Ministry Blog

Category: Mentoring

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

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

Tommy Needs Your Prayer

6/23/2017 in Category Juvenile Justice, Mentoring

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

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

Why I praise God that kids are in jail

2/8/2017 in Category Christianity, Juvenile Justice, Mentoring, Youth Ministry

By Suzan Frank, Juvenile Justice Chaplain

Juvenile Jail is a dark place. Not in a literal sense, the facility is clean and spacious, offering school and counseling from caring adults. Yet it... More