In episode 101 Zac Chad and Kristen share their most important weekly task. Every week comes and goes in student ministry but as youth pastors and youth leaders we need to identify what the most important things are to get done. Prioritize your work self with these three helpful insights.
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It's episode 99 time and the team is back with free and nearly free stuff that every youth ministry leader should have or know about. Chad Higgins, Zac Workun, & Kristen Lascola all share their top 3 things and then we have compiled a list of 99 other things that you have just gotta know about or have in your student pastor pocket
In episode 98 of After 9 Zac chats with Greg Stier from Dare 2 Share about youth ministry, evangelism, and the missing ingredients from your student ministry. Youth pastors of churches of any size will enjoy Greg's passion for evangelism and equipping your ministry. Also, a fight breaks out that the Holy Spirit Bruce Lee punches to stop
In episode 97 Zac, Chad, & Kristen talk about appropriate expectations for middle school aged youth in your student ministry. Seriously, are we all off-base? Why is it so hard to communicate with middle students, are they not capable of deep thoughts? What is the right amount of time to teach them? How many games should we play each week? Why is tilapia not a safe fish to throw and catch?
In this interview episode of After 9 Zac sits down with Professor Andrew Zirschky the Academic Director Center for Youth Ministry Training. Stories of near-death, new life, and dynamic ways to rethink youth ministry are all present in this thoughtful episode. Enjoy Dr. Z's energy, humor, and experience (and turn your assignments in on time!
In episode 94 Zac interviews author, coach, creative, and youth minister Stephen Ingram about leadership and establishing organic systems in youth ministry that are sustainable enough to outlive a youth pastor. Hear the 20 years worth of wisdom and insight from an author who has lived it and now works to help other student pastors glimpse a new vision of youth ministry leadership.
In episode 93 of After 9 Zac and Chad talk about how Zac found success in pulling off the biggest change in the history of his youth ministry (Hint: it wasn't more budget dollars or a better communicator). A youth minister mastermind group can help you identify the challenge, clarify the work, and evaluate the process. Whether you are plowing ahead or working to make big changes in your student ministry this episode is for you