Isaiah points to the time of waiting – between God’s faithfulness in past ministry and anticipation for His faithfulness in future ministry.
What God Taught Me As I Left Youth Ministry
The glory of calling God Father comes on the other side of pain.
I want to serve students in a way that won’t only get them to the end of high school with a growing faith; I want to serve them in a way that empowers them to get to “the Day,” the “telos” (the end), with their faith.
In the midst of this familiar struggle to be significant, we must remind ourselves of what God has called us to, letting the Spirit work out the truth in our lives.
The twenties hit a sweet spot for connecting with students: we still have (most!) of the youthful energy we had as teenagers, yet, we also have walked with the Lord longer and can offer a bit more perspective beyond the high school years.
I recently transitioned out of 12 years as a student minister in a local church into serving pastors through a missions organization. As I’ve made this change, God has been showing me the power of relationships that have…
During each of the past two days on the Rooted Blog, I’ve discussed a variety of circumstances that lead a youth worker to consider making a ministry transition. In the first article, the discussion primarily focused on theological…