Doing Ministry

The Habits That We Make: Parents

We all have harmful habits, even in our churches. This article helps us think about how we might have habits where parents are not growing in their own Biblical education or even expecting the church and its workers to be the primary teachers of the Christian faith for their children. By identifying these kinds of habits, we can see how we might change them.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: Change or Experience?

As youth workers, we need to remember that this cohort that experienced the COVID pandemic during their younger years experienced it differently than adults. Through research, Dr. Tina Berg has been able to identify key learnings that can help us care for young people, particularly confirmands, in the wake of the pandemic.

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Growing Young’s Best Neighbors connected to 7 Practices Opportunities to Serve & Lead, Supportive Adults, Discover a Resilient Identity in Christ, and Live Out Their Unique Vocation

As a part of a series that draws connections between Growing Young and Seven Practices, we look at how Growing Young’s Best Neighbors is connected to 7 Practices Opportunities to Serve & Lead, Supportive Adults, Discover a Resilient Identity in Christ, and Live Out Their Unique Vocation

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Growing Young’s Prioritize Everywhere connected to 7 Practices Supportive Adults, Opportunities to Serve & Lead, and Live Out Their Unique Vocation

As a part of a series that draws connections between Growing Young and Seven Practices, we look at how Growing Young’s Prioritize Everywhere is connected to 7 Practices Supportive Adults, Opportunities to Serve & Lead, and Live Out Their Unique Vocation.

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Supporting Youth with Chronic Illness

Whether minor or major, chronic health issues can impact a teen’s ability to participate in youth programming and even impair their relational support of other youth. Youth leaders need to be prepared to assess regularly and make plans to keep every Bible study, event, trip and meal something which keeps youth healthy both spiritually and physically.

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