Reaching Gen-Z for Christ – Tommy Sewall

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Q: How is this generation different in their approachability for the gospel? A: “I’m not an expert in this. I’m a student of the generations, and particularly Generation Z.” I began researching Generation Z because I am a millennial creating camp programming. I want to reach students with the gospel and engage them in living out their faith well. Generation …

Pancakes, Discipleship & Interns – Braydon, Josh & Spud

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Word of Life’s Youth Ministry Internship: After students graduate from their second year at the Word of Life Bible Institute, they are sent out to a church. For the next two years, interns work in youth ministry while completing their education online. Q: What is one thing you have learned in your training this week? Spud: Getting organized is an …

Relational Evangelism – Chris Selby – Part 2

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You want to help your students share their faith, but how? Chris Selby joins Brian again on this episode to talk about how to equip your students to have conversations with their friends about Jesus! Q: What did you do to help your students share the gospel with their friends? A: We worked with the Bloom’s Taxonomy educational tool. Memorization …

Significance in Relationships – Dwight Peterson

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Whether you are a youth pastor or a small group leader, it is important to understand the significance of relationships when you are working with young people. On this episode, Brian has a conversation with Dwight Peterson. Dwight is a veteran youth leader. He was a youth pastor in a local church for almost twenty years and now is a …

How to have an effective Quiet Time and Accountability structure with Karen Smith

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New York Bible Institute’s Dean of Women, Karen Smith, shares with us on how to have an effective Quiet Time that’s meaningful even on the days you don’t feel up to it. Also, Karen dives into what accountability looks like through both being held accountable and keeping someone else accountable. from the Word of Life Podcast with Jonathan Phillips Q: …

Annual Planning for Youth Ministry

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Planning is not the most exciting thing to talk about but is certainly necessary for a thriving youth ministry. Brian talks about some practical steps to planning with your leadership team for the new ministry year. Two kinds of Planning Meetings: Annual Planning/Leadership Team Meeting: Before your ministry year begins, plan out the new year with your leaders. Who should …

Volunteers, Communication & Taking Risks – Alan Smith

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Joining Brian for this episode of Multiply! is Alan Smith. Alan is a Campus Pastor at Greystone Church in Athens, GA. He is the author of Let’s Go! Creating and Sustaining a Thriving Student Ministry. He has some real practical thoughts on volunteer leaders, communicating with parents and taking risk in ministry. Three of the topics addressed in Alan Smith and Allison …

Preparing your students for college – Brian Mills

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It is never too early to begin to prepare your students for college. In this episode, Brian talks with Brian Mills about what you can do to prepare them. Brian is the College Pastor at Cross Church in Fayetteville, AR where he ministers to over 1,000 students. Prior to that, he was  a Student Pastor. He is also the co-author …

Summer Ministry – Kyle Gray & Doug Hively

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Summer is just around the corner. What do you have planned for your students? Brian is joined by Kyle Gray and Doug Hively to talk about summer ministry and what part camp can play in that. Also, they talk about opportunities for a student(s) in your ministry to spend the summer working and growing spiritually at camp. Think ahead for …

Telling our Story – Kevin Durham

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This is My Story ministry (thisismystory.org) – Everyone has a story worth sharing and doing so creates connections that allows the gospel to be shared powerfully. Why is storytelling important and why have you made it your life’s work? Our culture puts people with status and fame on a pedestal. After hearing athletes share their story, many people thought their …