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A podcast about junior high ministry for youth workers!

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Topics for this episode:  

  • The Big Reveal, a bit about summer and a little bit of rambling.
  • Shout out to New Zealand youth workers. (not junior high there, its intermediate)
  • Shout out to out episode Sponsor CHURCHSWAG.ORG
  • We talk about cleaning day (didn’t last week) It’s a moment all about Jillian. Tackling the student ministry storage area.  Scary, packed but worth it.  It’s an area ripe for innovation.
  • THE BIG REVEAL.
  • 3 favorite summer events.
  • How to make show up to events work.
  • Summer theme.From teaching, to calendar, branding, and the values behind it.
  • Fundraising talk. From 2 guys that don’t, but we talk about donuts.
  • Talk about giving scholarships to families. Justin shares a moment from his junior high pastor.
  • Kurt’s favorite leadership answers right now “maybe, maybe not”
  • Justin gets spiritual and steals from Jesus example.

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman, Kurt Johnston

Things mentioned in the episode:

Middle School Ministry Campference

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnston

  

Be part of #ChaosNation

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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Email

 

Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

ChurchSwag.Org

This week we are having a competition.  Go to iTunes, leave a rating and review or tag 3 other youth worker people on Instagram. We will pick winners and they will get a #ChaosNation Swag Pac.  Tshirt, Pin, Sticker and Controlled Chaos book signed by Kurt (with his cell #)

Email connect@churchswag.org

ChurchSwag.org

Instagram Church.Swag

Twitter ChurchSwag

Phone 1-800-500-5574

 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode:  

Justin Herman talked a bit of making in the long term impact in the lives of students, as we make relational deposits over time.

Matt McGill was with us sharing about the new Leading Youth Ministry and we have a winner for the free hour of coaching with Matt McGill.

We then talk with Justin Knowles, pastor, blogger podcast host on Youth Ministry Hacks.  We talk about how to program creativity.

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman, Matt McGill, Justin Knowles 

Things mentioned in the episode:

Justin Herman on Youth Ministry Hacks Podcast

download youth ministry

DYM Podcast Network

Justin Knowles on Twitter

Leading Youth Ministry- Matt McGill

Leading Youth Ministry on twitter

Leading Youth Ministry on Instagram

Leading Youth Ministry on Facebook

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnston

  

Controlled Chaos Community

Facebook Group | Twitter | Instagram

 

Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

- Leadin Youth Ministry with Matt McGill..... FIRST EPISODE SPONSOR EVER!!!!!

  

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode:  5 things to think about, parents, special needs students and leaders, finacial stuff, teachers and policy books.

We spend some time with Tyler Reagin the President of Catalyst.

and I was going to to talk about the Scouts, I edited it out because we are setting up a time to talk to some one much more knowledgeable and I want to take advantage of that.

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman 

Things mentioned in the episode:

Leading Youth Ministry Matt Mcgill

Tyler Reagin

The Life Giving Leader- Tyler Reagin

Rethinking Youth Ministry Podcast- Partnering with the local school

 

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnston

  

Controlled Chaos Community

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Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode:  

Patrick Lencioni, we get a couple minutes with him at Catalyst West this past year.  We get some leadership and thought nuggets from him.

Student Takeover, is it a good idea? Is teachign on sunday in the adult space help or hurt you and your ministry.  

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman, Dr. Andrew Root 

Things mentioned in the episode:

Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker- Andrew Root

Dr. Andew Root Website

Root on Twitter (he will reply back)

Exploding Stars, Dead Dinosaurs, and Zombies

Faith Formation in a Secular Age

The Ethics of Authenticity

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnston

  

Controlled Chaos Community

Facebook Group | Twitter | Instagram

 

Connect with Justin

Facebook |Twitter |Instagram

Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

 

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode:  

3 thoughts on taking students on mission trips.

3 thoughts on the myth of balence.

3 thoughts on Twitter.

3 thoughts on dealing rowdy students.

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman, Kurt Johnston, Jon Acuff

Things mentioned in the episode:

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnston

 Jon Acuff @ Me

Josh Shipp

Orange

Annie F. Downs

Stuff Christians Like - Jon Acuff

Finish Jon Acuff

Controlled Chaos Community

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Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode. 

- We are close... Very close...

