Stories

Archives: March 2016

Good News || Bad News

3/28/2016 in Category

By Gareth Unruh, Assistant Director, Juvenile Justice Ministry, Denver Area YFC

I have good news and I have bad news.

I need to tell you two stories – one of redemption and celebration,... More

5 Things NOT to Do When You’re Criticized In Youth Ministry

3/22/2016 in Category

By Paul Shenema, UMC of Macedonia

If you’re going to do anything of importance in the world, criticism is unavoidable. And youth ministry is important.

Shout that out loud, “YOUTH... More

You Go With Me

3/14/2016 in Category

By Gareth Unruh, Assistant Director, Juvenile Justice Ministry, Denver Area YFC

When I tell the story of what I do, I get a few responses: 

  1. That must be really rewarding. 
  2. I... More

The Best Way to Recruit Adult Volunteers for Your Youth Ministry

3/9/2016 in Category

By Andy Blanks, co-founder of youthministry360

Recruiting adult volunteers to help serve in your youth ministry is an essential task. It’s also very challenging. As we interact with youth... More

From Mundane to Miraculous

3/2/2016 in Category

By Gareth Unruh, Assistant Director, Juvenile Justice Ministry, Denver Area YFC

“I don’t know my dad and my mom is in prison. My Uncle and Aunt adopted me after I'd been to 10 different... More