Archive | September, 2012

Winner Of One Year Subscription to OnTrack Devotions Announced

Thanks to all those who commented and tweeted to enter to win a one year subscription to OnTrack Devotions. The lucky winner is Seth from Crossroads Church! Seth, you will receive an email telling you how to claim your subscription. If you are interested in getting OnTrack Devotions in the hands of your students, you […]


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Comment / Tweet To Win ONE YEAR Subscription to OnTrack Student Devotions!

One lucky person can comment to win a ONE YEAR subscription to OnTrack Devotions.  Even if you don’t win, your comment will get you the month of October FREE!!! Comment before 9am September 25th, and you could win! Get Entered to Win Twice! Tweet the following and you will get entered twice: I just entered to […]


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Too Focused On Numbers?

How do you know if you are too focused on numbers in your youth ministry? Is that even a bad thing? I would says, “yes, and no…” So when are numbers a bad thing and when are they a good thing? Is there a good ‘test’ to tell if we are too fixated with numbers? […]


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Regaining Lost Credibility In Your Youth Ministry

All leaders will mess up once in a while. Unless you are Jesus you are not going to go through ministry without making some mistakes along the way. If you are new in the trenches of youth ministry, you must accept that there are going to be some failures ahead of you. If you are […]


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Youth Ministry Leadership: Keys To Gaining Credibility

In my previous post I looked at the realities of trust and credibility for the youth worker. But how can we overcome mistrust and earn credibility as men and women called to serve students? Today’s post will explore this question and give some challenging thoughts to chew on. In his book, Being Leaders, Aubrey Malphurs outlines […]


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Youth Ministry Leadership: Understanding The Credibility Issue

Being a leader in your church and youth ministry only happens if you have followers. The problem for many of us is that not everyone wants to follow leaders these days… In Being Leaders by Aubrey Malphurs, he quotes Kouzes and Posner’s first law of leadership: “If you don’t believe the messenger, you won’t believe […]


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BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY WINNER ANNOUNCED. 1 Year Access to SYM Team Tools

Isaac Denton wins 1 year access to SYM ‘Team’ Tool from our friends at Simply Youth Ministry. Isaac can claim his prize by emailing me at phil@youthworktalk.com with contact info. If you have more questions about SYM Tools and how this great resource works, you can contact Jake at Simply Youth Ministry: (520) 661-9846


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