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How to get a service member home after a loved one dies.

Next of Kin If the next of kin of a service member dies, the Red Cross needs to be notified of the passing of the loved one so they can act as a liaison between you and the military.  The … Continue reading

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Rick Lawrence’s Sifted and Shrewd $1.99 ea

Two of Rick Lawrence’s books are on sale through the end of the month in their e-book versions.  I am linking my reviews for both of these books, which I highly recommend. Shrewd Shrewd Link My review can be found … Continue reading

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Links from Ministering To Teens in a “Porn is the Norm” Culture

  I had the privilege of being a room host for Simply Youth Ministry Conference’s track run by Walt Mueller entitled “Ministering to Teenagers in a “Porn is the Norm” Culture.” Walt shared many resources which I wish to pass … Continue reading

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Goals for 2013: February Progress

I made a series of Goals for 2013 Goals were broken up into writing, personal and professional.  Below I’ll list my goals and share where they are at so far this year. Goals for upcoming year: Writing: [ ]        Get … Continue reading

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TWO YEAR ANNY

Two Years Ago, I started this blog at SYMC.  Here are the top 20 posts of all time: Ministry Idea: Non-Peak Season Can Drive What should an Ideal Pastor’s wife Be??? 10 Qualities of a Professional Youth Pastor (1-5) Resources … Continue reading

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Through the Bible in a Year! February Update

I’ve decided to try to read through the Bible in a year.  I’m ahead of schedule but thought of encouraging anyone who wanted to join me to jump in.  I’ve attached a spreadsheet that outlines the chapters of the Bible … Continue reading

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Top Ten Posts Last Year

This is the Birthday of my blog up, so here are the top ten for the last year: What should an Ideal Pastor’s wife Be??? 10 Qualities of a Professional Youth Pastor (1-5) 9 Priorities in Starting a Youth Ministry … Continue reading

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Burnout/Quality of Life Test

Take this test to see how burned out you are as a ministry worker. PROFESSIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE SCALE (PROQOL) COMPASSION SATISFACTION AND COMPASSION FATIGUE (PROQOL) VERSION 5 (2009) When you help people you have direct contact with their lives. … Continue reading

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A few good pastoral care resources for youth ministers

Great Resources

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Complete Inadequacy #SYMC

This is a post from last years SYMC.  I wanted to share it with you as we head into this years #SYMC   I think it started during the SYMC general session at the end of Ruth Halley Barton’s talk.  … Continue reading

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