Mike Watt

Mike Watt is a follower of Jesus Christ, husband, and father of two boys. Mike serves full-time as the Assistant Pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Clermont, FL where he oversees the Youth and Children’s ministries and directs the worship band. He works part time as a Director and Support Manager with Classical Conversations, a classical home education program that exists to help families and students “to know God and make him known.” You can connect with him anytime at mikecwatt.com.

Three Reasons Why I Love Mission Trips

I waited far too long to lead our youth group on a mission trip. I had all sorts of excuses. “I have too much going on with my normal duties at the church.” “The students’ families do not…

Kingdom Culture in Youth Ministry: On Money and Worry

This is the second article in our series, “Building a Kingdom Culture in Our Youth Ministries.” In this series, we will address passages from the Gospel of Luke, which demonstrates that the culture of God’s Kingdom is that…

Hope this Helps: Pushing the Limits

HTH (Hope this Helps) is an ongoing series that we run on Tuesdays in which student ministers share various resources – videos, articles, books, curriculum, etc. – that have served their ministries. Mike Calhoun and Mel Walker’s Pushing…

“Does Youth Group Count as Church?”

This is the fourth article in our series, “The Hard Questions.” Working with students is tough. You’re often the person approached with some of life’s most challenging questions. Sometimes you know what to say right away. Other times,…