andylawrenson

Student Discipleship

Success by Numbers

Probably most of us in student ministry are serving in what we would consider a smaller youth group. I read recently an article that stated the average youth group is 60 students and 12 volunteers and 1.25 full time staff. I would venture a guess and say that most youth groups are between 25 to 50 students. 

I know we all want our student ministries to grow because that means students are coming to know Christ. Or does it? Some…

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Faith in Focus Speakers Bureau

I’m humbled and honored that Alex McFarland invited me to be one of the speakers for Faith in Focus.  I’m not a apologetic genius, I’m not a public figure, I’m not immersed in politics.  What I am is a guy who has been serving in the church for 25 years.  Both in the roles of Student Pastor and also as Ministry Teams Pastor.  In those years God has helped me grow in my knowledge of both student ministry and ministry…

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New Site Coming Soon

I’m excited about the opportunity I have with Faith in Focus Speaker’s Bureau and looking forward to helping churches build teams.  My website is getting a major overhaul and soon we will reveal and launch a brand new look. I have been blogging since 2007 and my blog theaddyouthpastor.com will soon be merged with my new site. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will check back soon to see the sites brand new look and blog posts. Lots…

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