Mission Field: USA — Diaspora Mission: Reaching the New Waves of Immigrants

The Rev. Dr. Matthew Buse explores how we engage in diaspora mission to reach the newly arrived.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – LCMS Youth Gathering – Update with LCEF and District Coordinators

Scott Guenther and Rehema Kavugha join Mark and Julianna to discuss how they support you in preparing for the 2022 Youth Gathering.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Context: Large Youth Ministry

Pastor Leon Jameson joins Mark and Julianna in talking about how large youth ministry might look different from others.

Mission Field: USA — A More Effective Narrative for Church Planting

Rev. Daniel Yang, Director of the Send Institute, explores a more effective narrative to explain the need for church planting.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Context: Small Youth Ministry

DCE Leah Abel joins Mark and Julianna in talking about the strengths and how God can work through small youth ministries.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – LCMS Youth Gathering – First Time Leaders

DCE Annie Anderson joins Mark and Julianna to share some of her insights for first time (and experienced) adult leaders! 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Context: Diversity

Mark and Julianna talk with Ashley Paavola about how youth ministry can thrive when a church brings together a diverse group of young people. 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – 2022 Gathering Registration

Krista Miller, LCMS Youth Gathering Registrar and Operations Manager joins Mark and Julianna to discuss registration for the upcoming Gathering.

Mission Field: USA — Using Church Software in a Church Plant

Mr. Peter Frank — Digital Product Owner at Concordia Publishing House, explores how to use digital tools to maximize ministry time.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Context – Urban

DCE Heidi Lewis joins Mark and Julianna to share some of the joys and concerns of doing ministry in an urban context.