The size of a youth ministry and congregation can change many aspects of programing and caring for the faith lives of teens. Pastor Leon Jameson joins Mark and Julianna talk about how large youth ministry can be healthy youth ministry and how that might look different from other sizes. Find the LCMS Youth Ministry resource website at youthesource.com.
Bio: Pastor Leon Jameson is Associate Pastor of NextGen Ministries at Hales Corner Lutheran Church in Hales Corner, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee. Leon served as a Director of Christian Education in large congregations in Wisconsin and Missouri, working mainly with families and youth. While serving in Missouri he started at Concordia Seminary to become an ordained minister and has since completed his studies. Leon grew up on the Denver, CO area (a Bronco fan), is a proud graduate of Concordia University Nebraska where he met his wonderful wife, Gretchen. They live in Milwaukee area with their two wonderful daughters.
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.