I have been out of youth ministry for 10 months, and there are a few things I miss. Relationships with leaders. Great weekend retreat experiences (although I don’t miss late nights and early mornings). The kids. There is something about middle schoolers that is great. They’re so impressionable. Full of energy and life. Creative […]
I bought into the myth. The myth that a vital, thriving ministry to youth, college students and young adults would draw families into an aging church. Youth don’t have money to tithe, and young adults just don’t tithe. But their families bring money. And more people.