Orange Conference 2020 Recap (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 54)

Episode 54 of The Student Ministry Podcast is all about Orange Conference 2020. This "special edition" episode will be a bit different, as it will not include an interview. Instead, I sit down with Tom Bump and David Maddron to discuss the changes Orange had to make for OC20, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We … Continue reading Orange Conference 2020 Recap (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 54)

Ministry in Quarantine with David Reed (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 53)

Episode 53 of The Student Ministry Podcast features David Reed, who is currently the Minister of Youth at First Baptist Church in Nacogdoches, TX. David has been in ministry for over 26 years, and in his current (home) church for over 13 years. Not only does he share his story and some great wisdom from … Continue reading Ministry in Quarantine with David Reed (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 53)

Non-Traditional Student Ministry with Ansley Higginbotham (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 52)

Episode 52 of The Student Ministry Podcast features Ansley Higginbotham, who served in traditional ministry settings for a number of years but is currently serving from home. As a stay-at-home mom, she has been writing blogs, speaking at youth events, writing curriculum, and coaching other youth workers. She also has a huge heart for other … Continue reading Non-Traditional Student Ministry with Ansley Higginbotham (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 52)

Video Games and Ministry with Marty Estes (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 51)

Episode 51 of The Student Ministry Podcast features Marty Estes of The Youth Workers Guide to Video Games podcast. Marty is currently the director of children's and youth ministries at Sand Ridge Baptist Church in Lexington, TN, where he has served since 2012. With over 17 years of professional youth ministry experience, Marty has a … Continue reading Video Games and Ministry with Marty Estes (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 51)

Honoring Tim Uhls (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 50)

Episode 50 of The Student Ministry Podcast is a little different. In December 2019, the world lost a great youth pastor named Tim Uhls. For those who have been longtime listeners, you may remember Tim from episode 36. Tim was also my youth pastor. In an effort to honor Tim and also cope, I reached … Continue reading Honoring Tim Uhls (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 50)

Ministry Coaching with Tom Bump (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 49)

On episode 49 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Tom Bump. Tom has been in ministry over 30 years in various capacities, but mostly in children's and student ministry. Over the years, God has led him through some really great times and some difficult times. So in addition to hosting his kids ministry podcast, … Continue reading Ministry Coaching with Tom Bump (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 49)

Networking with Jonny Radcliff (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 48)

On episode 48 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Jonny Radcliff, who is currently serving in student ministry in the Philadelphia area. Jonny is also a big proponent of networking with other youth workers. Sit back and get ready to hear what God has been doing in his life, but also make sure you … Continue reading Networking with Jonny Radcliff (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 48)

National Youth Workers Convention 2019 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 47)

In episode 47 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve talks all about the National Youth Workers Convention 2019. As Youth Specialties celebrated their 50th year of conventions, they focused on the theme, TOGETHER. Steve had the opportunity to sit down with a few attendees and chat about their experience. He also walks through all the … Continue reading National Youth Workers Convention 2019 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 47)

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)

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)