It’s no secret that ministry leadership can be lonely. So how do you enter into a mentoring relationship with someone you can trust? Here are 5 things I've learned along the way.
Annika is the current Director of Youth Ministry at Pleasant Street CRC in Whitinsville, MA. She has a Marriage and Family Therapy masters degree from Fuller Seminary, and is a proud graduate from Calvin College (B.S. in Recreation: Youth Leadership and Psychology, Youth Ministry minor). She enjoys hiking, coaching, and will never pass up the oppertunity to go white water rafting or dangle from a ropes course.
With the stage set for a great weekend, I felt my heart drop when I got my last phone call of the night from Josh – they had arrived, but Jarett was having an anxiety attack.
For Jarett, the thought of going to a church camp that was hours away from his family and those who fully understood his anxiety, was terrifying. Nonetheless, this year would be different.
Is social media helpful or hurtful to our teens? How can we claim the square inch that IS social media to be glorifying to God in our own lives, and in our ministries?