Pause Campaign with Emily Chapman Richards and Olivia Stanton (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 67)

Episode 67 of The Student Ministry Podcast features a conversation with Emily Chapman Richards and Olivia Stanton from Show Hope, an organization started by Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman to care for orphans by engaging the church and reducing barriers to adoption. Not only will Emily and Olivia share their stories, but they will … Continue reading Pause Campaign with Emily Chapman Richards and Olivia Stanton (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 67)

Disaster Relief with Aaron Stetson (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 66)

Episode 66 of The Student Ministry Podcast features a conversation with Aaron Stetson. Longtime listeners of the podcast will remember Aaron from our very first episode. Since then, God has redirected him to serve in a new role in the area of disaster relief. Listen in as Aaron talks about the transition from youth ministry … Continue reading Disaster Relief with Aaron Stetson (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 66)

5 Tips After 5 Years of The Student Ministry Podcast

The Student Ministry Podcast is officially five years old! About seven years ago, after going to yet another student ministry-focused event, I realized how much I enjoy talking to other youth workers. Specifically, I loved hearing everyone's stories and what their ministries looked like. And through that, we talked about what was working, what wasn't … Continue reading 5 Tips After 5 Years of The Student Ministry Podcast

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)

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)