Youth ministry wouldn’t be possible without dedicated adult leaders who care for young people in their congregation. Dr. Jacob Youmans joins Mark and Julianna to talk about encouraging and supporting youth leaders. Find the LCMS Youth Ministry resource website at youthesource.com, and find Connected for Life at cph.org/p-31891-Connected-for-Life-Essential-Guide-to-Youth-Ministry.aspx.
Bio: Dr. Jacob Youmans has served as a Youth and Family Minister in Hawaii and California, and in July 2009, he started as the Director of the DCE (Director of Christian Education) program at Concordia University Texas. Jake has led and served on mission teams to every continent except Antarctica, authored four books and has spoken to groups of students and adults all over the world. Most importantly, he’s married to Christy, a teacher, artist and musician, and has two princesses, Maile who’s 17 and Leilani who’s 16.
End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.