It’s no secret that one of the hardest groups to reach and stay connected with is high school seniors. This isn’t just an article about keeping seniors, nor should we as youth workers ever at the start of a student’s senior year think about “keeping him or her around.” Instead, this is about creating community.
Social media is everywhere and as youth workers, there’s no doubt that we have to make a decision: To tweet or not to tweet. While there are those who feel that it’s best to stay out of the “Instagram arena,” we dive head first into all that this world of emojis can possibly offer us.
When we talk about attendance not living up to our expectations, it’s as if we are saying to the students there, “there are certain students I was wanting to see, and you are not those students.” Here’s what we can do instead.
Worship is bigger than music. Even when we know that statement is true, our ministries can be very focused on worshipping God only through music. Often times this is because it can be such a
I used to have a subscription to Netflix. When I cancelled my subscription, then the emails from Netflix to their lost sheep began. If one of our students begins to fade away, I believe Jesus is calling us to pursue that student with extraordinary love, the same way Jesus pursues us.