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Why Youth Ministry?

By Doug Franklin September 29, 2009

If I were to ask you why you got into youth ministry, what would you say? You would probably tell me something about your passions and how you’re living out your passion through youth ministry. What about your adult volunteers? Do you know why they got into youth ministry? Have you ever asked them? The answer to this question unlocks their hearts for service. If you help them serve inside of their passion there’s a good chance they will never leave the youth ministry. Discover their passion, help make it happen, and see your volunteers stay longer.

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