Ministry Blog

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

11/15/2019 in Category

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice Three: Finding the Balance between Relevance and Fun and Spiritual Depth and Theology.

All you need is rubber... More

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

11/8/2019 in Category Youth Ministry, City Life , Education, General Blog

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice Two: Keep Your Youth Ministry PG - Parental Guidance and involvement is essential.


I’m just not sure that Monsters, Inc.... More

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

11/4/2019 in Category Youth Ministry, Mentoring, City Life , Education, General Blog

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice One: Find Your Yoda - Mentorship

You are young, energetic and the students love you.  You have an endless flow of ideas... More

Tommy Needs Your Prayer

6/23/2017 in Category Mentoring, Juvenile Justice

By Steve Strickler // Juvenile Justice Ministries Director

It was a cold, dark afternoon in Everett a year and a half ago when I walked into the detention center. I was about to fulfill my... More

We Cannot Force Kids to Become Christians

5/17/2017 in Category City Life

By Joe Wiederhold, Ministry Director in Stanwood, WA

Robert Coleman, author of The Master Plan of Evangelism, referred to Jesus’ imperfect band of disciples as “easily offended, unlearned,... More