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Wayne Yeager

Bruce Jenner Is No Hero

We toss the word hero around quite a lot in our society today.  Sports stars are labeled heroes. Actors portray heroes.  Hollywood …

Youth Sundays Energize Churches

The excitement was palpable. This past Sunday, as I walked into the sanctuary, the crowd bubbled with anticipation. Smiles abounded. Voices projected. …

Scripture Matters

Apparently, Rob Bell is back to some old tricks. Bell, the former pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church and now a host …

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 …

Is It Too Late?

The church is dying. Literally. I don’t have a plethora of stats to back this up, at least not on the rural …

What’s the Point of Arguing?

Recently, I read this article about Bart Campolo.  He’s the son of author and preacher Tony Campolo. Bart, who originally followed in …

A New Perspective on Budgets

So, I’ve been away from MinistryPlace.net for a while. It was sort of by choice.  You see, I’ve had a lot of …

A melancoly kind of day

Forgive me.  I’m a bit melancholy today. You see today is my last day as a youth minister.  I will continue on …

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

A youth ministry friend of mine once gave me great advice:  the next church’s grass isn’t always greener. He spoke from experience.  …