Tag Archives: student ministry

Communicating with Students, Parents, and Volunteers

Our friends over at The Youth Cartel are releasing a series of NextGen ministry training videos to help our field learn foundational skills. They are starting with this one: “Communication with Students, Parents, and Volunteers” — and we think it’s an important topic to dig into. Whether you are a brand new NextGen pastor or leader, just getting […]

Free Student Discipleship Tool

Some of you know — many of you will not know — that I recently started a new full-time youth ministry role in Bayfield, CO. I’m pretty excited about it. There’s nothing like the privilege of ministering to and reaching the next generation. I’ve been loving every minute! You can check out our new ministry site […]

I’m Not A Babysitter

This past Wednesday I shared a little bit of information with my students about my job and calling. I share it with you today to hopefully help you to further define your calling as a NextGen minister. These are the words I shared as best as I can remember them… I am not a babysitter. I […]

Event Planning: What Parents Want You To Know

Most parents experience some apprehension over a church trip at some point. While leaders are instilling excitement into students, parents may be worrying over issues they are wrestling with that may lead to them keeping a student home. While we can’t please every parent, it’s important to keep these parent perspectives in mind when planning […]

Introducing PRACTITIONERS: NextGen Leader Training

REGISTER FOR FREE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS – (COMING SOON) WATCH ONLINE WHAT IS PRACTITIONERS? 2015 Spring Event: Choose Your Adventure The Live, Online Event will be streamed Saturday, May 2nd @ 12 pm EST and again at 3 pm EST, and can be accessed by visiting the “Watch Online” link above. A FREE livestream.com account is required to view the […]