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Youth Worker BOOST: Foundations

Youth Worker BOOST: Foundations

ym360 knows youth workers. We know what an incredibly rewarding, yet incredibly challenging job youth ministry can be. There are days when your spirits are sky-high, and there are days when you could use a bit of a “pick me up” from God's Word . . . That's why we're happy to offer Youth Worker Boost, one of the many valuable resources on the ym360 Blog.

Boost is a short, weekly piece of encouragement designed to, well, “boost” your spirits and encourage you as you minister to students. We consider it yet another great opportunity to serve you and your ministry.

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"By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be careful how he builds. For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ."--1 Corinthians 3:10-11

Recently I had to install something called a French drain across the front of my house. As I dug down along the concrete slab the house is built on, I was amazed at how far the foundation went into the ground. I never did find the bottom of the slab but I sure felt better about my house knowing it sits on a good and solid foundation.

A house is only as good as its foundation.

Take the most solid looking house you can find. If its foundation is poorly constructed, there will come a point in the future where it begins to show the results of its weak base. There is, of course, a ton of spiritual parallel here. Most of us who minister to teenagers are still adding to the foundation of their faith. This looks a little different depending on the level of spiritual input their parents have been responsible for. But in some way, we're helping them build a level of their base. Paul was convinced he had laid the proper foundation. That foundation? Faith in Jesus Christ, of course. Paul cautioned that we should properly build on that foundation. There was never a thought that the work would end once the foundation was complete.

What are you putting on the "concrete slab" of your student's faith? Is it popular topics or good theology? Is it your words or God's Word? Do you have some students who are ready to start building? What are you doing to help stretch the faith of these students?

Our prayer for you: Our prayer is that you would be an expert builder, knowing exactly what your students need, and only giving them the Truth of God and His ways.

Last Week's BOOST: I've Got A Secret

Next Week's BOOST: A Good Conscience


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About The Author

Richard Parker

Richard Parker

Richard Parker is the resident youth ministry guru at YM360. Richard has served as a youth minister for the past 41 years. ("Shockingly, he was Les' youth minister yet STILL decided to stay in ministry"!) He is currently co-pastor and student minister at a new church plant, Branches Church, in Russellville, AL. Richard serves as a special projects editor and staff writer. Richard wrote YM360's "REACH: A 6 Lesson Study on the Book of Psalms" and has contributed on all of YM360's ongoing curriculum projects. He's also written many of YM360's free lessons, devotions, and blog posts. He and his wife Amy have two daughters, Lauren and Leah, one granddaughter and one grandson.