Building a Healthy Youth Ministry, pt. 3 – Cultivating Continuity

The rate of turnover in Youth Ministry these days is rather astonishing. I'm told by Youth Ministers I know that under two years is the running average in Churches of Christ in California. Unless that improves, it will be virtually impossible for the Church to bless and nurture teens the way we're capable of. Below […]

Building a Healthy Youth Ministry, pt. 2 – Hire Well

Because so many churches in their heart-of-hearts don't really value Youth Ministry, they have a tendency to be less thorough in their hiring of Youth Ministers than other roles at the church. Some of you may disagree with that, citing the lengthy process the "search committee" has done. However, the search committee method of hiring […]