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?
In this After 9 episode, Zac interviews Adam Mashni from Willow Creek's Elevate Jr. High Youth Ministry on the journey of the call into youth ministry and what it means to communicate for change. Learn with Adam about growing as a student minister and what it takes to lead a large ministry and develop as a youth communicator.
Enjoy this After 9 interview episode as Zac sits down with Dr. Tim Elmore, youth ministry thought leader, influencer, and founder of Growing Leaders. Learn more in this episode about self-leadership, personal growth, the importance of practicing the spiritual disciplines, and witnessing to the rock band KISS.