Posts Tagged ‘nextgen’

4 Ways To Reach The Next Generation Right Now

Despair has a permeant address deep in his gut. Everything he reads paints the picture that it’s his fault and the damage has been done. He knows something must change, but in the church that seems less likely than addressing the issue itself.  If he were honest, he doesn’t want to read, study, converse or even consider…

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5 of The Best Leadership Podcasts for Youth Pastors

I enjoy reading. I go against the grain as a millennial because I like holding a physical book in one hand and a pen in the other. But with the demands of life (ministry, young kids, and the never-ending supply of leaves falling on my freshly-raked lawn), there’s just not enough time. Enter podcasts. The…

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What you need to say to younger leaders.

By Josh Ott This was never my dream for my life – this thing we call pastoring, leading in a church. I’m a pastor’s kid who grew up in a really good EFCA church, a pastor’s kid who had amazing parents who demonstrated their love for Jesus and their love for their kids every day.…

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3 Meaningful Ways to Launch Seniors

By Tim Gardner We’re in the midst of move-up season, and there seems to be a celebration for everything from preschool closing programs to senior proms. For many, this season is both exciting and difficult as people enter new grades and new phases. For high school seniors, this marks one of the most critical transitions…

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5 CHARACTERISTICS TO DEVELOP IN YOUNG LEADERS (AND YOURSELF!)

Can we tawk about the… minor leagues? Yup, I’m a Yankees fan! –  Now that I’ve got that off my chest, let me talk about Ben Heller and life in Scranton, PA. Last month, Heller was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after making just one appearance for the Yankees. He recorded one out while allowing a walk and…

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10 WAYS TO COMMUNICATE TO AND ENGAGE MILLENNIALS

Ever wonder if you will be able to continue to communicate effectively to younger people as you get older? I hate that the church world seems to suggest you have to be young to communicate well to young people. So I put together the top 10 ways to communicate to and engage millennial…ensuring your future…

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