Stuart Hall

Stuart Hall is an influential leader who speaks to thousands of students, leaders, coaches, and parents each year. Stuart has coauthored three books: The Seven Checkpoints: Seven Principles Every Teenager Needs to Know, MAX Q: Developing Students of Influence, and Wired: For a Life of Worship, Leaders Edition. Stuart also laughs incessantly, serves as a volunteer high school varsity girls basketball coach, and loves his wife and three kids.

How To Develop Student Leaders In 2021

We need a better way to develop student leaders. One that doesn’t revolve around stacking chairs, but actually engages a student’s developing brains around the cultural, spiritual, and leadership issues… Read More
Episode 79

RYM 079: How To (Not) Emotionally Manipulate Your Students In Youth Ministry

There’s a complicated relationship between emotions and faith. And if we’re honest, as youth ministry leaders, sometimes it can be tempting to leverage our students’ emotions to help them make… Read More
Episode 67

RYM 067: Navigating The Tension Between Science And Faith In Youth Ministry

Science and faith. For many students, these two categories seem incompatible. But are science and faith really as disconnected as our students might be led to believe? Let's face it—these… Read More
Episode 64

RYM 064: What To Do When Students Find Their Identity In Sports, Band, And More

Sports and church. We’ve wrestled through this conversation before and we’re back to tackle it again. On this episode, join Stuart Hall, Dan Scott, Ashley Bohinc, and Sarah Anderson for… Read More
Episode 56

RYM 056: Why Should We Care About Race In Our Youth Ministries?

As youth workers, one of our goals is to prepare students to be a light wherever they are. Navigating through issues such as the topic of race can be a… Read More
Episode 51

RYM 051: How To Handle Conflict As A Youth Ministry Leader

Conflict can cause uncomfortable and anxiety-filled experiences for anyone. So what do we do when conflict arises? There are many ways people handle conflict, but some of those ways are… Read More
Episode 50

RYM 050: How To Care For Students Who Have Been Abused

In our ministries, the heartbreaking reality is, we will have students that have been or are being abused. That is why it is crucial that we as youth workers know… Read More
Episode 49

RYM 049: Why You Should Never Talk About Purity Again

For so long, we as the Church have approached the topics of sex and sexuality through the lens of purity. On this episode, join ministry leaders as they define and… Read More

The Most Important Thing You Can Do With Your Student Leaders

With most members of Gen Z being born after 9/11, the most defining event in their lifetime is the Great Recession. Beginning in 2007, this economic era is widely considered… Read More

How To Identify Student Leaders

“Imagine a large river with a high waterfall. At the bottom of this waterfall hundreds of people are working frantically trying to save those who have fallen into the river… Read More
Episode 36

RYM 036: What Should I Do With My Student Leaders?

Raising up student leaders in your youth ministry is no small task. In fact, it requires a lot more time, energy, and planning than you might think you have time… Read More

The Perfect Storm: What Makes a Student Camp Successful

On October 28, 1991, a nor'easter off the coast of Nova Scotia absorbed Hurricane Grace and collided with a third weather system. The convergence of those three weather systems was… Read More