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Innocent youth pastor gunned down by police

TOCCOA, GA — A Georgia youth pastor was gunned down by police in his vehicle at a gas station during a botched sting over $50 worth of drugs. 836 more words

Why we DON'T baptize students at camp or retreats

One of my favorite things to do as a student pastor is to baptize a student who recently made a decision to follow Christ. (Honestly, it may be my FAVORITE thing to do.) There is just something special about a student going public with their faith and being bold enough to tell the world that they are going to follow Jesus. 1,047 more words

What They Don't Teach You In Bible School

Here I was, a new Youth Director at Village Bible Church, dressed in a suit on my hands and knees cleaning a spill from one of our middle school students. 908 more words

Christian Life

5 Things Great Student Pastors Choose to Believe

About 13 years ago, I entered into my first youth ministry class at Lincoln Christian College (now University). I learned a lot about student ministry both in the classroom and in practice. 195 more words

Steve Cullum

Reflecting on 7 years of Youth Ministry

A recent Facebook post caused me to reflect on my time in youth ministry.

  1. Youth Ministry is tough.

It is exhausting work. It is work that, by most, is done with an enormous amount of passion and dedication. 1,500 more words


His Presence is >

My morning SOAP…Story of the lame man at Bethesda.

S – scripture

When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” “Sir,” the invalid replied, “I have no one to help me into the pool when the water is stirred. 218 more words

Youth Ministry

Learning From Saints: The Beauty Of Christian Biographies

I’m going to ask you to do something difficult:

I want you to set down the theology book for a moment. I want you to set aside Grudem, Stott, and yes, even Piper. 761 more words