Counting heads – Things youth pastors do (part 1)

Youth pastors tend to be creative counters of people. I have a friend who is a youth pastor of twenty plus years experience. He once told me that he counts the attendance, adds five and then rounds up to the nearest ten. For example if 31 young people turn up he tells the senior pastor 50 young people were…

What does their home look like?

In all my years of youth work, youth ministry and pastoring, so much of my online feeds have been filled with Christians talking about what a family “should” look like and never do we ask what do our youth’s families actually look like.