Ministry Blog

Category: Leadership

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

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

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