Tag Archives: team

Things “The Mighty Ducks” Taught Us About Youth Ministry – Part 3

This is part 3 in a series where I discuss some things I learned while watching the movie “The Mighty Ducks”. Feel free to catch up by reading part 1. And part 2. I grew up in Wyoming so I don’t know much about hockey. I believe that my half-Canadian-kids need to experience their heritage […]

Building a Team in Children’s Ministry

Having served in children’s ministry at The River Church for the past three years, I still consider myself pretty “green” in learning what it takes to lead well in ministry.  Having come from a corporate background, I understand strategy, the big picture, setting goals and achieving objectives. Objectives that have been set for me or […]

Web Strategy: Plugging in Students and Leaders

I love what Derick and Pam Brown of Elevate Student Ministries are doing with their student web site. They are just getting started, but in the last month they have invited their student body and volunteer staff to be contributors on the site. As Derick puts it, elevationgeneration.org is a “blog for students, by students […]

Using Spotify and DropBox in Worship Ministry

I was recently quoted in CM Magazine as using Spotify and Dropbox as “two top technologies” I use in NextGen ministry. You can read that article here. I don’t know if I’d label the services as my technology list-toppers, but they are definitely useful. Specifically, in my current context as the lead worshipper for an […]

The TEAM Tool

If you’ve ever longed for an easy tool to train, equip, and keep track of your volunteer team, you need to check out Simply Youth Ministry’s TEAM tool! Lots of training videos, PLUS… create an application process perform background checks, and manage your entire volunteer database online! Interested? Try it risk free for 30 days. […]

Must-See Volunteer Team Video

As is the nature in our field, most of us are always working towards building a volunteer team of NextGen leaders. The following is a must-see story of how esteemed conductor/writer Eric Whitacre builds an amazing team around a big idea. After you’re done watching it, we’ve including some questions from Relevant Children’s Ministry to think […]