Process for initiating leaders into ministry

Well, the Youth Specialties National Youth Workers Convention is over. We’re currently in the rental van making the 10-hour drive back to Dallas. If we…

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Handling ministry blunders

I think back over all the mistakes I’ve made in ministry. Some make me grimace and say, “What in the world was I thinking?!” Others are kinda…

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Ministry leadership questions

Tony Myles, a youth pastor in Michigan, e-mailed me last week asking if I’d participate in a survey he wrote for one of his Masters Of Ministry projects…

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My former pastor apologizes

Wow. The title should say enough, huh? Definitely wasn’t expecting this one.
The Story
Last night as I was on my way out the door, my cell phone rang…

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So much to do this summer

Hmm… I’ve been asked by the guy who directs the camp midsouth summer camp for the Evangelical Covenant denomination if I would be the director for…

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A pastor’s view on youth ministers

This pastor in CA blogged about why he thinks youth ministry is so important. The post is very encouraging. If you work with students in any way, I recommend…

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