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  • 12 MINISTRY HABITS TO KEEP YOU SANE (PART 2)

    Youth Worker

    Posted on April 24, 2014 by Kyle Rohane

    By Chris Maxwell This list is a continuation of Chris’s good ministry habits from Tuesday. 7. I took a sabbatical. In my early years of pastoring I would go away for a few days to study, read, write, and pray, all in a place where only a few knew my whereabouts. To my detriment, I […]

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  • Why Care about Creativity?

    Youth Ministry

    Posted on April 22, 2014 by Kyle Rohane

    By Doug Franklin “A youth worker’s job is to help students grow in Christ, not creativity. It’s ridiculous to expect youth workers to care about students’ creativity. After all, it has nothing to do with a life in Christ.” Youth workers would never talk like this. But what do their actions say? They only give […]

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  • 12 Ministry Habits to Keep You Sane (Part 1)

    Youth Worker

    Posted on April 21, 2014 by Kyle Rohane

    By Chris Maxwell (This post was adapted from the February 2014 issue of Encourage magazine. Portions of this story are from Chris Maxwell’s book, Pause for Pastors. https://www.iphc.org/sites/default/files/Encourage14-02-Feb-B.pdf) Ministry can be extremely rewarding, but it can be equally devastating if you don’t develop healthy habits and take care of yourself. Throughout my years as a local pastor […]

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  • Picking Student Leaders Is Easy

    Student Leadership

    Posted on April 15, 2014 by Kyle Rohane

    By Doug Franklin Youth workers ask me all the time, “What is the best way to pick student leaders?” It’s actually an easy question to answer. Here’s my response: “You shouldn’t pick student leaders.” In fact we need to move away from the idea that some students are leaders and others are not. Many youth […]

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