RYM 041: Setting Healthy Boundaries In Your Youth Ministry
If you’re in youth ministry, you know that creating boundaries that keep you sane can be a challenge. There’s always a text that needs to be answered, an email that… Read More
RYM 028: Should Middle School And High School Be Separate Or Combined?
When it comes to separating or combining middle school and high school ministry environments, there are many factors to consider: ministry size, volunteers, space, budgets, and more. With variables like… Read More
RYM 026: What You Need To Know About Generation Z
This generation of middle school and high school students, known as Generation Z, is unlike any other. But what sets them apart from the generations that preceded them? And how… Read More
RYM 025: School Shootings, Walkouts, And Helping Your Students Respond To Parkland
The recent school shooting in Parkland has had a lingering impact on this generation of students. In response to the event, many students are organizing school walkouts and protests to… Read More
RYM 021: Is Student Camp Worth It?
Have you ever crossed the finish line of a student camp or weekend retreat and thought, “Is this really worth it?” From coordinating logistics to writing messages to convincing leaders… Read More
RYM 020: How To Take, Embrace, And Learn From Criticism
Let's be honest: No one loves to be criticized. Especially when the criticism is given the wrong way or by the wrong person. However, if we learn to receive criticism… Read More
RYM 015: How To Measure Success In Your Youth Ministry
It can be easy to measure the success of our youth ministries just by looking at attendance and numbers. But the truth is, attendance tells us more about the school… Read More
RYM 010: Keeping Pace With Student Culture
If there’s one thing we all know about the culture our students are living in, it’s that it is constantly changing. From the shows they watch and the accounts they… Read More
RYM 009: When To Leverage (And Not Leverage) Culture
What’s happening in culture should be important to every youth leader. Why? Because culture reflects the world our students are part of every single day. In this episode, join ministry… Read More
How to Answer High Schoolers’ Biggest Questions with Action
Would you believe that the teen checking their phone during small group or strolling in late to your service has some questions stirring inside? We’re not talking about, “How many… Read More
RYM 004: How Are Middle School And High School Students Different?
Navigating the tension of how to effectively communicate to and connect with both middle school and high school students can be difficult. If you've ever wondered, “Is it possible to… Read More
RYM 001: How do I get my lead pastor to…?
Have you ever tried to get your lead pastor on board with an idea? If you've ever tried to get your lead pastor on board with a new event, a… Read More