you balance it all?