Balance in Ministry with Bethany Needham: Episode 016 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

May 5, 2017

In episode 16 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Bethany Needham, who currently serves as the Director of Student Ministries at Chapel of the Cross in Westborough, MA. On top of her local church ministry, Bethany also a mom, leads a conference for teen girls, speaks at events, and she just started her own podcast. As you can guess, she has a lot on her plate. She takes some time to discuss how she balances it all, and how you can do so too.  

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Check out Bethany's podcast: http://heygirlpodcast.com  

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Ministry for the Long-Haul with Brett Eddy: Episode 015 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

April 5, 2017

In episode 15 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Brett Eddy, who serves as the Pastor of Student Ministries at Port City Community Church in Wilmington, NC. While youth ministry wasn't Brett's first choice as a career, it was obvious God had it in mind all along. He has served at his current church for 16 years and on staff for 14 years. One of the things he speaks about is how to stay in it for the long-haul, even through difficulties, and the benefits of remaining and blooming where God has planted you.  

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Ministry in Context with Justin Curl: Episode 014 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

March 5, 2017

In episode 14 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Justin Curl, who is currently the Youth Pastor at Twin Oaks Christian Church in Woodhaven, MI. After some rough patches, God grabbed his heart near the end of high school in Oklahoma. Eventually, God also led him to pursue youth ministry in the Detroit area. Justin talks about his journey, his current ministry, and how to do ministry in whatever context God places you.  

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Leading Student and Children’s Ministries with Allison Williams: Episode 013 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

February 5, 2017

In episode 13 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Allison Williams, who serves as the Youth Minister at Reddington Christian Church in Seymour, IN. Not only does she lead the student ministry, but she is also over the children's ministry. Listen in as she talks about how to balance the two ministries, lead through volunteers, and how to stay organized as you wear many hats in ministry.  

Follow Allison on Twitter: @allisoneliza  

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Parachurch Ministry with Jeremy Zach: Episode 012 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

January 5, 2017

In episode 12, Steve interviews Jeremy Zach. Jeremy served as a local church youth pastor but has since transitioned into parachurch ministry and works as an "Orange Specialist" for the ReThink Group (XP3 Curriculum). Join in the conversation as Jeremy talks about the transition from his plans to God's plans and then from traditional youth ministry to what he does now.  

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Relational Ministry with Travis Welch: Episode 011 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

December 5, 2016

In episode 11 of The Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Travis Welch, the Next Generations Pastor at Yakima Evangelical Church. Originally hailing from Michigan, he's now doing ministry with students, kids, and families in Yakima, Washington. Travis is a strong believer in relational ministry. Not only does he have some great tips on how to build those relationships, but he also shares some great ideas on how to build up the next generation of leaders within your student ministry.   

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Intergenerational Ministry with Eric Holmstrom and Adrian Pichay: Episode 010 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

November 5, 2016

In episode 10 of the Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Eric Holmstrom and Adrian Pichay from Purpose Church in Pomona, CA. Eric is the Student Ministries Pastor and leads the high school ministry, while Adrian is the Junior High Pastor and also leads creative teams. We chat about how they work together as a team in student ministry, and we also unpack how they do intergenerational ministry at their church with their Spiritual Grandparents and Generations ministries.  

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Sports and Ministry with Ray Hausler: Episode 009 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

October 5, 2016

In episode 9 of the Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Ray Hausler, the youth minister at Cincinnati Christian Church in Bloomfield, IN. Ray isn't only a youth minister, but he spends a lot of his time pouring into teenagers as the local cross country coach. With all the competition between church and sports, I hope this interview not only encourages you but challenges you.

 
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Millennial Ministry with Geoff Kullman: Episode 008 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

September 5, 2016

In episode 8 of the Student Ministry Podcast, Steve interviews Geoff Kullman, the the Associate Pastor at Open Door Church in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. Geoff not only spent a number of years in the nonprofit world before entering the ministry, he is also the director of Millennial Ministry, an organization that helps churches do a better job of reaching the Millennial generation. You will be blessed by the wisdom he shares in this interview.  

 
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Cross-Cultural Ministry with Steve Coddington: Episode 007 (The Student Ministry Podcast)

August 5, 2016

In episode 7, Steve interviews Steve Coddington, the youth director at Christian Gospel Church in Worcester, MA. He's been in student ministry for about 17 years, and has worked in various capacities. Today, he joins us to chat about what his ministry looks like at his current church and share some wisdom he has picked up along the way including furthering your education, connecting with other youth workers, and finding a good tax person!  

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