Youth Pastor Job Search with Dan Navarra and Matt Steen (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 65)

Episode 65 of The Student Ministry Podcast features a conversation with Dan Navarra and Matt Steen of Chemistry Staffing. Not only do Dan and Matt share some of their stories, but they also share some great tips and hacks for those just getting started in student ministry and those thinking about transitioning to another church … Continue reading Youth Pastor Job Search with Dan Navarra and Matt Steen (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 65)

Encouragement for Youth Workers (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 64)

Episode 64 of The Student Ministry Podcast features a brief message of encouragement from me to you, the youth worker. As we head into a new year, I know that many of you have experienced some rough patches and have even thought about giving up at least once or twice, or maybe you know someone … Continue reading Encouragement for Youth Workers (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 64)

Mobilizing Teens with Greg Stier (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 63)

Episode 63 of The Student Ministry Podcast features a conversation with Greg Stier of Dare2Share Ministries. Greg has a reputation for knowing and relating to teens in unique and effective ways. Over the course of the last 20 years, Greg has spoken to over 1,000,000 teens in major venues across the nation and heard countless stories … Continue reading Mobilizing Teens with Greg Stier (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 63)

Youth Ministry Exchange 2020 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 62)

Episode 62 of The Student Ministry Podcast features a discussion and recap of Youth Ministry Exchange 2020 with fellow ministry podcasters, Tom Bump and Tom Palmer.   Listen right here or on your favorite podcast app/site (links near the end of this post). https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ibke4p/Student_Ministry_Podcast_Episode_062_YMX-2020_256kbps.mp3 Subscribe to Tom Bump's podcast: Kids Ministry Collective Podcast   Subscribe … Continue reading Youth Ministry Exchange 2020 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 62)

The Importance of Leaders with Billy McMahan (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 61)

Episode 61 of The Student Ministry Podcast features Billy McMahan, who is currently the student pastor at Rocky Mountain Christian Church in Niwot, CO. Billy shares his story of God's redemption and how God continues to use that to help him connect with his students and leaders. He also talks about their struggles surrounding the … Continue reading The Importance of Leaders with Billy McMahan (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 61)

Programming Update 2020 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 60)

On episode 60 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I take a moment to provide an update on how our student ministry programming has changed since last year and since the Covid-19 quarantine. I share our church's experiences but also what we learned that led to these recent changes. Listen right here or on your favorite … Continue reading Programming Update 2020 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 60)

Orange and YMX with Crystal Chiang (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 59)

Episode 59 of The Student Ministry Podcast features Crystal Chiang, who is the Executive Director of Student Strategy at Orange. Not only does she have a ton of experience as a small group leader, but she was also in public education for a while. She brings all of that expertise to the team at Orange, … Continue reading Orange and YMX with Crystal Chiang (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 59)

Online Youth Ministry with Cooper Miller (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 58)

Episode 58 of The Student Ministry Podcast features Cooper Miller, the brand new Online Youth Pastor at Mariners Church (Irvine, CA). Cooper has a great story, and it was really cool to hear what God has taught him over the years and set him up for this new role. And as one of the first … Continue reading Online Youth Ministry with Cooper Miller (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 58)

Digital Ministry with Tom Pounder (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 57)

Episode 57 of The Student Ministry Podcast features Tom Pounder. Not only has Tom been in student ministry for a number of years, he has also served as a digital/campus pastor at his church. He brings all of that to the table today as he discusses ministry moving forward during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading Digital Ministry with Tom Pounder (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 57)

When Life Gives You Lemons with Gerald Fadayomi (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 56)

Episode 56 of The Student Ministry Podcast features Gerald Fadayomi, longtime youth worker and author. Gerald has an amazing story of how God has worked in His life. After a rough life at home and seeing friends murdered, he got plugged into a church, gave his life to Christ, and began serving in student ministry. … Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons with Gerald Fadayomi (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 56)