Youth Pastors say the most difficult part of the job is managing ministry with the lives of busy families. But we want nothing more than to support parents during the teen years. On today’s podcast we talk with a mom of 4 young adults that grew up in church and youth group. She shares why church was important to her family. What are you doing to connect to parents and/or to help parents connect with one another?
It doesn’t matter the size church , those who serve in youth ministry all share the same problem: teens are too busy for church! It is so hard to figure out what day of the week is best for the students in your youth group because they have practice EVERY day of the week. Sunday morning isn’t even sacred any more! What is a youth leader to do?! Unfortunately, there isn’t a cookie cutter answer for every church. But one thing ALL of us CAN NOT do, make our kids feel guilty! The answer may be that ministry needs to become more fluid. Meet them where they are, change things up depending on the season, and use technology some times for furthering the kingdom. This podcast features two local youth leaders who talk about what it is like to also be parents of busy kids. The struggle is real! How do you deal with the busy lives of teens?