vision in Youth Ministry

TLH006: Crafting Vision For Youth Ministry

In this episode you’ll hear from Nate Turner of Creative Grid Partners.  Nate walks us through the process needed to craft a realistic and powerful vision for your Youth Ministry.  This is a must listen…. Links mentioned: 5 Characteristics We Want In Our Students Setting Goals In Your Ministry creativegridpartners.com @NateJTurner Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Sustainable Youth Ministry byMark Devries Advanced Strategic Planning by Aubrey Malphurs In this particular episode, you will learn: The difference between “Mission” and “Vision” The process for finding and creating a vision in your youth ministry How to set realistic goals in your ministry HOW TO GET A FREE …

Crisis to Crediblity

TLH005: From Crisis to Credibility (part 2)

In this episode you’ll hear part 2 of the interview with Author and Professional Counselor Joy Anisa.  Joy shares what things Youth Pastors and Youth Workers must do and must consider when dealing with a hurting student, as well as a little about her life and her book. Links mentioned: swoutfitters.com joyanisa.com Identity Crisis by Joy Anisa Four People Every Youth Ministry Should Know Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Faithful and True Ministries Identity Crisis by Joy Anisa In this particular episode, you will learn: Why labels given to you aren’t necessarily bad How to help students who are in a mess How …

Crisis to Crediblity

TLH004: From Crisis to Credibility (part 1)

In this episode you’ll hear from Author and Professional Counselor Joy Anisa.  Joy shares what she is seeing in teens from counseling thousands of teens and hundreds of Youth Pastors each year.  This is part one of a two-part interview with Joy. Links mentioned: swoutfitters.com joyanisa.com Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Faithful and True Ministries In this particular episode, you will learn: The number one issue Joy is seeing in teens right now How to help students who are in a mess How to attack purity so that it has a lasting influence in the lives of teens Support the Show

Youth Ministry Lessons From a Rookie

TLH003: Youth Ministry Lessons From a Rookie

In this episode you’ll hear from David LeRoy a Youth Pastor who is just over one year into his first ministry position.  He shares Youth Ministry lessons learned this far, advice for other new Youth Pastors, and some great advice for Veteran Youth Pastors as well.  He also shares a major change he made in his ministry (one he did without getting fired by the way…always a good thing), and the importance of calling. Links mentioned: wpcyouthgroup.com Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Giving Up The Gimmick by Brian H. Cosby In this particular episode, you will learn: Does calling really matter …

Youth Ministry App

TLH002: Youth Ministry App

In this episode you’ll hear from Kurt Libby, co-creator of the Youth Ministry Tracker App.  He shares his journey into Youth Ministry, why he built the app, how it works, and how it will help your Youth Ministry. Congratulations to Terry Huey on winning the free download of the Youth Ministry Tracker App! Links: Youth Ministry Tracker App YouthMinistryTracker.com slack.com trello.com @misterlib @MinHubApp Resources mentioned in this Podcast: Youth Ministry Tracker App for iOS Slack for helping you manage your team. Trello for managing to-dos and tasks with your team.   In this particular episode, you will learn: How Kurt went about …

The longer Haul Youth Ministry Podcast

TLH001: Welcome to the Longer Haul Youth Ministry Podcast!

In this episode you’ll hear my personal journey into Youth Ministry, the best advice I have ever received in regards to ministry calling, and what to expect from future episodes of the podcast.  You’ll also hear a little of why The Longer Haul exists and why I’m launching the podcast. Links: The #1 Thing I Tell Those Who Want To Be A Youth Pastor How I got here and why I stay Items mentioned in this Podcast Asthma Camp (yeah, for real, there really is an Asthma Camp. The power of persistence and prayer in students. In this particular episode, …