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A place to share, learn and talk about ways to equip, encourage and empower students and student ministry leaders. We want to hear from EVERYONE involved in Student Ministry (and even some not in Student Ministry at all).

Check out show notes, blog articles and merchandise at https://www.studentministryconversations.org

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A place to share, learn and talk about ways to equip, encourage and empower students and student ministry leaders. We want to hear from EVERYONE involved in Student Ministry (and even some not in Student Ministry at all).

Check out show notes, blog articles and merchandise at https://www.studentministryconversations.org

    Tithing As A Church Employee with David Jewitt | SMC Podcast | Episode 155

    Tithing As A Church Employee with David Jewitt | SMC Podcast | Episode 155

    Welcome to this week's episode where Melissa sits down with David Jewitt, the Associate Pastor at New Hope Church in Abilene, Texas, as they talk about the biblical aspect of tithing and how that affects you as a staff person.

    Whether you are a young or old youth pastor, we would love for you to listen in and see what is talked about in today's episode and we would also love to hear from you! What is your tidbit of advice that you would add to the conversation?  

    You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers.  We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show!  

    Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show.  



    Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org    



    Connect With SMC    

    Instagram – @talkstudentmin    

    Twitter – @talkstudentmin   

    Facebook – @talkstudentmin    

    Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations"   



    Connect With The Hosts    

    Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken   

    Russell Martin – @rgmmusic   

    David Pruitt - @pruacoustic   

    Melissa Stevenson - @melissa_stevenson81   

    Micah Marshall - @micahmarshall  



    You can also email all the hosts individually by: firstname@studentministryconversations.org  



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    • 32 min
    Creating a Family Culture with Carrie Roberts | SMC Podcast | Episode 154

    Creating a Family Culture with Carrie Roberts | SMC Podcast | Episode 154

    Welcome to this week's episode where Micah sits down with Carrie Roberts, the Youth Pastor at Connection Church in Pottstown, PA, as they talk about creating a family-type culture in Youth Ministry and why that's important to prioritize.

    Whether you are a young or old youth pastor, we would love for you to listen in and see what is talked about in today's episode and we would also love to hear from you! What is your tidbit of advice that you would add to the conversation?  

    You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers.  We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show!  

    Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show.  



    Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org    



    Connect With SMC    

    Instagram – @talkstudentmin    

    Twitter – @talkstudentmin   

    Facebook – @talkstudentmin    

    Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations"   



    Connect With The Hosts    

    Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken   

    Russell Martin – @rgmmusic   

    David Pruitt - @pruacoustic   

    Melissa Stevenson - @melissa_stevenson81   

    Micah Marshall - @micahmarshall  



    You can also email all the hosts individually by: firstname@studentministryconversations.org  



    Support the Podcast!    

    Buy Our Merch! - www.studentministryconversations.org/shop


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    • 30 min
    Evaluating Curriculum in Youth Ministry with Mike Haynes | SMC Podcast | Episode 153

    Evaluating Curriculum in Youth Ministry with Mike Haynes | SMC Podcast | Episode 153

    Welcome to this week's episode where Brent sits down with Mike Haynes, youth pastor of 10+ years and founder of GShades Curriculum, as they talk about how to evaluate the different youth ministry curriculums that are available and why you should test them out to fit your ministry BEFORE you use them.

    Whether you are a young or old youth pastor, we would love for you to listen in and see what is talked about in today's episode and we would also love to hear from you! What is your tidbit of advice that you would add to the conversation?  

    You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers.  We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show!  

    Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show.  



    Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org    



    Connect With SMC    

    Instagram – @talkstudentmin    

    Twitter – @talkstudentmin   

    Facebook – @talkstudentmin    

    Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations"   



    Connect With The Hosts    

    Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken   

    Russell Martin – @rgmmusic   

    David Pruitt - @pruacoustic   

    Melissa Stevenson - @melissa_stevenson81   

    Micah Marshall - @micahmarshall  



    You can also email all the hosts individually by: firstname@studentministryconversations.org  



    Support the Podcast!    

