LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Building Community One Youth at a Time

DCE Mark Cook joins Mark and Julianna to discuss his chapter on building Christian community in youth ministry one teen at a time.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Developing a Support System (Connected for Life)

Dr. Deb Arfsten returns to talk with Mark and Julianna about the importance of developing a support system for youth ministry in your congregation. 

Mission Field: USA — Developing a Strong Church Planting Core Team

Rev. Jim Woelmer explores strategies and advice to build a core team to launch various aspects of ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Community Youth Ministry

Mark and Julianna talk with Rev. Derek Broten about how to reach out with the Gospel in Community Focused Youth Ministry. 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Introducing YouthLead

Mark and Julianna are joined by Joanna Shaw and Ally Graves to introduce YouthLead.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Strategic Planning for Youth Ministry

Dr. Mark Blanke joins Mark and Julianna to talk about the importance of strategic planning for youth ministry.

Mission Field: USA — Co-vocational Church Planters: Necessary Evil or Preferred Strategy?

Rev. Todd Kollbaum, Director of Rural and Small Town Mission, explores the challenges and benefits of a church planter holding a job in addition to planting a church.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Getting Volunteers Involved in Ministry

DCE and classroom instructor Darius “Bo” Chapman joins Mark and Julianna to provide insight and wisdom from his experience of working alongside and learning from volunteers in ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Teaching the Faith in Youth Ministry

Vicar and DCE Brandon Metcalf joins Mark and Julianna to talk about how our teaching tactics and focus can help us better share the Gospel and help form disciples for life.  

Mission Field: USA — Leadership in Times of Crisis Release

Rev. David Fleming, Executive Director for Spiritual Care at DOXOLOGY, explores biblically-based principles to address and even leverage times of crisis and change for good.