[Podcast] ★ How to Recruit & Keep Volunteers ★

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 7.15.53 PM The 40th episode of This Week in Youth Ministry podcast is LIVE. We bring these to you every Thursday.

from the description: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 40 – ★ How to Recruit & Keep Volunteers ★ TC interviews youth ministry veteran and blogger, Chris Wesley, on the subject of Volunteers!  Plus+ We’re giving away 2 FREE Tickets to the Orange Conference in Atlanta!  Listen for details on how YOU can win them!

Thanks for listening!  And please share the word with friends online about the new podcast.  You can also check out www.thisweekinym.com – our official podcast page.

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[Podcast] ★ How to Assess Your Ministry Leadership ★

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 7.15.53 PM The 37th episode of This Week in Youth Ministry podcast is LIVE. We bring these to you every Thursday.

from the description: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 37 – ★ How to Assess Your Youth Ministry ★Terrace Crawford shares 10 key questions that will help you assess your ministry leadership!  Plus+ Info on how to win a GoPro Camera for your youth group! Plus+ Info on how to win a GoPro Camera for your youth group!

Thanks for listening!  And please share the word with friends online about the new podcast.  You can also check out www.thisweekinym.com – our official podcast page.

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[Podcast] ★ In Search of Adolescence with Crystal Kirgiss ★

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 7.15.53 PM The 36th episode of This Week in Youth Ministry podcast is LIVE. We bring these to you every Thursday.

from the description: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 36 – ★ In Search of Adolescence with Crystal Kirgiss ★ Terrace Crawford talks to Crystal Kirgiss, author of In Search of Adolescence.  They talk about Extended Adolescence, Millennials, Parent Ministry and more… in this episode!  Plus+ Info on how to win a GoPro Camera for your youth group!

Thanks for listening!  And please share the word with friends online about the new podcast.  You can also check out www.thisweekinym.com – our official podcast page.

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[Podcast] ★ A Senior Pastor Talks Youth Ministry ★

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 7.15.53 PM The 33rd episode of This Week in Youth Ministry podcast is LIVE. We bring these to you every Thursday.

from the description: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 33 – ★ A Senior Pastor Talks Youth Ministry ★ Terrace Crawford interviews Tony Myles, Senior Pastor of Connection Church (OH) and author of UnCommon Wisdom from the Other Side, about uncomfortable questions and things youth pastors face. Plus+ We announce a brand-new giveaway, The Top 10 Most Downloaded Podcast episodes, and a new Podcast sponsor!

Thanks for listening!  And please share the word with friends online about the new podcast.  You can also check out www.thisweekinym.com – our official podcast page.

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[Podcast] ★ The State & Future of Youth Ministry with @KendaCreasyDean ★

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 7.15.53 PM The 32nd episode of This Week in Youth Ministry podcast is LIVE. We bring these to you every Thursday.

from the description: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 32:The State & Future of Youth Ministry with Kenda Creasy Dean ★ TC interviews Kenda about the State and Future of Youth Ministry. Plus+ We award one lucky youth worker the Apple Watch LIVE on-air!

Thanks for listening!  And please share the word with friends online about the new podcast.  You can also check out www.thisweekinym.com – our official podcast page.

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[Podcast] ★ Discipleship & The Decline of Churches in America ★

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 7.15.53 PM The 29th episode of This Week in Youth Ministry podcast is LIVE. We’ll be bringing these to you every week.

from the description: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 29: ★ Discipleship & The Decline of Churches in America ★ Terrace Crawford  interviews Stephanie Caro, author and consultant with Ministry Architects, about Discipleship and the decline of American Churches today. Plus+ Carl Blunt, pres and CEO of The LifeBook Movement stops by to discuss National Evangelism Week and we give you details on how YOU can win an Apple Watch!

Thanks for listening!  And please share the word with friends online about the new podcast.  You can also check out www.thisweekinym.com – our official podcast page.

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[Podcast] ★ The Disconnect: Part Two with Doug Franklin ★

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 7.15.53 PM The 23rd episode of This Week in Youth Ministry podcast is LIVE. We’ll be bringing these to you every Thursday.

from the description: This Week in Youth Ministry – Episode 23 ★ The Disconnect: Part Two with Doug Franklin ★ What if you were to survey 100 youth workers about their Senior Pastors and then do the same thing with Senior Pastors … surveying them about their youth workers? What would their responses be? Terrace Crawford interviews Doug Franklin about “The Disconnect: Bridging the Gap between Youth Pastors and Senior Pastors” in this episode.

Thanks for listening!  And please share the word with friends online about the new podcast.  You can also check out www.thisweekinym.com – our official podcast page.

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#ThisWeekinYM – Links of the Week!

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You may be familiar with the brand-new This Week in Youth Ministry Podcast … but this is This Week in Youth Ministry LINKS!  Each Friday I’ll be bringing my favorite (and notable) posts from around the blogosphere to you right here!

LINK LOVE:

Keeping Volunteers Engaged in Your Ministry by Chris Wesley – [click to read]
4 Things You Need to Do Before Youth Camp by Tim and Tasha Lavert – [click to read]
When a Teenager Stops Coming To Your Ministry by Andy Blanks – [click to read]
Do You Need an Online Dry-Out? by Rachel Blom – [click to read]
Gifts for Grads from our friends @ LeaderTreks – [click to view]

FROM THE PODCAST — links from  This Week in Youth Ministry Podcast.  Check out these resources\partners for some great stuff!

Lars Rood, guest on podcast, Blog – [click here]
LifeWay’s Gospel Project  [click here]
Dare 2 Share [click here]

If you missed the Podcast this week, check out the latest episode [here].   My guest was Lars Rood, author, speaker and youth worker and our topic was The Authentic Youth Worker.

#ThisWeekinYM – Links of the Week!

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You may be familiar with the brand-new This Week in Youth Ministry Podcast … but this is This Week in Youth Ministry LINKS!  Each Friday I’ll be bringing my favorite (and notable) posts from around the blogosphere to you right here!

LINK LOVE:

How to Serve Struggling Volunteers by Christopher Wesley – [click to read]
Creating a Good Atmosphere Before Your Service Starts by Austin McCann – [click to read]
When ‘Being Real’ Backfires by Joel Mayward – [click to read]
4 Ways Conflict Plays on Your Team by Benjer McVeigh  [click to read]
3 Ways to Use Your Authority in Ministry by Kurt Johnston – [click to read]

FROM THE PODCAST — links from  This Week in Youth Ministry Podcast.  Check out these resources\partners for some great stuff!

Even if You Were Perfect Someone Would Crucify You by Rob Shepherd – [click here]
Rob Shepherd’s Blog – [click here]
LifeWay’s Gospel Project  [click here]

If you missed the Podcast this week, check out the latest episode [here].   My guest was Rob Shepherd, youth pastor turned pastor, and our topic was The Pastor \ Youth Pastor Relationship.  [ps] We’ve landed an Official Podcast Sponsor (details here!) but there’s still room for you.  Contact me if you’re interested in details about our growing audience or rates or [click here] to visit our advertisers section.

GIVEAWAYS:  Don’t miss YOUR opportunity to win big!  Check out our latest contest from This Week in Youth Ministry.