Youth ministry seems to be facing asymmetrical challenges right now. Two of them on the forefront of my mind are longevity and transference of wisdom. With a tough job market and a climate of deconstruction/re-thinking/shifting in the profession… it really pains me to see a lot of very gifted youth workers move on. Some of…… Continue reading Youth Workers: Don’t Punk Out
Somewhere along the way ministry became a desk jockey job. When I read the book of Acts and even the pastoral epistles I get the idea that being a pastor was action packed. John didn’t kick it in staff meeting for 2-3 hours per week. Peter didn’t make edits to the bulletin. Matthew didn’t work…… Continue reading When did ministry become an office job?