spiritual growth

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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Fiery Darts!

Following a great weekend at The Call we went low key on Sunday night at Contagious. I was “taught” out and the student had enough content from The Call and from Pastor Steve’s sermon to chew on all week. Sometimes you just need a good laugh. So we watched Tim Hawkins on DVD. He is hilarious! I sat in the back and it was fun to watch the shoulders and head of students and leaders shake as they laughed. We…

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Preventing the Fizzle

I have been taking student’s to camp every summer for around 16 years now.  Every year I see student’s make commitments or come to the realization that their walk with God has to change for the better.  Every year I see these same students fizzle out.  They are on fire at camp because of the removal and saturation and then when they get back to the real world these decisions quickly fade away. . .(Read More)

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