Jason Kees (M.Div Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary), a Regular Contributor to For The Church, serves as Pastor of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Florien, Louisiana and is a Ph.D. student in Biblical Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Heather and is the father of Kathryn. You can follow him on Twitter at @jpkees.
I began to realize that I failed miserably as a youth minister to the students who were under my care. I saw for the first time what preaching truly is, how serious it should be taken, and what is at stake. I went back to my dorm room, sat down on the floor, and wept.