This MY STORY post is a guest post from YM360 contributor Richard Parker.  To read the remainder of the post, visity YM360 at: http://youthministry360.com/training/stress-depression-and-anxiety-in-the-life-of-the-youth-worker/. Experts say that the most stressful work environment is one in which the worker has low control over his/her situation (in other words, a lot of bosses to answer to),... Read More »
MY STORY is where our Student Ministry partners have a chance to share their own journey in ministry, what they see happening, and general thoughts on student ministry as a whole.  If you would like to offer a guest post of your own, just email Jacob Eckeberger at jacob@motcloth.com and we’ll connect!   During my... Read More »
I ran across this post from Jeremy and begged him if I could repost it.  Such great stuff.  For more of his great content, follow him at http://reyouthpastor.com and on Twitter @jeremyzach.   (Rear view photo  All rights reserved by NRG Photos) Reflection about past youth ministries is an invaluable exercise, especially when you include... Read More »
(This is a guest post from our good friends at YM360.com.  Check them out!) I was sitting at a senior graduation dinner and one thought continued to run through my head: “Three to twenty six!” Even I didn’t believe this was possible. And I had dreamed big. Just two years ago there was only... Read More »
How are you going to relate to your students when you get old(er)?  It was an innocent question asked by my wife, but it rocked me.  Being a youth pastor in a church where the average age is 31 can be tough especially when you add the fact that is also the area of... Read More »
Why We do Missions The understanding that “we are called” and “we are sent” is at the foundation of our faith. The scriptures are full of stories of persons who responded to a call and were sent on mission for God. Abraham and Sarah, our parents in the faith, met God in the desert... Read More »
MY STORY is where our Student Ministry partners have a chance to share their own journey in ministry, what they see happening, and general thoughts on student ministry as a whole.  If you would like to offer a guest post of your own, just email Jacob Eckeberger at jacob@motcloth.com and we’ll connect! Growing up in... Read More »
We are kicking off a new part of the MOTC Blog today called “My Story“.  MOTC has the pleasure of working with churches of all sizes and from all denominations.  The goal of “My Story” is to allow opportunities for our Student Ministers to connect with one another.  This is a chance to share your own... Read More »