5 Tips for Learning to Preach as a Student Pastor
If your church has given you the title of “Youth Pastor,” “Student Pastor,” “Children’s Pastor,” or “_____ Pastor” then your church has called you to be a competent preacher whether you realize it or not. In 1 Timothy 3 the one competency Paul expects of any elder is that they are “able to teach.” The […]
5 Books Every Student Should Read Before Graduating High School
When I was in high school a pastor put Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper in my hands and it changed my life. It helped reorient my worldview around a sovereign God who called me to spend my life for the things that mattered. That book was a cheap, but enormous investment in my […]
10 Tips for Faithful Student Ministry in the New Year
Over the past several months I’ve had the opportunity to reflect on my Student Ministry as I plan for the next year. It is easy to lose sight of what is important in your planning and program to impress instead of disciple. Here are some somewhat random but important tips and priorities for you as […]
Three Exhortations Against Hate From Martin Luther King Jr.
It is easy to deem hate evil because it harms another person. Though, according to King, the worst part of hate is what it does to you.