Tag : Relational Ministry

Betwixt: The Moments that Matter Most

When my former students get together, they love to tease me. Usually their teasing follows a predictable route: they recall any number of instances where I was stressed out and I did something memorable—often chucking something across the room. Don’t…

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Review: Relationships Unfiltered

Andrew Root has spent much of his writing career digging into questions he expounds upon in his book Relationships Unfiltered: From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation. Continue reading

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Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 2

Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 2

The conclusion to what youth are looking for from their leaders. Continue reading

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Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 1

Betwixt: What Youth Want from their Leaders, Part 1

The longer I work with youth, the more I realize that I need to be plugged into them to really know what’s going on beneath the surface and be effective in sharing Christ’s incredible love with them. Continue reading

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Youth Ministry Basics: Authentic Relationships

Youth Ministry Basics: Authentic Relationships

Part of the way we bring the message of Jesus’ loves to students is by creating authentic, lasting relationships. One of the best models we have is Jesus’ time with His disciples. Continue reading

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Models in Relationships

Models in Relationships

DCE Tommy Moll discusses ways youth workers often model unhealthy relationships, and how to change that. Continue reading

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Family Guy: Whose Ministry Is it?

Family Guy: Whose Ministry Is it?

Dr. Thad Warren shares what happens when you invite other adults in your congregation to be a part of a ministry that isn’t yours alone. Continue reading

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The Rest of the Week–The Professional’s Responsibility

The Rest of the Week–The Professional’s Responsibility

Much research has been and is being done on the fostering and formation of faith. The research clearly speaks to the role of the faith community in this process. When youth ministry is done well, it seeks to enlighten the faith formation of youth, which includes the active engagement of the entire faith community, but most importantly, the youths’ parents. This article talks about going beyond the pizza and fun to build a family-focused youth program for your congregation. Continue reading

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Lifelong

Lifelong

A youth ministry program that develops a lifelong thirst for God gives youth the keys to dig more deeply into God’s Word and develop a more solid relationship with Him. This article by Audrey Duensing-Werner provides insight into how you might go about making your program lifelong. Continue reading

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