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A podcast about junior high ministry for youth workers!

March 21, 2018

Episode 0003- Volunteers, Beards and the best MoCouragment Yet!


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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


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