18 months and I’m out? part #3

If you are getting to this post then you need to read the two previous posts to gain some perspective on the issues we are discussing. Click here for part 1 and here for part 2. In this final part…

18 months and I am out! Part #2

The issue of youth minister’s leaving after 18 months is not new. It has been a problem for many years. Senior Pastors have a little longer stretch of almost 3 years on average. I explained the reasons for many youth…

18 months and I’m out! Huh?!?

The statistics about how long youth ministers stay in one place are not good. 18 months in some publications, as little as 9 months in other publications describes the tenure of youth ministers these days. What causes this early departure,…

Solomon…Solomon…Solomon

Can you imagine having God approach you with the question he approached Solomon with? Name whatever you want and you will receive it. I know that my flesh would certainly come out and ask for money or things. I am…

Book Review: Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom who has written many different books including Tuesdays with Morrie has written an amazing book about the intersecting faiths of two spiritual leaders. Albom begins the book with an event whereby his childhood Rabbi requests that he give…