Constructive Criticism

The Illusion of Constructive Criticism

Constructive criticism. How's that for a contradiction? It sounds like a good concept of course, a more or less neutral way of delivering negative feedback. In reality, constructive criticism is often only the...
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Are You Not Entertained?

When entertaining our students becomes the purpose of our ministries, we not only have abandoned our mission, but we have abandoned our students.
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The Meeting No One Wants to Attend

"I just can't continue serving under you. I am just too frustrated to continue in your ministry. I have to be honest, I'm not sure you are cut out for student ministry."
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Meetings 101

There is a reason you are at the meeting. There is a reason you are in a position to lead a youth ministry. Pull up a chair and join the conversation.
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YouthWorker Journal Roundtable on Administration

Why are administrative skills so elusive for many us? Why do we struggle with calendaring, forecasting and pulling off an effective youth program? Is administration really only a spiritual gift, one that is given to a select few people?