The one thing that has changed in me, and one of the biggest things I believe needs to be changed in order for youth ministry to be more effective, is that we must make ministry less about what we can do and more about what we can enable others to do.
Here are three areas upon which to focus that will leave your adults wanting more and make volunteering for youth ministry attractive to new volunteers as well.
Think about the first time you went to an amazing restaurant. After you went, was it your desire to go back alone and just relive the same experience again? I am willing to bet not. My point is that when we experience something that is good, we have a natural desire to share it. Experiencing the Gospel is no different.
In order for a discipleship group to be a discipleship group, it requires the commitment of a disciple. I think it’s crazy the commitments that things like sports, clubs, and music require of the youth [...]
Sherry Weddell is back with a follow-up book to Forming Intentional Disciples. I read it in the first couple of days after being published and thought I would share with you my thoughts.
Usually after we begin to dig in to what I mean when I say "discipleship," we find that what "Father is doing" is not exactly what I mean when I speak about discipleship. What's the difference?
Paul, Barnabas and Timothy all have a very unique role in Discipleship. What can we learn from them and how can we apply it to our discipleship groups?
One of the biggest struggles I am finding in leading a discipleship group is that I have a group of young men that I know want to go deeper, but it seems like I never [...]
When I first started diving in to discipleship, I remember a conversation I had with a priest friend of mine. We were discussing how everyone should be "discipled" and what that looks like. The question [...]
A couple years ago I had the opportunity to visit a service at one of the mega Church's in our town. A couple of friends joined my wife and I as we just went to [...]