Winning in Ministry

In my fourth grade basketball game, I whipped the ball down the court to my teammate so she could take a shot and we could win the game; in my seventh grade soccer scrimmage, I ran over another girl on the opposing team because I wanted to beat her to the ball; in my high […]

Let It Grow, Let It Grow

You are certainly welcome for what is now sure to be an entire day full of Frozen stuck in your head. Hopefully you’ll forgive me, because by the end of this article you will have a few secret ingredients that will allow you to grow your program to insane numbers. I mean, you really should […]

Equipped: The Importance of Training Your Core Team

We train our Core Team so they are equipped with the knowledge of how to be youth ministers. We need to give these incredible volunteers the tools and skills and resources they need to lead teens to Christ.

An All-Star Core Team: The Value of College Students

In my time of youth ministry I have had the privilege to work alongside college students seeking to chaperone summer trips or just help out at a Life Night. I am always amazed by their passion and zeal for the Gospel message and spreading this message with others. I have found not only do the teens benefit from college students, but the Core Team, myself as a youth minister, and the entire parish gains an enormous amount of wisdom.