Tag Archive: parents

Welcome to Middle School!

We are trying out a new way of welcoming upcoming middle school students into our student ministry program.


Keep them Updated

In student ministry there are tons of things that we need to keep students in the loop about. Trips, meetings, Bible Studies, dodgeball tournaments. Tons of stuff. This week I want to look… Continue reading

why, God? Bad Parents Recap

Last week our ministry explored the question of “How do I honor my parents if they don’t deserve it?” Here is the recap video that covers the major points of the evening. This… Continue reading

why, God? Week Two (WNL 4/21)

Set List: How He Loves (David Crowder*Band video), Love Carrier (unknown), Hands and Feet (Audio Adrenaline). Prepwork For the Evening: Prepared lesson and PowerPoint, created EasyWorship schedule, practiced music, set up room, prayed.… Continue reading

Quick Book Review: Deep Justice Journeys

I have to say after leafing through this book for some ideas on how to create a space and a time in which our teens can grasp that our week in Pittsburgh at… Continue reading

Alive and Learning: Connecting With Parents

This summer, our Student Ministry program made the trek to Canal Fulton, Ohio for Alive 2009. Alive is a 4-day “Christian Music” Festival that involves popular CCM musicians and bands, speakers, workshops, seminars,… Continue reading

Involving Parents

Tonight was our Parents Roundtable for H20. These are evenings in which I share with any parents that come where we are headed as a ministry, take time to pray over the ministry,… Continue reading

How to Connect with Parents

In youth ministry we must remember that we are ministering to an entire family, nut just teenagers. It is a concept that many of us tend to forget from time to time, so… Continue reading

Parental Interaction

Taking a break from the funeral doldrums to post a quick blog at 1:30 in the morning. As I spend more time away from my position in ministry, I find myself thinking more… Continue reading

How Much Do Parents Impact Your Teens?

I had a great talk with my senior pastor yesterday. We try to get together once a week and discuss ministry, life, and anything else that flies our way. Most weeks lately we… Continue reading