  

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode:   We talk about the thelology of youth ministy.  What are the right metrics for looking at our ministry.  How to assess your ministry and what are historical ways of looking at youth ministry.  Students belief in the modern age.  Talking about what is faith in the lives of students.  Pre and Post Christian Worldviews (ya, smart stuff like that)

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman, Andy Stanley, Dr. Andrew Root 

Things mentioned in the episode:

Next Generation Leader by Andy Stanley

Catalyst West

Luther Seminary

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnston

  

Controlled Chaos Community

Facebook Group | Twitter | Instagram

 

Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

 

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode:  

How to start a parent ministry.  What are the foundations of partnership.  How do we communiate, how do we give time, how do we teach them.  And some secret sauce for your juior high minstry when it comes to parents and influence.  Every parent wants to be a better parent.

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman 

Things mentioned in the episode:

ORANGE PHASES

Ministry to Parents 

Central Christian College of the Bible

LEAD SMALL Book

Rethiking Youth Ministry Podcast

Download Youth Ministry

Home Word Click CULTURE UPDATES

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Kurt Johnston

  

Controlled Chaos Community

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Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode. 

- None.. but we have a good feeling some are coming soon.

  

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode:  This week with Ashley Bohinc from Orange we talked understading the mind of a student, the develpmental process.  This will give you a crash course in your students minds and you will leave the podcast smarter... trust me.  This will give you some great back pocket tips and tricks for your leaders, parents and the staff at your church to help understand their junior high student better.  Join us as we dive into the 5 dimensions of wellness for students.

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman, Ashley Bohinc, Head of Middle School Cirriculum and Strategy at Orange.

 

Things mentioned in the episode:

Rethkinking Youth Ministy Podcast

Think Orange Podcast

Art of Group Talk Girls

Art of Group Talk Boys

AshleyBohinc.com

MiddleSchoolPhase.org FREE Raise the Flag E-Book!  THANKS ASHLEY AND ORANGE!!

Middle School Ministry by MARK OESTREICHER, SCOTT RUBIN

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Kurt Johnston

  

Controlled Chaos Community

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Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

-None Yet

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-Could be you!!!

 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode: Transtions are EVERYWHERE!  How do we make the most of the transiton season where we welcome new students into the ministry and say goodbye to other students.  How to make the most of you relationship with Kids Ministry, how to set up High School and some thoughts on Parents, Student and Leaders during transtion.  Plus Leadership 101 with Kurt Johnston.

Whose on this episode? Justin Herman

Things mentioned in the episode:

Lead Small from Orange

Ashley Bohinc Middle School Strategy at Orange

Dr. Andrew Root Professor at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN

Fifteen Minutes with Frank- DYM Podcast Network

How to Lead When You're Not in Charge by Clay Scroggins

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnston

  

Controlled Chaos Community

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Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

-None Yet

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-Could be you!!!

 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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Topic for this episode: We talk about the transition MARKO made from being a full time youth worker, his years primarily in Junior High ministry to being a volunteer for his local church to a young youth pastor (who he brags on as awesome).  What are things he needs from his junior high pastor, what he has learned in that transtion, how we can think differenly about our adult volunteers.  JUNIOR HIGH PASTORS!, If you have any volunteers that are older than you, or you want to develop your leadership as your recruit volunters with more age and expereince you will WIN and help them WIN with this episode.

Whose on this episode? Mark Oestreicher, Justin Herman

Quotes I dig from this episode (all from Marko):

You have to model with your volunteers what you hope they do with teenagers.- Mark Oestreicher

Junior High ministry, I’m more convinced than ever is so critical and so close to the heart of God.- Mark Oestreicher

Our High School ministries are going to suck if we don’t have good junior high ministries.- Mark Oestreicher

 

Random fact in history from the day it was recorded:  

 1799 New York State abolishes slavery

Things mentioned in the episode:

The Youth Cartel

Youth Cartel Coaching Program

Middle School Ministry Campference

Book: Canoeing the Mountains By: Tod Bolsinger

Book: Youth Ministry 2027 By: Brock Morgan

Book: 4 Views on Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers By: Eric Woods, Gemma Dunning, Mark Oestreicher, Nick Elio, Shelley Donaldson

Controlled Chaos Book by Kurt Johnson

  

Controlled Chaos Community

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Thanks to our Sponsors for this episode.

-None Yet

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-Could be you!!!

 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at Justin@ControlledChaosPodcast.com

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