Ministry Blog

Your First 2 Years in Youth Ministry - 7 Best Practices: Parental Guidance

11/8/2019 in Category City Life , Education, General Blog, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice Two: Keep Your Youth Ministry PG - Parental Guidance and involvement is essential.

I’m just not sure that Monsters, Inc.... More

Your First 2 Years in Youth Ministry - 7 Best Practices: Mentorship

11/4/2019 in Category City Life , Education, General Blog, Mentoring, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice One: Find Your Yoda - Mentorship

You are young, energetic and the students love you.  You have an endless flow of ideas... More

Tommy Needs Your Prayer

6/23/2017 in Category Juvenile Justice, Mentoring

By Steve Strickler, Juvenile Justice Ministries Director

It was a cold, dark afternoon in Everett a year and a half ago when I walked into the detention center. I was about to fulfill my... More

We Cannot Force Kids to Become Christians

5/17/2017 in Category City Life , Youth Ministry

By Joe Wiederhold, Ministry Director in Stanwood, WA

Robert Coleman, author of The Master Plan of Evangelism, referred to Jesus’ imperfect band of disciples as “easily offended, unlearned,... More

Would Jesus cook chicken nuggets?

3/8/2017 in Category Christianity, Education, General Blog, Mentoring, Teen Parenting, Youth Ministry

By Hannah Davis, Parent Life Director

Being a teen is hard. I remember what it was like. Learning new concepts and ideas at school, while also trying to navigate the social landscape. Will I... More