Pop Culture and Youth Ministry with Jeff Bachman (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 46)

In episode 46 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Jeff Bachman. Not only is Jeff a youth ministry veteran, but he also hosts his own podcast all about pop culture and youth ministry. Sit back and get ready to take some notes as Jeff talks about his story, his ministry, pop culture, and some … Continue reading Pop Culture and Youth Ministry with Jeff Bachman (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 46)

Small Group Leading with Alycia Cone (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 45)

Episode 45 of The Student Ministry Podcast is a special one, where Steve has the opportunity to interview one of his former students and volunteers. Alycia Cone was 16 when she started attending youth group. She had Steve's wife as her small group leader, and after she graduated and completed a year with City Year, … Continue reading Small Group Leading with Alycia Cone (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 45)

Leadership Pathway with Sean Badeer (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 44)

In episode 44 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview one of my co-workers and fellow pastors, Sean Badeer. Not only does Sean lead the Connections Ministry at my church, but he also serves with an organization called Leadership Pathway. Their goal is to connects young leaders with churches for a residency program that helps … Continue reading Leadership Pathway with Sean Badeer (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 44)

Co-Leading with Jeremy Nelson and Mike Eilers (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 43)

In episode 43 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Jeremy Nelson and Mike Eilers on how they go about co-leading their student ministry in Indianola, Iowa. Jeremy has been in paid ministry for a while, and Mike came into it recently after volunteering for quite some time. If you currently lead a ministry alongside … Continue reading Co-Leading with Jeremy Nelson and Mike Eilers (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 43)

Programming Adjustments with Steve Cullum (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 42)

Episode 42 of The Student Ministry Podcast is all about the upcoming adjustments in my own student ministry programming. Back in episode 20, I talked about my own story and a bit about what my current ministry looked like. Almost two years later, it's time to make several adjustments, and today, I'm going to talk … Continue reading Programming Adjustments with Steve Cullum (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 42)

Orange Conference 2019 Recap with Tom Bump (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 41)

Episode 41 of The Student Ministry Podcast is all about the Orange Conference 2019. Not only is the format a bit different, but it is also quite a bit longer (sorry about that). For this episode, I sat down with Tom Bump, one of the other Orange Bloggers to unpack and process all we learned … Continue reading Orange Conference 2019 Recap with Tom Bump (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 41)

Creating Encounters with Jason Scott (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 40)

On episode 40 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I speaks with Jason Scott. Not only is Jason the Minster to Students at his church in Roswell, GA, but he also leads The Worship Collective, a place online to find musicians, speakers, and production people for your next event. In this episode, Jason talks about how … Continue reading Creating Encounters with Jason Scott (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 40)

Ministry Expectations with Austin Williams (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 39)

On episode 39 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I talk to Austin Williams about expectations in student ministry, for the student pastor, the leaders, and the students. Austin is currently the high school pastor at his church in Villa Rica, Georgia. Not only is he a part of a thriving student ministry, he also has … Continue reading Ministry Expectations with Austin Williams (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 39)

Youth Pastor Compensation with Dan Navarra (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 38)

On episode 38 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Dan Navarra. Not only does Dan lead the High School Ministry at Monte Vista Chapel in Turlock, CA, but he is also the co-founder of the Youth Pastor Compensation Survey. In fact, he has recently started a new website called The YP Comp Pros, which … Continue reading Youth Pastor Compensation with Dan Navarra (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 38)

Kids Ministry Real Talk with Zach Yaciw (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 37)

On episode 37 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview the host of the Kids Ministry Real Talk podcast, Zach Yaciw. Zach is also on the kids and family ministry staff at Village Church in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Listen in as they talk about partnership between kids and student ministry, multi-campus kids ministry, and … Continue reading Kids Ministry Real Talk with Zach Yaciw (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 37)