Category : The Stride

The Stride: Why are you even in ministry?

Why are you in ministry? Continue reading

0 Comments / 138 View / July 8, 2016

The Stride: Signs of Poor Self Care

I want to discipline myself, pace myself and take care of myself so that I can continue to serve God and His church far into the future. Continue reading

0 Comments / 122 View / June 10, 2016

The Stride: Youth Worker Devotional Life

Studies among pastors puts the devotional life in the top five most pressing needs of pastors and the top five personal and professional experiences impacting DCEs. Continue reading

0 Comments / 154 View / March 29, 2016

The Stride: Hitting Your Stride

Hitting your stride in ministry is connected to hitting your stride in your faith walk. Continue reading

0 Comments / 162 View / February 15, 2016

The Stride: Going the Distance

What it takes to go the distance in youth ministry. Continue reading

0 Comments / 86 View / January 21, 2016

The Stride: The Tree Always Wins

The Stride: The Tree Always Wins

DCE Bob McKinney gives an important lesson on physical and spiritual safety. Continue reading

0 Comments / 29 View / August 4, 2008

The Stride: All of Life is Worship

The Stride: All of Life is Worship

Discover the potential for your ministry by taking to heart Bob McKinney’s Axiom #5: All of Life is Worship. Continue reading

0 Comments / 129 View / July 1, 2008

The Stride: Ask the Two Questions

The Stride: Ask the Two Questions

Veteran DCE, Bob McKinney shares insights into lessons, both big and not-so-big that he has encountered in his years in youth ministry. Continue reading

0 Comments / 17 View / January 2, 2008

The Stride: The Offseason

The Stride: The Offseason

In this final installment of his 6-part column, veteran Ed Staude discusses ministry life, in the “offseason”. Continue reading

0 Comments / 21 View / October 31, 2007

The Stride: My First Youth Ministry Injury: Or, the Day I Realized I Was Old

The Stride: My First Youth Ministry Injury: Or, the Day I Realized I Was Old

Turning 35 doesn’t age one out of a job in youth ministry when the focus is on the ministry and not the programs. Discover practical ways to keep the pace through the middle years of ministry. Continue reading

0 Comments / 55 View / October 30, 2007