Ministry Blog

Category: General Blog

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

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

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

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 City Life , Education, General Blog, Mentoring, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

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

Would Jesus cook chicken nuggets?

3/8/2017 in Category Christianity, Education, General Blog, Mentoring, Teen Parenting, Youth Ministry

By Hannah Davis, Parent Life Director

Being a teen is hard. I remember what it was like. Learning new concepts and ideas at school, while also trying to navigate the social landscape. Will I... More

Instead of joining gangs, they are joining God’s family . . .

3/3/2017 in Category Camp, Christianity, City Life , General Blog, Leadership, Snohomish County, Youth Ministry

By Minta Buse, City Life Director

I used to think that we didn’t have a gang problem in the Pacific Northwest. I saw gangs in movies; it was a problem in huge cities like Los Angeles or New... More