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Youth Ministry as a Stepping Stone

  Youth Minister Longevity.  It’s a thing.  There are books, blogs, statistics and other resources informing you how to last longer in your youth ministry job.  Are you burned out?  Consider this leadership development conference to revive you.  Are parents driving you crazy with demands?  It must not be meant to last and they just […]

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Failure is not an option – it’s a necessity

The other day, God was very clear with me about discipleship in my life. As He spoke to me, I wrote down this statement: Our fears are a significant threat to the discipleship movement of God. I could give you a list a mile long of the fears that have held me back from discipleship […]

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What’s the Dirty Little Secret of Youth and College Ministry?

By Jordanne Bonfield For some time there has been a secret brewing underneath the surface of most churches we see around us. It’s that senior leaders virtually never invest in youth and college pastors. On average, youth ministers stay at a church only 2 years. Could this be part of the reason? Unfortunately, I have […]

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Practical tips for reaching college students

By Jordanne Bonfield For the thousandth time, I found myself on Terri’s couch watching TV with her.  During a commercial break, Terri was trying to break through to me about pursuing counseling. Senior year was taking its toll on me, between a major life change, some family hardships, and the acceptance of a full time […]

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