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Rethinking Youth Ministry | A podcast for youth ministry leaders, pastors, volunteers, and anyone who cares about students

Apr 2, 2020

When teenagers experience feelings of despair and grief, it can often lead to outcomes like disconnecting relationally and shutting down emotionally. And yet, it's in these moments that students need healthy relationships and emotional support the most. So what does it look like to support our students in times of...


Mar 27, 2020

Easter is a huge celebration for the Church, but as we all know, Easter looks a lot different this year. In light of COVID-19, we’re all experiencing quite a bit of tension planning Easter and figuring out how to make the best of this situation we’re facing. In this episode, the Orange Kids and Orange Students teams...


Mar 19, 2020

Single people leading and volunteering in youth ministry often face some unique challenges in the church—especially when it comes to things like relational expectations, time and margin assumptions, and connecting with married people. That’s why the way we talk about and treat single people in our ministries matters...


Mar 16, 2020

As a ministry leader, you're navigating big decisions about whether to cancel services, continue youth ministry gatherings, or find a digital solution. In this episode, we talk about what it might look like to continue pouring into students in your ministry and community digitally in these uncertain times. Please visit...


Mar 10, 2020

No matter how many years you’ve been serving and communicating as a youth ministry leader, self-doubt can creep in and leave you wondering if you’re doing it well—or worse, if you should even be doing it at all. This feeling is often referred to as imposter syndrome. How can we get past this often-crippling fear...