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by Jonathan McKee“How can I become the best youth pastor possible?”Wow! Talk about your huge questions! I just received that exact question in an email. Well, actually, he asked…Can you please give me your best advice on how to become the best youth pastor possible? The students deserve the best and so I want to give it to them....
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by Jonathan McKeeSome youth workers aren’t very good at math.Let’s do a little simple math (stolen from my The Skinny on Volunteers book) about recruiting volunteers.If you lead a youth ministry and you take an honest look at the time you spend with teenagers each week, you could go out on the front lines and spend 20 hours a...
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The youth ministry was fizzling out and no one knew why.It was as simple as this: kids weren’t meeting Jesus, and the ones that already knew Jesus weren’t growing. As a result the group had sputtered and was on the verge of dying.If it were a horse it would have been put down.This past year I have had the...
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