Ministry Blog

Category: Youth Ministry

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

LOVE LIFE: Engaging with Suicidal Students

1/21/2020 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

You have noticed some warning signs that a student may be having suicidal ideations.  You take a step to engage in a deeper conversation about what the... More

LOVE LIFE: Breaking the Code of Silence

1/20/2020 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

While there are cases when a student chooses to die by suicide without any warning, in most situations, there are warning signs that parents and youth workers... More

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

1/10/2020 in Category Education, Leadership, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice Six: What’s the Plan? Communicate the Plan and Plan the Communication

“That was an awesome night! I just wish more people... More

LOVE LIFE: Suicide in Seattle - 16 Risk Factors

12/12/2019 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

Suicide is a complex issue and there are no simple answers.  There are however, a number of risk factors that can contribute to a set of circumstances that... More