Happy Memorial Day

3 Things To Remember This Day

Memorial Day isn’t just a day we remember those who died for our country. It’s a day where we can reflect on the wonderful blessings that sacrifice can bring.

On this Memorial Day, it’s important to embrace those few precious things we take for granted. These are the things that help us do our job and share the Gospel with the next generation and their families. This Memorial Day be thankful for:

Is Your Ministry Feeling Stuck?

3 Approaches To Help You Get Your Ministry Moving

You’ve tried everything and nothing changes. You’ve changed your program times and invested in new content but the results are the same. People aren’t showing up, no one is committing to serve and you are stuck. What once was your dream job has now just become a job.

There will be moments when ministry feels like work and that’s okay. The reality is there are seasons of growth and pruning. But, those seasons where you feel stuck can feel like torture. When that happens it’s important to:

Why You Might Feel A Little Burnt Out

5 Steps To Help You Catch Your Breath And Refocus

When do you get time off? Are you just coming off a break wondering, “When’s the next one coming along?” If you are constantly tired and feeling like the workload is endless you might be on the verge of burnout.

You want to address the burnout because you really do deep down inside enjoy doing what you are doing. The problem is you constantly feel:

How You Can Change Things Up This Lent

3 Questions Every Youth Minister Should Ask Themselves

What are you giving up this Lent?  That seems to be the question most people ask during this time of year.  But, is that the right question?

What if there were different questions we needed to ask this season?  What if the focus were a little different?  What if the questions we needed to ask were:

How To Survive The Trenches Of Ministry

4 Steps To Help You Heal And Refuel

If you feel drained, it’s normal.  Working for the church is draining but it can also be fulfilling.  You just need to know how to heal anytime you have been scarred.

While the temptation might be to grab a bag of chips, watch a Sylvester Stallone movie and then eat a bowl of ice cream (Okay, maybe that’s just me), there are better ways to recover from the pain and endure the journey by: