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A podcast about junior high ministry for youth workers! If you’re in Youth Ministry or Student Ministry (same thing) we hope you like Controlled Chaos Podcast!

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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. 

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

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

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Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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Orange XP3 Middle School

Central Christian College of the Bible

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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.

 

- None.. BUT WE ARE CLOSE

  

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

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Podcast hosted by Podbean

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

Orange XP3 Middle School

Central Christian College of the Bible

Find Controlled Chaos Podcast on:
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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

Facebook Group | Twitter | Instagram

 

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

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Podcast hosted by Podbean

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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This week we have Ashley Bohinc from Orange. We discussed understanding the mind of a student and the developmental process. This will give you a crash course into 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 staff at your church. Join us as we dive into the five dimensions of wellness for students.

1:35 Justin talks about leading students while in Ganda, Africa
3:00 “It’s the most memorable when you get to sit knee to knee with a student and help them uncover parts of their faith.” -Justin Herman
4:28 Back pocket of development wisdom from Ashley
5:11 Elevator speech about Ashley’s experience
6:45 Rethinking Youth Ministry podcast
7:09 Understanding the mind of a student is key
8:15 Ashley talks about how she taught in health class influenced how she approaches junior highers
9:10 Ashley discusses physical changes junior highers undertake
10:05 Justin tells a funny story about a physical change a student went through
11:24 Ashley defines and discusses the importance of mental wellness of junior highers
12:34 Black and white thinking is very common
13:00 When puberty happens, abstract thinking begins
15:15 “The capacity to learn will never be as high than when they are a teenager” - Ashley Bohinc
16:20 There is a difference between comprehension and retention
16:50 Must help junior highers remember concepts
17:39 Ashley explains what is happening socially in junior highers; dopamine
19:18 Social Media’s impact on friendships
20:09 Dopamine hit can be healthy and unhealthy
21:27 Middle schoolers and self regulation of emotions
21:34 Puberty and new emotions are filled with new colors
22:28 “They really are experiencing these brand new emotions very intensely for the first time.” -Ashley
22:50 “Helping middle schoolers understand what they are feeling and why they are feeling it and they how can that emotion be channelled for the positive.” -Ashley
23:05 Watch Inside Out for insight into middle schoolers
25:04 Ability to think abstractly is a gift from puberty
25:43 “The beautiful thing about abstract thinking is the ability to express doubt and expressing doubt means they are able to ask questions about their faith that they haven't been able to ask before” -Ashley
26:03 “It’s becoming faith of their own when they are able to ask a question of their own and they are able to understand it.”
26:34 Justin asks a good question about the impact of kids ministry
28:31 “The sooner and the younger that their able to have information and have some sort of background the better they will adapt a faith of their own when they are able to think in that capacity.”
28:47 “Every ministry is important because they all build on each other.”
29:34 Examples of pre puberty and post puberty questions
31:53 “It’s like amazing. Do you know what’s happening in the mind of a middle school student and the impression we can make on them spiritually?”
32:33 Ashley recommends books
33:16 Mo’Couragement from Ashley
35:48 Free stuff! Ebook!

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.

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-Could be you!!!

 

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

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Podcast hosted by Podbean

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

Play Now