Ministry Blog

Archives: November 2019

ACEs & Assets: Empirical Evidence For The Value Of Youth Ministry

11/26/2019 in Category Education, General Blog, Mental Health, Warren Mainard

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Recently, I asked Chris Gough from the Union Gospel Mission to come and share with our local youth ministry some... More

LOVE LIFE: Critical Care for Students and Care Givers in a Suicide Culture

11/25/2019 in Category Education, Mental Health, Youth Ministry, Warren Mainard

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

Suicide is on the Rise: Understanding the Cultural Reality of Teen Suicide.

According to the CDC and other research findings such as the Journal of Abnormal... More

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

11/22/2019 in Category Education, Leadership, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice Four: No Lone Rangers - Building Your Volunteer Team.

Who are your drivers?

I was a brand new youth pastor.  Full of... More

Why I Do What I Do: The Vision of CORE

11/19/2019 in Category City Life , CORE, Education, Leadership, Youth Ministry, Warren Mainard

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Dad, I feel alone when I am at school.  I don’t know any other Christians on my school campus.” I remember how startled I was when... More

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

11/15/2019 in Category Education, Leadership, Mentoring, Youth Ministry

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