Episode 1.2: The Advantages of Small Churches
This episode is all about the things that make small churches great at youth ministry. There are lots of strengths in small churches, and we figure out how to leverage those strengths in this episode.
We interview Kellen Roggenbuck, who also blogs at Handy Dandy Youth Ministry.
Andrew Root: Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry
Haydn Shaw talks about generational issues. Here’s a few links to get your feet wet with his perspective. 20 Truths From Generational IQ over at Christianity Today, and a Ted Talk called Why Half of what You Hear About Millennials is Wrong.
Growing Young is here on Amazon, but again, that Fuller Youth Institute blog...
Lead Small, and the good people over at Orange. This is a link to their blogs, but you should know they have about 6 product lines (all of which are fantastic). It's a lot to sort out, but almost all of it is very helpful.
youthworker.com is the Youth Worker Journal's blog
Youth Specialties has a great blog, and it might be the biggest youth ministry blog.
Sustainable Youth Ministry, by Mark DeVries. It's the same book EVERYONE mentions. So read it!
Stranger God, by Richard Beck.