The FYI on Youth Ministry brings together the Fuller Youth Institute’s groundbreaking research, practical advice from ministry experts, and heartfelt stories from diverse church leaders and young people to give you ideas and inspiration for your youth ministry. Join Kara Powell and the FYI Team as we equip faithful young people to change our world together. Find out more at https://fulleryouthinstitute.org/podcast
Jake Mulder: When people don't like your [obviously great] new idea
When youth leaders courageously share a new idea, it can be disheartening to be met with resistance or indifference. Jake Mulder shares perspective on what might be behind those reactions, as well as practical ideas about how you can all get on the same page in a way that honors everyone. Join FYI hosts Jennifer Guerra Aldana and Dr. Steve Argue, for this story-filled conversation with Jake. For more practical steps about innovating with your whole church in mind, check out FYI’s latest book Sticky Faith Innovation.
Teesha Hadra: Church traditions & innovation
Church traditions can be a foundation for great innovation. Rev. Teesha Hadra shares stories about how she learned to see tradition as an opportunity for, rather than an obstacle to, discipleship. Join FYI hosts, Jennifer Guerra Aldana and Dr. Steve Argue, for this honest and fun conversation with Teesha about innovating in youth ministry while staying connected to the broader vision and mission of your church. For more ideas about innovating within time-honored Christian practices, check out FYI’s latest book Sticky Faith Innovation.
Abigail Visco Rusert: Innovation that sparks faith in teenagers
Abigail Visco Rusert shares the surprising connection between joy and innovation, and explores the ways failure can help move us forward. Hosted by Giovanny Panginda and Dr. Steve Argue, coauthor of FYI’s latest book Sticky Faith Innovation, this episode explores faith formation, dusty file cabinets, and even Katy Perry’s “Left Shark.”
Yulee Lee: Teamwork and the innovation process
Collaboration can bring creativity and diverse perspectives, but it can also be a bit of a challenge. Dr. Yulee Lee explains why and shares 4 ground rules for guiding communication. Hosts Dr. Steve Argue and Caleb Roose are coauthors of FYI’s latest book Sticky Faith Innovation and they share some surprising insights from the research about the connection between teamwork and innovation.
Kara Powell: Listening can fuel Sticky Faith creativity
This season explores innovation: what it is, how to do it, and why it’s vital for your youth ministry. Hosts Dr. Steve Argue and Giovanny Panginda talk with Dr. Kara Powell about how listening to teenagers is the best starting point for creativity in youth ministry. Kara, coauthor of Sticky Faith, shares how research uncovered best practices in youth ministry as well as opened doors for the next innovative steps.
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Jennifer Guerra Aldana: Multicultural youth ministry values
Hosts Roslyn Hernández and Aaron Yenney continue the conversation with Jennifer Guerra Aldana about multicultural youth ministry. Jenn reflects on the importance of establishing shared values for your ministry, as well as insight into how you can equip parents as you talk about diversity with young people.
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Great Resource for Young Youth Workers
I cannot say how encouraging this podcast has been! It has a lot of practical advice, it helps you ask good questions, and it features the real voices of teenagers talking about the different topics. This is one podcast that I try to intentionally take time to listen to, because it’s always so worthwhile.