Throughout the first half of the season we’ve taken your hard questions and given you…not so great answers. In this episode we seek to right our wrongs and provide you with quality answers toy our difficult ministry questions. Well…and quality as we can get.
Ryan, Mark, and Emily talked about reframing discipleship and how youth ministry discipleship too-often focuses only on the content aspect (which is important for sure) but also needs to engage both the head and heart. With the goal of becoming more like Jesus, we need to include sacrifice and service as a core aspect of our approach to discipleship.
Ron has been in youth ministry in various forms for years. His latest book (which will release in 2019) is called “A Defense of Youth Ministry”. Not that we thought that it needed defending, but others sometimes don’t understand how crucial it is. Ron shares his research, experience and perspective in this episode that we hope reignites the fire inside your “why”.
Let’s face it, we’ve all made some mistakes in Youth Ministry. Whether big or small we all know those “Oh, crap.” moments. Len talks about his international research into youth ministry mistakes and brings great perspective to the topic.
Dan is back on the show! Zach & and Ryan give him a hard to about his new book, but only because it’s a good one! Dan’s book, Becoming a Student Leader, is meant for the student. Youth Workers can use this resource as a guide for the student leaders to mature in their faith and service. Grab your copies from the Youth Cartel!
Jason Sullivan is a dedicated youth worker like you. He’s been working hard raising up the next generation for many years, and has compiled a list of leading questions that can help students and leaders alike to think more deeply about their own growth. These are sure to help you in your own context. Thanks for listening!
Marv Nelson joins Zach & Ryan to share about his new book - Unleash. It doesn’t take long to realize that Marv sees the empowerment of the Next Generation asa crucial task of all leaders in every ministry area. Note - Zach’s Audio had some issues during the recording of the interview. We are sorry!
We’re back! With a new name, new segments, and same great non-sense. NEXT: A Next Generation Ministry Podcast Join us this week as we talk about how the Next Generation is a crucial part of church health with Terry Smith, the VP of Church Ministries with the Christian & Missionary Alliance.
Well...Ryan & Zach are joined with Dan. That can only mean one thing: insanity. However, they have a super special announcement! With Season 1 of WYGBARP coming to a close, the guys are developing a new partnership. Give it a listen!
Liz Dong, the Midwest Mobilizer of the Evangelical Immigration Table shares a Christian perspective on immigration as well as her own immigration journey, and the huge role her youth pastor played in that time of her life.