5 Excuses Youth Ministers Need To Avoid Making

And 5 Steps To Avoid Making Them

There are going to be moments when you don’t see the results you hope for.  When expectations aren’t met you want to find a reason.  While it might be tempting it’s important to avoid making excuses.

While excuses can be justified they often don’t lead to solutions.  And while there are several excuses we can make their are 5 youth ministers should especially avoid:

How To Thrive Under Pressure

4 Practices To Help You Get Ready For The Beginning Of The Year

Life gets crazy around this time of year.  Summer is winding down (for some of us it’s over) and a full year of ministry awaits.  There is content to write, ministers to recruit and it feels like a wave that’s going to crush you.

Breathe, because you can do this.  The weeks leading up to something big, like the beginning of a season or a large event, can be daunting.  You beg God to survive, but what if you could do more.  If you want to thrive during times of pressure:

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Recruiting And Training Volunteers To Become Leaders

Summer Ministry Vlog Week 2016 #SMVWeek16


Recruiting and training volunteers can be a tough task.  In this video blog Chris talks about some of the things he’s learned over the years.  This video post is a part of the Summer Ministry Vlog Week 16 #SMVWeek16.

To view all that Summer Ministry Vlog Week has to offer check out THIS.

3 Keys To Jumpstart Your Leadership Potential

Ministries become stale for a variety of reasons; however, they all link back to the same source: LEADERSHIP.

If you aren’t looking at ways of increasing and improving your leadership you could lose your ministry.  You will hit routines that will lead to a lack of relevancy or an increase in burnout.  To stay fresh as a leader you need to: