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)

Longevity in Ministry with Tim Uhls (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 36)

On episode 36 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview my own youth minister, Tim Uhls, who is now serving as the children's minister at First Christian Church in West Frankfort, IL. Tim has served in ministry at the same church for 30 years. For many years, Tim provided oversight to both children's and youth … Continue reading Longevity in Ministry with Tim Uhls (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 36)

National Youth Workers Convention 2018 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 35)

On episode 35 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve changes it up a bit and interviews 11 different youth workers. While in attendance at the National Youth Workers Convention in St. Louis this year, Steve did some blogging and posted a ton on Twitter, but he also had the chance to speak with a lot … Continue reading National Youth Workers Convention 2018 (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 35)

Overcoming Burnout with James Sabin (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 34)

On episode 34 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview James Sabin, the youth and family pastor at Kingdom Church in Westover, WV. Over the past few years, though, James has been struggling through burnout and all that has come from that. Now, on the other side of it, he shares his story to hopefully … Continue reading Overcoming Burnout with James Sabin (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 34)

Transitioning in Student Ministry with Auggie Mueller (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 33)

On episode 33 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Auggie Mueller, the Associate and Youth Pastor at Central Church of Christ in Griswold, Iowa. Auggie has had hit some rough spots along his journey, but God has continued to lead the way, especially as he transitioned into his current role. Join us for a … Continue reading Transitioning in Student Ministry with Auggie Mueller (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 33)

Choosing Family with Justin Herman (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 30)

On episode 30 of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Justin Herman, who recently made a transition from leading junior high ministry at Mariners Church to leading all student ministry at Sandals Church. Justin and I dive into all the reasons why he made the switch. We also chat about the structure of Justin's ministry at Mariners … Continue reading Choosing Family with Justin Herman (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 30)

Moving from Student Pastor to Lead Pastor with Andrew Larsen (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 29)

On this episode of The Student Ministry Podcast, I interview Andrew Larsen, who recently made the transition out of student ministry into a lead minister role at Safety Harbor Community Church in Safety Harbor, FL. Not only will we get into Andrew's story, but we talk about what that transition has been like, and if … Continue reading Moving from Student Pastor to Lead Pastor with Andrew Larsen (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 29)

The Orange Conference 2018 Recap (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 28)

On this episode of The Student Ministry Podcast, Nick Blevins, Tom Bump, David Maddron, and Tom Pounder join Steve Cullum to talk about their experience at The Orange Conference 2018. For those who are regular listeners, you will notice a departure from the regular setup in this episode. These five guys were asked by Orange … Continue reading The Orange Conference 2018 Recap (The Student Ministry Podcast – Episode 28)