    Buy Our Merch! - www.studentministryconversations.org/shop


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry with Josh Green | SMC Podcast | Episode 152

    The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry with Josh Green | SMC Podcast | Episode 152

    Welcome to this week's episode where David sits down with Josh Green, the Student Pastor at Colonial Hill Baptist Church in Snyder, Texas, as they talk about different ways to eliminate the sense of rush and hurry from your life and ministry.

    Whether you are a young or old youth pastor, we would love for you to listen in and see what is talked about in today's episode and we would also love to hear from you! What is your tidbit of advice that you would add to the conversation?  

    You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers.  We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show!   

    Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show.  



    Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org    



    Connect With SMC    

    Instagram – @talkstudentmin    

    Twitter – @talkstudentmin   

    Facebook – @talkstudentmin    

    Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations"   

    Connect With The Hosts    

    Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken   

    Russell Martin – @rgmmusic   

    David Pruitt - @pruacoustic   

    Melissa Stevenson - @melissa_stevenson81   

    Micah Marshall - @micahmarshall  

    You can also email all the hosts individually by: firstname@studentministryconversations.org  

    Support the Podcast!    

    Buy Our Merch! - www.studentministryconversations.org/shop


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    • 49 min
    Dialogue With The Other with McMurry Students | SMC Podcast | Episode 151

    Dialogue With The Other with McMurry Students | SMC Podcast | Episode 151

    Welcome to this week's episode where Melissa sits down with a few students from McMurry University to talk about the importance of communication with other cultures and traditions and how we have to connect on a basis of conversation.

    Whether you are a young or old youth pastor, we would love for you to listen in and see what is talked about in today's episode and we would also love to hear from you! What is your tidbit of advice that you would add to the conversation? 

    You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers.  We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show!  

    Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show. 



    Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org   



    Connect With SMC   

    Instagram – @talkstudentmin   

    Twitter – @talkstudentmin  

    Facebook – @talkstudentmin   

    Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations"   

    Connect With The Hosts   

    Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken  

    Russell Martin – @rgmmusic  

    David Pruitt - @pruacoustic  

    Melissa Stevenson - @melissa_stevenson81  

    Micah Marshall - @micahmarshall 

    You can also email all the hosts individually by: firstname@studentministryconversations.org 

    Support the Podcast!   

    Buy Our Merch! - www.studentministryconversations.org/shop


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    • 22 min
    The Future of Youth Group with Steve Cullum | SMC Podcast | Episode 150

    The Future of Youth Group with Steve Cullum | SMC Podcast | Episode 150

    **THIS IS THE FINAL EPISODE OF SEASON 3!**
    Welcome to this week's episode where Brent sits down with Steve Cullum to talk about the current state of youth groups across the country and dealing with the cultural climate. They aim to discuss the question of "Where do we go from here?"
    Whether you are a young or old youth pastor, we would love for you to listen in and see what is talked about in today's episode and we would also love to hear from you! What is your tidbit of advice that you would add to the conversation? 
    You can listen to this episode on all your preferred podcast providers. 
    We would also love to have you join the conversation if you would like to be on the show!  
    Shoot us a message on social media (@talkstudentmin) or an email (podcast@studentministryconversations.org) to get a time set for you to be on the show. 

    Show notes can be found on our website: www.studentministryconversations.org   

    Connect With SMC   
    Instagram – @talkstudentmin   
    Twitter – @talkstudentmin  
    Facebook – @talkstudentmin   
    Youtube - "Student Ministry Conversations"   

    Connect With The Hosts   
    Brent Aiken – @heybrentaiken  
    Russell Martin – @rgmmusic  
    David Pruitt - @pruacoustic  
    Melissa Stevenson - @melissa_stevenson81  
    Micah Marshall - @micahmarshall 

    You can also email all the hosts individually by: firstname@studentministryconversations.org 

    Support the Podcast!   
    Buy Our Merch! - www.studentministryconversations.org/shop

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    • 53 min

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