[8 Lesson Course] Youth Ministry For The Longer Haul: A Field Guide For Longevity 101
Written by Chris Trent. Although longevity in ministry is something we all hope to achieve, getting there is often a real challenge and can prove to be a bit of a hike. Traversing the rugged terrain on the pathway to longevity is especially challenging in the area of youth ministry. Few callings come with as many twists, turns, peaks, and valleys as ministering to teenagers. Reaching and discipling them is challenging enough. But what about navigating all the leadership dynamics that come with serving on a church staff? What about the challenges of engaging and equipping your students’ parents? And let’s not get started on how the expectations of youth ministry impact your family. Youth ministry is not for the faint of heart. If you want to achieve longevity in youth ministry, you’re going to need an exceptional field guide and a trusted mentor.