youth ministry, youth worker, why

I Don’t Get Why …..

By Doug Franklin May 7, 2010

We need a “calling” to go to the mission field, help people in need or basically serve.

Most emergent leaders have three titles with at least one of the titles containing the words architect, strategist or compassionary.

We need to have the “missional church movement”; I thought all churches had a mission.

Youth workers choose mission trips based on price.

Church staff members can’t get along.

We think communion needs to be served a certain way.

We give everything to students and wonder why they don’t want to work to reach their goals in life.

The size of a church says something about the effectiveness of its programs.

About the Author

Doug Franklin

Doug Franklin is the president of LeaderTreks, an innovative leadership development organization focusing on students and youth workers. Doug and his wife, Angie, live in West Chicago, Illinois. They don’t have any kids, but they have 2 dogs that think they are children. Diesel and Penelope are Weimaraners  who never leave their side. Doug grew up in…  Read More