58 episodes

Welcome to the Embrace the Awkward Podcast, where we have one goal in mind! To help you handle awkward better! Join DJ and Kyle each week to discuss the weird and fringe moments of life and ministry!

Embrace the Awkward Podcast Embrace the Awkward

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Welcome to the Embrace the Awkward Podcast, where we have one goal in mind! To help you handle awkward better! Join DJ and Kyle each week to discuss the weird and fringe moments of life and ministry!

    Episode 55: How to start a TikTok for Your Ministry

    Episode 55: How to start a TikTok for Your Ministry

    In this episode, DJ and Kyle share advice on how to start a TikTok account for your youth ministry! TikTok is quickly on it's way to becoming the largest social media app available, and like many apps, it can be a GREAT tool for your ministry. What TikTok dance should Kyle learn and post? Let us know on our instagram at @theetapodcast!

    • 36 min
    Episode 54: How to Promote for Summer Camp

    Episode 54: How to Promote for Summer Camp

    CAMP SEASON IS UPON US! Kyle and DJ just finished up camp season. As you know, one of the hardest things can be getting people to sign up! In this episode, DJ and Kyle talk about how to promote for camps well without being totally overbearing! 

    • 24 min
    Episode 53: "Watch Your Profanity!"

    Episode 53: "Watch Your Profanity!"

    Sorry for the long wait! Camp season was crazy! We just don't know what you would do without us though, so we're back to it! In this episode, Kyle and DJ talk about 20 words you should STOP using in your ministry. These aren't necessary profane words, but some are a little outdated. What do you think? Agree? Disagree? Let us know on our instagram at @theetapodcast!

    • 20 min
    Episode 52: How to Change Your Youth Groups Name

    Episode 52: How to Change Your Youth Groups Name

    Welcome to part 2! Did you know we're running an insane contest on our instagram? Go check it out immediately! In the last episode, Kyle and DJ talked about how to evaluate whether or not you might need a new name or logo. Today, Kyle shares his battle tested plan for changing the name of a youth ministry. 

    • 36 min
    Episode 51: Should I Change My Youth Group’s Name?

    Episode 51: Should I Change My Youth Group’s Name?

    In this episode, Kyle and DJ talk about how to assess if your ministry needs a new name, or maybe its time for a new logo! Acronyms, while a youth workers best friend, are outdated. So where do we go from here? What if you decide you need a new logo or name? We want to help you out! We are offering a chance to have your name and logo PROFESSIONALLY rebranded for FREE! Listen to this episode and the next for entry details.

    • 40 min
    Episode 50: Top Ten Sermon Illustration Mistakes

    Episode 50: Top Ten Sermon Illustration Mistakes

    In this episode, DJ and Kyle share their top ten list of mistakes we often make when giving an illustration. We all know illustrations can be powerful, and we want to help you maximize the moment by giving some practical tips and tricks to make your illustrations hit!

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Cal0326 ,

Practical is truth!

Thankful for being able to listen in to you guys. These recent podcast sessions have been so beneficial during ministry. I love how you even fall it our embrace the awkward. You have great insight, encouragement, and approaches to youth ministry.

P-Rex🦖 ,

Practical

Great practical tips for all youth leaders while not being so serious you want to nap or stab your ear holes!

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The G.O.A.T Podcast

A must listen for all youth leaders!

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