Notes & Quotes From The 2020 Well With Marko

We recently hosted The Well For Youth Workers. It was awesome to connect to so many youth workers and it was cool to Mark Oestreicher join us this year. Here are some of the notes: Student ministries used to copy … Continued

Signs Of [Digital] Revival In The Church

The church has been thrust into a digital world. What was once a luxury has become a necessity. Until now, the church treated the digital world as a luxury and now it’s a necessity. D. Jackson Price Praise the Lord … Continued

Two Questions Every Ministry Leader Must Honestly Answer

If you have been serving in ministry for any length of time, you have already gotten a sense of the potential craziness. Boundaries can be hard to set. Tasks involving people and volunteers always have many variables. Numerous voices share … Continued

Four Ways Student Ministry Leaders Can Equip

During my student ministry high school years, I was invited to grow in skill and heart. I didn’t think about it while it was happening, but other leaders were equipping me. I was asked to play guitar and sing. I … Continued

Inviting You To Be Glad

The Bible is constantly inviting us not to be gloomy. Here are a few verses as examples: This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. Pslam 118:24 And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. … Continued

9 Ways To Learn Like A Hummingbird

There is a big difference between the way a hummingbird nourishes itself versus the way a lion nourishes itself.  We should try to be like the hummingbird. A lion typically hunts it’s prey at night. It will kill a large … Continued

Invest In Student Ministry

The church must invest in student ministry. It can’t be an afterthought. There must be some concrete ways the church is helping to invite in, raise up, share Jesus and incorporate students into the life of their congregation. Here are … Continued

The Best Kept Secret in Youth Ministry

I once heard something during The Well For Youth Workers that has always stuck with me. The presenter said, “The Best Kept Secret in Youth Ministry is Follow Up.”   The power of that thought has stuck with me over … Continued

Three Simple Things Going Into A New Year Of Student Ministry

There are three big seasons for student ministry – 1) Fall, 2) January, and 3) Summer. It’s sort of follows a semester mindset, but you can hit restart at any of these times. It’s a good time to get things … Continued

Why Enthusiasm Is Important For Church Leaders

Enthusiasm is both a gift and a choice. Everyone is enthusiastic about something. It’s important for people to experience enthusiastic church leaders –  enthusiastic about Jesus, people, the church and ministry. Enthusiasm could be defined as a displayed feeling of … Continued

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