Ep. 026 - Jon Mann: The Joys & Challenges of Ethnic Ministry Contexts
Friend of the show and Youth Pastor Jonathan Mann joins Zach & Ryan to discuss the joys and challenges of Ethnic Ministry Contexts. Lots of laughs and time for serious discussion around mental health issues, and the new Netflix series "13 Reasons".
0:00 to 12:24
- Welcome from Ryan & Zach!
- Jon Mann, authentically Chinese.
- Being a C&MA Point Person is building relationships.
- The senior pastor search struggle.
12:23 to 26:28
- The Netflix Original Series: 13 Reasons Why
- Addressing suicide: was this too much?
- Parents, discuss with kids. Youth workers, discuss with students.
- Is this glamourized? Can this lead to copy cats?
Main Segment: Jon Mann: The Joys & Challenges of Ethnic Ministry Contexts
26:29: to 58:45
- What is youth ministry like in Jon’s Chinese ministry context?
- The dynamic of students who are a part of two cultures.
- The shifts that happen between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generations.
- The similarities between missionary kids and immigrant kids.
- Building relationships at a youth leader level to aide in build cross cultural relationships.
- Find Jon on social media @jonjonmann or email him: firstname.lastname@example.org
58:46 to 1:01:05
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