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Episode 34 – MTD Time Capsule: 23 Years. 23 Movies.

Episode 34 – MTD Time Capsule: 23 Years. 23 Movies.

Listen to “34: MTD Time Capsule: 23 Years/23 Movies” on Spreaker. Welcome to a different type of episode. In Time Capsule Epsiodes, I’m going to either go back to a specific year and share experiences, or pick out a highlight from every year since I’ve started, then give you my top 3-5 of each of …

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23 Years/23 Movies

23 Years/23 Movies

Every once in a while, I’m going to do an episode on the podcast called a “Time Capsule”. In my first installment, I went back to every year since I started youth ministry and picked a favorite movie (I know deeply spiritual and very practical to youth ministry). ’96 Happy Gilmore ’97 Good Will Hunting …

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Episode 33 – Meet the Makers of Deadcat (Youth Ministry and Games)

Episode 33 – Meet the Makers of Deadcat (Youth Ministry and Games)

Listen to “33: Meet the Makers of Deadcat (Youth Ministry & Games)” on Spreaker. Brock O’Dell and John Michael Lindsay both serve on the Junior High Staff of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY. If you are familiar with the Download Youth Ministry World, they have created some of the best games DYM has to …

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Episode 32 – I’m a Youth Ministry Grandpa

Episode 32 – I’m a Youth Ministry Grandpa

Listen to “32: I’m a Youth Ministry Grandpa” on Spreaker. Meet the replacement of my replacement. Sam Olson is the High School Pastor at my church. He is the 5th person on staff to lead our High School Ministry, and all 5 people are still on staff at our church in different roles. We talk …

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Episode 31 – Marathon Goals, Vision and Planning

Episode 31 – Marathon Goals, Vision and Planning

Listen to “31: Marathon Goals, Visions & Plans in Youth Ministry” on Spreaker. It’s just me in your ear holes. Some recommendations, a powerful story of a former student breaking the silence on an important ministry topic, and a principle that has been key to help me think longevity inside youth ministry. Mentioned in the …

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Episode 30 – What We Do With Relationships, Dating, and Sex Series

Episode 30 – What We Do With Relationships, Dating, and Sex Series

Listen to “30: What We Do With Relationship, Dating & Sex Series” on Spreaker. INFO COMMENTS ReligionI’ve talked about sex and dating with students a lot over the years. However, in 2016, I did a deeper evaluation on the why, who, what, when, and how of covering these topics inside our ministry. I share what …

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Episode 29: Looking Back & Looking Ahead

Episode 29: Looking Back & Looking Ahead

Listen to “29: Looking Back & Looking Ahead” on Spreaker. At the beginning of 2018, I set a goal to realease 30 episodes of this podcast, and on this last Thursday of 2018 this is my 30th episode* #goalz Mentioned in the show: – Youth Pastor Diet: http://youthpastordiet.com Starts January 1. Get healthy (and maybe win some …

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Episode 28 – Meet the Sherpas

Episode 28 – Meet the Sherpas

Listen to “28: Meet the Sherpas” on Spreaker. It’s the first Podcast crossover for My Third Decade as I sit down with the Youth Ministry Sherpas to discuss why we do what we do and what we are learning this year. Between the three of us there are 54 years of youth ministry at three …

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Episode 27 – Meet a Youth Ministry Teenager

Episode 27 – Meet a Youth Ministry Teenager

Listen to “27: Meet A Youth Ministry Teenager” on Spreaker. Dan Hamrick has been at the same church for 13 years (making him a Youth Ministry teenager, get it?) We sat down together and talked through his story, lessons learned along the way, and things you can learn from it. Grab something to take notes… …

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Episode 26 – Live from NYWC: Making the Most of the Convention

Episode 26 – Live from NYWC: Making the Most of the Convention

Listen to “26: Making the Most of the Convention & #NYWC18 Crowd Questions” on Spreaker. You should go to a youth worker conference/convention. If you do, here are my thoughts and tips on how to make the most of the convention. This episode was recorded live at National Youth Workers Convention (NYWC) 2018 in St. …

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