A blog post by Tim Bowman
I haven't been working directly in youth ministry for very long, but there is one thing that I have learned, which is that youth ministry is hard. Seriously, it is not an easy profession to be a part of. There are so many different voices coming to you on a day to day basis: senior pastors, associate pastors, other church staff, synod staff, parents, volunteers, and of course, the youth.
We have a lot asked of us on any given day and even more in a given month or semester. …
By Andy Sahl
"Andy, I don’t think I want to be an intern anymore."
I really couldn’t believe my ears. For years our few spots for high school interns (high school students that help with our middle school program) was a coveted role. For the last two years we’ve added the number of inters and only allowed them to serve for a semester instead of the whole year. There is honor and status in being an intern.
The young man asking to be relieved of his intern …