Here are some links from around the world of children’s and youth ministry:
Five Myths that Perpetuate Burnout Across Nonprofits: There is a pervasive fear in the nonprofit field that focusing inwardly—on our staff, our leadership, even our own salaries—will take away from achieving our organizational missions. That needs to change.
5 New Years resolutions for discipling young people: James writes on the buzz theme of discipleship and suggests five resolutions that would enable discipleship that might be authentic, life and world transforming.
We’ve all been the new kid: When we teach young people to value each person as God does, their perspective changes. How much better would it be for our first time visitors if we took away some of the guesswork at a first session and ensured experienced young people helped them.
Creating student leaders in youth ministry: Nick Steinloski writes on the purpose of the Young Leaders and the annual rhythm for their group.
What does discipleship look like on a council estate? Living a life of faith can look quite different outside the bastion of middle-class Christianity.