In our fifth installment of women in youth ministry Chad sits down with Becky Gilbert to learn from her years of #YM wisdom and learn that Lockins do affirm youth ministry callings. Lean in as Becky shares the truth of what it means to be called and follow through for the long haul. It is such a needed encouragement.
Making changes in ministry is tough, making them successfully almost feels improbable. What if there was a helpful guide to grid and map out the requirements for navigating change. Whether you want to increase attendance, engagement, volunteers, or alter programs change requires more than just the problem and solution.
In this special After 9 interview of Kevin DeShazo we learn about what it means to take a passion and turn it into a profession. Though not a youth minister in the traditional sense, Kevin DeShazo of Fieldhouse Media has worked with thousands of students and parents about responsible social media use.
It happens every week for almost every youth minister, the talk, the sermon, the chapel communication. The large group delivery to the youth ministry is an important vehicle for truth, but what is a healthy assessment and evaluation of that message. How do we know when we have done a good job (killed/crushed it)? or we felt (crushed/killed) by it?