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)
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)
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)
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)
In episode 15 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Brett Eddy, who serves as the Pastor of Student Ministries at Port City Community Church in Wilmington, NC. While youth ministry wasn't Brett's first choice as a career, it was obvious God had it in mind all along. He has served at his current church for 16 … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – Ministry for the Long-Haul with Brett Eddy (Episode 15)
In episode 14 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Justin Curl, who is currently the Youth Pastor at Twin Oaks Christian Church in Woodhaven, MI. After some rough patches, God grabbed his heart near the end of high school in Oklahoma. Eventually, God also led him to pursue youth ministry in the Detroit area. Justin talks about … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – Ministry Context with Justin Curl (Episode 14)
In episode 13 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Allison Williams, who serves as the Youth Minister at Reddington Christian Church in Seymour, IN. Not only does she lead the student ministry, but she is also over the children's ministry. Listen in as she talks about how to balance the two ministries, lead through volunteers, … Continue reading The Student Ministry Podcast – Leading Student & Children’s Ministries with Allison Williams (Episode 13)
In episode 12, I interview Jeremy Zach, who served as a local church youth pastor but has since transitioned into parachurch ministry and works as an "Orange Specialist" for the ReThink Group (XP3 Curriculum).
In episode 11 of the Student Ministry Podcast, I interviews Travis Welch, the Next Generations Pastor at Yakima Evangelical Church. Not only does he have some great tips on how to build strong relationships, but he also shares some great ideas on how to build up the next generation of leaders within your student ministry.
In episode 10 of the Student Ministry Podcast, I get the chance to interview Eric Holmstrom and Adrian Pichay from Purpose Church in Pomona, CA. We chat about their student ministry team and their new intergenerational ministry with Spiritual Grandparents!