Why do some groups grow more than others? Justin Knowles outlines six youth group growth killers.
While everyone might not give you the respect your role deserves (usually because they don’t fully understand what you do), I encourage you to go hard every day after being extraordinary in who you are and what you do. Strive for this daily not only for your good, but also for His Glory.
How do we make teenagers care? It sounds as if it is asking for a paint-by-the-numbers process for cramming the importance of faith down our students’ throats. Part of me wanted to say that I’m not sure I want to be in the business of making anyone care about anything.
Our goal as parents isn’t to be perfect. It’s to be present. When we are there, involved in our kids lives by giving support, wisdom, correction, and even freedom to fail, God will instill in them, from scripture and our example, the ability to make good decisions.