Christian Leadership

Its all His anyway…

Its all His anyway…

This morning, a friend of mine posted a news story on Facebook about some urban farming happening in North St. Louis. The…

Healthy Youth Leaders: Give it away

Youth leader, what is your passion? What is it that …

Healthy Youth Leaders: Know the times

One of the things I do is “watch people” in…

When The Levee Breaks

One of the things I encounter working with rural communitites…

Guest Posts

Guest Post From Rick Lawrence…

Guest Post From Rick Lawrence…

Editor’s Note:  This post is in conjunction with the release of Rick’s new book – Skin in The Game. The following is…

Guest Post: Are You Ready For Kick-Off?

Editors Note: This is a guest post by my friend…

THROWRUNFIX!!!

1 Corinthians 9:24 (New International Version) Do you not know…

Guest Post: Marriage- The Great Divorce…

We at MinistryPlace.net are blessed to share a few special…

Homeschool

What does See You At the Pole Look Like if you Homeschool?

What does See You At the Pole Look Like if you Homeschool?

See you at the pole is a basic staple in youth ministry, with its roots dating back to 1990. I was involved…

An Open Letter about College…

Dear Parents of Teenagers, It’s just your friendly, neighborhood thirty-something…

Rural Homeschooling…

Editor’s Note: This Guest Post is from Lisa Nehring. She lives…

My 5 P’s of Grocery Savings…

Editors Note: This was originally published by Vicki Williams at…

Ministry Tech

@perrynoble and 10 Convictions on the Church…

@perrynoble and 10 Convictions on the Church…

Today, Perry Noble posted a list on 10 convictions about the church. Some of them I agree with, some I need to…

#RuralMinistry Resources You Can Use: Multiply…

In a Rural Ministry, budgets can be tight. You may…

Using a Microsoft Surface RT in Ministry…

Eventually, it was going to happen. At some point it…

Small Church, Small Church Plants

One of the featured missionaries in the missions module of…

Missions

4 Things I Learned Leaving Church Staff…

4 Things I Learned Leaving Church Staff…

Its now four months since I left my last church staff position. Its been a roller coaster of opportunities and some letdowns…

December 2014 Monthly Ministry Update…

The December Monthly Ministry Update is out. Have a Merry…

An Early Christmas Gift for SBC Pastors…

Christmas is coming, you are decorating the trees that are…

What’s the Point of Arguing?

Recently, I read this article about Bart Campolo.  He’s the…

Money

A Unique Fundraising Idea

A Unique Fundraising Idea

I have a fundraising idea that’s a bit out of the box. I’ll warn you that it is not conventional.  It’s not…

A New Perspective on Budgets

So, I’ve been away from MinistryPlace.net for a while. It…

A Simple Approach to Youth Ministry Budgets…

Its that time of the year again!! Time to start…

Getting the Whole Story OR the Meaning of MT on Twitter…

I was reminded of a very important fact the other…

Resources

Healthy Youth Leaders : Learn

Healthy Youth Leaders : Learn

In the last post in this series, we looked at what it means to be a healthy youth leader. The first element…

A Youth Ministry Prayer for Today

“Be still and know that I am God – Psalm…

On Suffering

For it has been granted to you that for the…

Teen Devotion Ideas

One of the largest challenges in youth ministry is keeping…

Rural Ministry

The Kaskaskia Dragon and Youth Ministry…

The Kaskaskia Dragon and Youth Ministry…

One of the interesting things about my new position with NNYM is that I get to see some really wild things that…

Is It Too Late?

The church is dying. Literally. I don’t have a plethora…

Staging…

A couple weeks ago, I announced that I was embarking…

A New Adventure…

I have exciting news. I have taken a position with National…

Student Ministry

Healthy Youth Leaders: PRAY

Healthy Youth Leaders: PRAY

I asked the following question in a room of 60 people recently. “How many of you are consistently praying for one of…

Healthy Youth Leaders Do This: ______….

Since accepting my new position, I have accepted several speaking…

Campus Ministry

As schools across the country have started back and fall…

Lets Start a Facebook Prayer Meeting…

I received an interesting Facbook notification first thing this morning.…

User Submitted Resources

Guest Post: Marriage- Clarity in Thinking…

Guest Post: Marriage- Clarity in Thinking…

We at MinistryPlace.net are blessed to share a few special guest posts from David Nehring, PhD! Here is a little about him:…

Guest Post: Ski Trip!….

Editor’s Note: This Guest Post is from Stephanie Karolus. She is…

In Ministry? Need a Car? Here is some Help…

Have you heard of MATS? They are a unique organization…

Are We The Beast?. Or the Dad? Or Both?..

Having young children, (especially a 4 year old girl) ensures…

YM For Cheap!

Gods Not Dead Movie….

Gods Not Dead Movie….

Here are a few of my thoughts, after seeing the movie a second time. I am not going to include any spoilers…

Youth Ministry on the Cheap: Progressive Dinner

This one is an oldie, but a goodie. When I…

YM on the Cheap: God’s Not Dead Movie….

If you have not heard about this movie, here is…

One more Super Bowl freebie

Here on minstryplace.net, we’re all about freebie resources.  We want…