Join Doug Fields, Josh Griffin, Katie Edwards & Jason Carson for another weekly "team meeting." They will dive into your youth ministry questions, take time to encourage you, discuss ministry, and laugh together. It is just enough youth ministry so you don't feel guilty for listening. Check out some of the amazing resources and fantastic youth worker community at: http://downloadyouthministry.com
Doug N Josh Talk New Website, Training Your Team [Download & go!]
Doug & Josh meet outside and record a quick show. Also Doug spills almost nothing about Gold Membership+
Volunteer Roles in Youth Ministry during Covid-19
Doug, Jess & Josh talk about roles for volunteers in youth ministry during the pandemic and the need that hasn't changed: great training for your volunteers. Check out trainmyvolunteers.com for more info on the National Day of Volunteer #youthministry Training
SPECIAL EPISODE: 8 Things White Youth Pastors Can Do About Racism
From our podcast network ... you just can't miss!
Justin and Matthew from DYM's Youth Ministry Hacks Podcast sit down with Theo Davis, who wrote a very helpful blog post on the DYM Blog about how white your pastors can talk and help with racism. His post on Facebook has thousands of views and shares and we have a great conversation about the current state of our country and how to chat about it with students.
Theo Davis serves as the Multi-Site Youth Pastor at Restore Community Church in Kansas City, Missouri. He has worked in youth ministry for 15 years in a variety of settings which include church plants, rural churches, and mega-churches on the East Coast and now Midwest. He received his degree in Youth Ministry from Eastern University in 2008 and has continued to leverage his education with real-world experience. He and his wife Malia are huge gamers and named their kids after video game characters — Zelda & Shepherd (from The Legend of Zelda and the Mass Effect Series). Theo also loves action figures and spends his spare time developing his musical and visual art talents. Follow him on Instagram @theo_davis
The Color Of Compromise
The Debrief Podcast - Race, Riots and Injustice link:
Download Youth Ministry University
Our Youth Groups Since COVID-19
Katie, Josh, Doug & Jessica chat over Zoom on some of their learnings since the quarantine took over 6 weeks ago. It's been a wild ride, and since we recorded this live with a studio audience as well we take some random Q&As at the end. Fun being together, even virtually!
Kara Powell on "Growing With"
Kara Powell is back and fills this episode with so much wisdom, our minds were blown! Kara, Doug, and Jessica discuss what it looks like to grow with students into adulthood. With research proving that teenagers oftentimes graduate from their faith when they gradutae from high school, Kara gives us great insight regarding the role youth workers and parents play in the lives of young people when their faith undergoes major changes and is tested. https://fulleryouthinstitute.org/
Kara Powell on Teens & Anxiety
Recorded before the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic - but as timely as ever. We have the wonderful Kara Powell, from Fuller Youth Institute, joining us on the podcast today! Kara discusses a topic that students are facing daily: anxiety. She answers our questions regarding why young people are more anxious than ever, what some common mistakes are that we make when caring for students struggling with anxiety, and how to identify when a student in anxious (and not simply having a "bad day"). https://fulleryouthinstitute.org/