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Join Doug Fields, Josh Griffin & Jessica Sanchez from the trenches of their youth ministry! Every week they’ll download what happened and share learnings, ideas and tips that will help you be a better youth worker, too! Take half an hour to be refreshed, challenged and get plenty of laughs along the way from these veteran youth workers with 60+ years combined experience. Check out some of the amazing resources and fantastic youth worker community at: http://downloadyouthministry.com
 
Justin Knowles & Matthew Ferrer have open and honest conversations about real-life hacks in student ministry. This fearsome threesome will talk about things they do in student/youth ministry and have some friends come and join the conversation to share real life, helpful, time saving and efficient hacks to help you do ministry better.
 
Join Doug Fields, Josh Griffin, Katie Edwards & Jason Carson in the longest-running youth ministry podcast on the planet. It's another weekly "team meeting." They dive into your youth ministry questions, take time to encourage you, discuss ministry, and laugh together. It is just enough youth ministry so you don't feel guilty for listening. Check out some of the amazing resources and fantastic youth worker community at: http://downloadyouthministry.com
 
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FRANK GIL IS HERE! We're talking the types of people you find in every single church, how soon is too soon to repeat a sermon, scammers going after churches, when pastors come to visit and Christmas decor. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/defaul…
 
Justin talks with Blake Faris, who is a youth lead on the Sandals Church Youth team, about the intentionality of on-boarding your volunteers will help you have better leaders and a better leader culture. We talk through practical tips on how you can do that in your ministry. SPONSORS: DYM’s Program Like A Pro https://offers.downloadyouthministry.co…
 
Dylan is back in studio. We're talking job searches and re-volving doors on church staffs. Andrew went out to visit his seminary and buddy Kyle, Tim spent some time behind a burning car on a bridge. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Searc…
 
Justin walks you through what he is personally doing right now to try and become and better leader in asking questions to his supervisors, his team, and himself. Self-realization is kind of a big deal and asking questions to help you grow is part of growing as a leader. SPONSORS: DYM’s Program Like A Pro https://offers.downloadyouthministry.com/en/…
 
What do you when it's a light week? How do you recover from a busy season? We're talking awkward counseling situations (some that we inadvertently make awkward,) a triumphant return for bulletins, trick or treat church edition, and the ever popular holiday schedule. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.co…
 
It's both of our birthday week. Tim celebrated by being THAT parent at a soccer game, Andrew had people leave his church. We're talking new members and the appear-ance of being busy vs actual busyness. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Se…
 
Andrew's youngest let his PK flag fly at school. Tim led a membership class and Andrew kicked off a new series. We're talking memorial services, budgets, and welcoming people back. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Search-Show?q=andrew+la…
 
Tim had a missions weekend that was great, until it wasn't. Andrew's building is falling apart, the fence at least. We took our sons to a baseball game, and dealt with the heartache that is sports. Andrew dealt with some inward criticism/comparison... Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware…
 
We planned on a much longer show today, but our livestream audience of dozens somehow crashed face-book, and in the middle of our broadcast, the world changed (until it gets fixed anyway.) We talked about tak-ing care of other “doodies” as assigned, truthful preaching through difficult texts (AKA Esther’s real rise to power) and making some memorie…
 
After a few weeks of covid induced silence, we're back! We're talking all about Sundays that don't go as planned, awful outcomes of interview processes, and calling an au-dible for an entire month. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Search…
 
Justin takes you through his ministry's own strategy and playbook for their youth ministry. It’s important to write things down, think through, and define the wins, the whys, the whats, and the hows so you can keep focused on what is most important. SPONSORS: DYM’s Program Like A Pro https://offers.downloadyouthministry.com/en/youth-group-programmi…
 
YOU GUYS, WE’RE NOMINATED FOR AN AWARD! THE CREATIVE LOAFING (it's a local magazine) BEST PODCAST IN TAMPA BAY! VOTE HERE https://vote.cltampa.com/entertainment/best-podcast We are diving in to the difference between preaching, teaching, and speaking. Fantasy Football season is here, and we're both planning on dominating parishioners. Did anyone le…
 
YOU GUYS, WE’RE NOMINATED FOR AN AWARD! THE CREATIVE LOAFING (it's a local magazine) BEST PODCAST IN TAMPA BAY! VOTE HERE https://vote.cltampa.com/entertainment/best-podcast We're talking about being neighborly, changing plans, and deal-ing with crowds. We're also both in a brand new life stage! Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https:…
 
