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The Student Ministry Podcast – My Own Student Ministry Experience (Episode 20)

In episode 20 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I decided to change it up and interview myself. Well, okay, I didn't actually talk to myself, but I didn't have a guest for this episode. Instead, I thought it was time for me to share my own student ministry experiences, especially since God just moved me … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – My Own Student Ministry Experience (Episode 20)

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CIY Mix 2017 with LifeBridge Students

While in high school, one of my favorite events was CIY's high school summer conference, which has since been named Move. I've always been a fan of their programs, and I've taken students to Believe (their middle school weekend conference), Superstart (their 4-6th grade weekend event), and I've also led my own trips to the … Continue reading CIY Mix 2017 with LifeBridge Students

The Student Ministry Podcast – Middle School Ministry with Ronald Long (Episode 19)

In episode 19 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Ronald Long, who currently serves as the Student Minister to Middle School at Wayside Chapel in San Antonio, TX. He absolutely loves middle schoolers and has some great insight on how to connect with them and their parents. Ronald is also a published author on … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – Middle School Ministry with Ronald Long (Episode 19)

First Sunday at LifeBridge

Today was my first Sunday at my new church, LifeBridge Christian Church, in Longmont, CO. As you may have read, God called me to move from New Hampshire to serve as the Student Pastor at LifeBridge, overseeing their 6-12th grade ministry. Currently, the students meet altogether on Sunday mornings for two worship times. Instead of … Continue reading First Sunday at LifeBridge

The Student Ministry Podcast – Multicampus Urban Ministry with Frank Gil (Episode 18)

In episode 18 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Frank Gil, who currently serves as the Student Ministries Pastor at Epikos Church in Milwaukee, WI, where he leads a multicampus urban student ministry. After a hopeful football career, God grabbed Frank's heart, shaped it for ministry, and has used him in a few different settings. His current … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – Multicampus Urban Ministry with Frank Gil (Episode 18)

Update: We’re Moving to Colorado

Here is a note I read at RCC's worship gatherings on Sunday, July, 2, 2017: Ten years ago, I first visited Rockingham Christian Church. I was wrapping up my ministry resident program at a church in Illinois, I had a girlfriend back there, and I had a God-sized future ahead of me in New England. … Continue reading Update: We’re Moving to Colorado

The Student Ministry Podcast – The Importance of Team with Chase Snyder (Episode 17)

In episode 17 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Chase Snyder, who currently serves as the Family Pastor at Valley Grove Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN, where he leads multiple teams. He also blogs at Ministry Bubble, has written a couple books, and has his own publishing company. One of the things Chase is passionate about is … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – The Importance of Team with Chase Snyder (Episode 17)

The Student Ministry Podcast – Balance in Ministry with Bethany Needham (Episode 16)

In episode 16 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Bethany Needham, who currently serves as the Director of Student Ministries at Chapel of the Cross in Westborough, MA. On top of her local church ministry, Bethany also a mom, leads a conference for teen girls, speaks at events, and she just started her own podcast. As you … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – Balance in Ministry with Bethany Needham (Episode 16)