$5,000 for a youth worker in need this Christmas

I am so excited to do this! I am finally releasing a brand new ebook I just finished writing. I hope it will challenge and bless many youth ministries who are just floating from one event and lesson series to the next without any clear focus or direction. Watch the video to learn more!

How to submit your story

  1. Shoot a quick little video sharing your story and how you could use the money. Submit it to me using this form by December 9, 2011.
  2. A team of judges will pick 4 entries and from December 12-20, 2011, those stories will be posted here on LISM for others to vote for who the money should go to.
  3. On December 21, 2011, I’ll announce the winner, write the check for 50% of whatever the ebook proceeds have been, and drop it in the mail.

DETAILS: This giveaway is open only to US residents who are at least 21 years old and are currently serving in a church as a volunteer, part-time, or full-time youth worker. Half of all proceeds, up to $5,000, from this ebook between now and December 20, 2011, will be given to the most-voted youth worker video entry.

New ebook, “Focused Youth Ministry”

Focused Youth Ministry

This practical “how to” ebook will walk you and your team through a 30-step process to discovering what God’s vision is for your unique ministry context. The process also helps your church take ownership of the vision while you implement it together and put metrics in place to evaluate what in the ministry is moving the vision forward and what isn’t.

Learn more about, “Focused Youth Ministry: How to Discover God’s Vision for your Ministry, Implement It, and Make It Sustainable,” and download a sample from the ebook.

Rick Lawrence“Tim Schmoyer’s little ebook 30 Steps to a Focused Youth Ministry is a rare treasure, because it over-delivers on its promise. Tim nails one of the embedded problems facing ministry people who are searching for vision and direction—we all too often “try to cook someone else’s recipe using completely different ingredients.” This step-by-step plan for finding, implementing, and evaluating your own God-given ministry vision will not only change your ministry’s trajectory, it has the horsepower to change your life.”
Rick Lawrence, Executive Editor, GROUP Magazine

Posted on November 28, 2011

  • Hey Tim! Thanks for the opportunity to impact kids lives!! Question – I am a Young Life leader and not exactly staff of a church. Would I still be okay to submit a video?

  • This is great! I will definitely be passing this along to my congregation.

  • Terrace Crawford

    Love this! I’m all about helping youth workers.


  • Trish

    Aww that would have been a cool contest to enter……Hey Tim if you get a chance check out my website for a program I’m working on in Phoenix – – I’m also a Youth Worker in Phoenix. :)

  • Darren Sutton

    Love this, Tim – it’s so hard to vote, though!! :)

    • Oh man, I know! And we had to go through 18 of these stories to pick only 4 to pass along to the rest of you. That was HARD!

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