Justin talks about how to build community amongst your leaders. This is something that we tend to think just happens but it really takes some intentionality to do it and do it well. Something happens when your leaders actually like to be around each other and Justin talks about how they do it in their ministry. SPONSORS: DYM’s Program Like A Pro ht…
 
Justin and Josh Griffin talk about all things programming and the new course that is coming out for free on downloadyouthministry.com. Head there now to sign up to receive this free 6 session + bonus sessions on how to program like a pro. Josh’s links: Josh’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/joshuagriffin/ Mariners JH IG:https://www.instagram.com/mari…
 
It's exhausting watching sports 24/7 for an entire fortnight, but somehow we're managing. We're talking hit sermons, and what goes into prep for them, how to engage visitors, and our fateful trip to the trampoline arena. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinis…
 
We're starting to miss youth ministry, all these summer camp pics got us in the feels. Andrew had a side gig disas-ter on Wednesday and almost had tech gaff on Sunday. We're talking the invisible power structures in churches, and saying no. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Site…
 
We're back in action after a few thousand miles of driving, different approaches to the 4th and a funeral. We're talking vacation scheduling, church marketing whoopsies, and moving to one service. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Search-…
 
Tim did all the things. He filled in as the youth pastor, drummer, and covered for the guest preacher who sucouldn’t guest preach. Andrew did all the things. He did an out of town wedding Saturday, preached Sun-day, and wrote another sermon and recorded it… The morning after. They are both very tired. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: …
 
Yesterday was Father's Day, and today we're talking about spoiling dads and breaking up with para-church ministries. Tim is back in youth ministry for one night only. And we're asking if you should maybe, possibly, move to one service for the summer. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.…
 
Tim got blindsided with a harsh sermon critique, Andrew did a funeral for a church family. We're talking about how to incorporate newbies into home groups, and best practices for preaching after a vacation. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/defau…
 
We're talking the beginning of summer; sermon schedules, office hours, and all the other changes sermons bring, the return of hospital visits, saying goodbye to longtime mem-bers, and what happens when an elder forget where he is. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-Download…
 
Tim is back with his harrowing tale of sickness, struggle, and survival. We're debating 4th of July programming, and discussing preaching after an extended absence. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Search-Show?q=andrew+larsen&search-butt…
 
Cat's out of the bag. Tim has been out with COVID. Dylan is dealing with stuff that can't be talked about, Andrew kicked off a new sermon series, and we talk best practices for landing a ministry job. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Sea…
 
Justin literally walks through the process has done with his youth team and now the kid's team at Sandals church to begin to assess and evaluate where the ministry stands now so you can move forward in making it more effective for the future. He walks through 4 areas with a bunch of different questions for each area to walk through with people you …
 
Timmy is still out sick, but Dylan has stepped in in more ways than one this week. We're recapping the two week sermon series he preached, talking mother's day, calendar prep, and how to vacation well. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Se…
 
Tim is out sick today, but fortunately, our friend Jeff Simp-son is in town, and he is in the Timmy seat this morning. We're talking church on vacation, Mother's Day sermons, and dealing with online hate. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry- Site/defaul…
 
We get to sit down with Joseph Kellogg, a youth ministry veteran, to talk about the 4 C’s that he and his teams are focusing on right now in regards to youth ministry as things are picking back up since the country shut down. Super practical. Super powerful. HYM https://www.hymconference.com HYM Instagram @hymconference YouthPastor.co https://youth…
 
Our buddy Frank Gil is with us today! We’re diving in to what happens when nature interrupts worship, rehearsing vs preparing, our ministry frat parties, and launching a new series. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Search-Show?q=andrew+l…
 
Justin and Matthew are talking about one of their favorite subjects… service programming. They discuss what are some of the things they are looking for in a smooth and excellent service. They walk through questions we as leaders should be asking of our services to make them better. Take a look at our new first time sponsor of The Youth Cartel! SPON…
 
We're looking back to Easter, and wondering where eve-ryone from Easter went yesterday. Mic strategies, losing good people, and getting back to normal. Check out our resources in the DYM store here: https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-DownloadYouthMinistry-Site/default/Search-Show?q=andrew+larsen&search-button=&lang=defa…
 
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