Ministry Blog

Category: Education

LOVE LIFE: Suicide in Seattle - 16 Risk Factors

12/12/2019 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

Suicide is a complex issue and there are no simple answers.  There are however, a number of risk factors that can contribute to a set of circumstances that... More

Your First 2 Years in Youth Ministry - 7 Best Practices: Be, Know, Do

12/6/2019 in Category Education, Leadership, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard, CORE & Youth Ministry Network Director

Practice Five: Be, Know, Do - Start with the End in Mind

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” –... More

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