Recent Articlesby Jim Burns Posted in Youth Worker Development
If someone knows a simple definition of family-based youth ministry, please send it right away," writes Jim Burns. In the meantime, here's his best guess...
by Mike Yaconelli Posted in Youth Worker Development
What's the biggest obstacle to effective youth ministry? Parents.
by Steven Case Posted in Youth Worker Development
A lighthearted look at what youth workers really mean when they're talking to parents.
by David Skidmore Posted in Youth Worker Development
Everybody knows the Zacchaeus story—but have you ever considered the role of the sycamore tree that held aloft the diminutive tax collector? If not, you should!
by Danette Matty Posted in Youth Worker Development
The best way to evaluate your effectiveness is to honestly assess your own motives for ministry.
by Connie Neal Posted in Featured ArticleYouth Worker Development
As Jesus was being led away for execution, Hillary motioned to me and whispered frantically, "What are they doing to him? You told me Jesus is alive!" "Shut up," her girlfriend whispered back. "Don’t you know what happens?" Another friend offered, "They hang him, don’t they?" In 1979, I was at Pepperdine studying…Read More
by Steve Rabey Posted in TrainingYouth Worker Development
Comments from seminary students before and after intensive study on "A Christian Perspective on Popular Culture."
by Mike Yaconelli Posted in AdviceFeatured ArticleYouth Worker Development
Hi. My name is Mike and I am a speakaholic. For most of my 42 years in ministry, I’ve found myself speaking a lot. I speak to young people, youth workers, churches, and numerous secular organizations. It all started very innocently. I had a gift of communication, I enjoyed using…Read More