Ministry Blog

Category: Education

LOVE LIFE: Self-Care For The Care Giver - Staying Healthy for the Long Term

2/26/2020 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

In September of 2019, Jarrid Wilson, a young adult pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship, a megachurch in California, and the founder of a mental health... More

LOVE LIFE: Caring For the Care-Giver - Paying the Toll of Caring for Students In Trauma

2/24/2020 in Category Education, General Blog, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

As Generation Z enters into our culture as the most stressed, anxious, lonely and fearful generation in US history, youth leaders and parents find the... More

LOVE LIFE: Coping by Cutting - Understanding and Engaging A Student Who Is Cutting

2/14/2020 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

When a student is discovered to be engaged in a practice of cutting or self-harm, it is important for youth leaders and parents to understand the relationship... More

LOVE LIFE: 8 Thinking Errors Common Among Suicidal Students

2/6/2020 in Category Education, General Blog, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

In the complex labyrinth of teen mental health, a significant factor in the progression toward teen suicide is cognitive distortions, or “thinking... More

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

1/22/2020 in Category Education, Leadership, Mentoring, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice Seven: Youth Group or Youths' Ministry - Empowering Students to Serve, Grow, and Lead

Most people who enter into a career... More