How to Manage Your Goals

I was buried in a huge writing project.

I put everything else in my life on hold. All my other goals went off the rails. I was sleeping too little, eating the wrong things, never exercising and spending very little time with my family. When I wasn’t working on my project, I was lost in thought still thinking about it. –Not a healthy way to live….
Now, there are too many important things I have to work at to let this happen again. Here’s what I am learning to do.

5 Ways to Achieve Almost Nothing in Youth Ministry

It’s possible to get next to no return for your hard work.

You can spin your wheels and burn through a week with nothing to show for it. I have managed to do it myself and I’m not proud of it. But I know that I’m not alone. I once had an intern spend 3 days on the youth calendar. I don’t even know how that is possible! What I’m learning that despite “working hard,” it’s possible to get no results. Here’s how.

11 Strategic Steps to Build a Thriving Youth Ministry

Strategic thinking gets results.

You may have a vision or a dream for your group but can you see the steps to get there?

If you’re watching numbers tank and things aren’t working out the way you hoped, there may be a hole in your strategy. Here are strategic steps to build a thriving youth ministry.

The One Thing and Your Youth Ministry

I just read a very interesting book.

Even though it is not specifically about Youth Ministry I do think it would be a huge benefit to you.  In fact I think you should click here and buy it as soon as possible.  It is not a difficult or long read, but it is worth it.

It is called The One Thing.  When you open up the book, the first thing you will read is this Russian proverb;

“If you chase two rabbits you will not catch either one

This is really the message of the book.  The authors argue that if you want to have extraordinary results then you must focus. Here’s what you need to focus on…