Youth Ministry Booster Podcast

Youth Ministry Booster Podcast

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Welcome to the Youth Ministry Booster podcast. The most honest podcast in student ministry. Hosted by Zac Workun, Chad Higgins, and Kristen Lascola Enjoy weekly episodes as the team asks the toughest questions related to student ministry and youth past…


196: Why Your Senior Pastor Is Important For Youth Ministry
Jan 15 • 41 min
Senior Pastor Youth Pastor bettering relationships for the well being of youth ministry
195: When Youth Ministry Talks Too Much, The Importance Of Silence
Jan 15 • 29 min
Our youth ministry times are too noisy to hear what silence can do for their pastors and students
194: How To Care For Hurting Students: Trauma Informed Youth Ministry: Dwight Johnson
Dec 5, 2019 • 38 min
How to care for hurting students in your youth ministry, an interview with Dwight Johnson from Preston Taylor Ministries
193: 4 Years Of Youth Ministry Podcasting & Counting
Nov 18, 2019 • 29 min
Youth ministry podcast turns 4 years old and the episodes keep counting!
192: TikTok Youth Ministry Talk with Brady Shearer from Pro Church Tools
Nov 14, 2019 • 52 min
Youth Ministry talk about TikTok with Brady Shearer from Pro Church Tools. Social needs to be more social again.
191: How Facebook Creates Unnecessary Worry For Youth Ministers
Nov 11, 2019 • 31 min
Youth Ministry is stressful for student pastors and it requires better self-care than Facebook group comments can offer.
190: Successful Change Management In Youth Ministry
Nov 7, 2019 • 37 min
When is it time to “make a change?” What does it mean to “make change” in your youth ministry?If leadership for youth ministry is important then a measure of change is always necessary.Hear from Kristen Lascola and Zac Workun as the discuss what it mean…
189: Connect Students From School Campuses To Student Ministry: Matt Swifty Perry
Oct 31, 2019 • 46 min
Learn how to connect students at schools with your church youth ministry from a leading expert
188: Youth Ministry Booster Is Excited To Expand And This Is Good News For Youth Ministry
Oct 30, 2019 • 27 min
Youth Ministry Booster Has Been Acquired By Lifeway Students To Expand Our Training, Resourcing, and Coaching Of Youth Ministers
187: Mark Matlock Faith For Exiles And Hope For Youth Ministry In A Digital Babylon
Oct 15, 2019 • 53 min
Mark Matlock talks about Faith For Exiles the legacy of resource based youth ministry and the hope for the future of student ministry
186: NYWC19 YS Giveaway Winners Revealed and How We Get More Adult Volunteers Connected To Students In Our Youth Ministry
Oct 11, 2019 • 23 min
How do we create connection opportunities for adults to connect with the students of our youth ministry?
185: Reaching Students Just Outside Your Door For Your Youth Ministry
Oct 3, 2019 • 32 min
Reaching students just outside the doors of your youth ministry
184: When Should Students Lead Worship For Youth Ministry
Sep 24, 2019 • 20 min
Youth leading during weekly worship services when is it right, and when is it not right?
183: Context Is King In Youth Ministry, Learn to love your where!
Sep 4, 2019 • 23 min
Will Cumby and Zac Workun talk about the importance of knowing and loving your context and community in youth ministry
182: Andy Root 2 What Does It Mean To Youth Pastor In A Secular Age?
Jun 6, 2019 • 55 min
Andy Roots talks about the role and identity of a pastor in this secular age for youth ministry leaders
181: Focus To Get Your Goals Accomplished In Youth Ministry
May 23, 2019 • 28 min
How to set and get goals done in youth ministry? Focus, planning, and patience are the way forward for student ministry leaders.
180: Matt Overton; Mentorship, Youth Ministry, And The New Marketplace of Innovation
May 15, 2019 • 44 min
Matt Overton has a big idea for youth ministry, mentorship, and the new marketplace of work and ideas.
179: Philip Nation; Disciple Making Disciplines For Gospel Centered Student Ministry
May 8, 2019 • 47 min
How do you make disciples in youth ministry? Dr. Philip Nation has insight for leading gospel centered youth ministries
178: Daniel IM; Valuing Vision For Leading Youth Ministry
May 3, 2019 • 43 min
Daniel IM talks about the vision, strategy, and values it takes to run a successful youth ministry
177: Take Care Of Your Self Youth Minister. Successful Alignment Starts With Ministry Self-Care
May 1, 2019 • 17 min
Will Cumby and Zac Workun want youth ministers to stay encouraged about taking care of themselves for longevity in church leadership
176: How To Make This Easter Really Special In Youth Ministry
Apr 18, 2019 • 32 min
Easter is almost here and that means Youth Ministry Pastors and leaders need a plan for connecting and follow up
175: Youth Ministry Booster Sherpas Crossover and The Origin of Community Care For Youth Ministry
Apr 10, 2019 • 68 min
The originas of Youth Ministry Booster and the crossover audio with two youth ministry veterans at Youth Ministry Sherpas
174: Why Is Alignment So Important For Youth Ministry Success?
Apr 3, 2019 • 32 min
The importance of team alignment in leading effective youth ministry teams.
173: Mike King YouthFront Camps CEO Youth Ministry’s Life Work
Mar 28, 2019 • 34 min
An interview with youth ministry mystic and mythic legend Mike King CEO YouthFront Camps
171: Ben Trueblood 2: What Is Ministry After Youth Ministry?
Feb 27, 2019 • 36 min
Ben Trueblood of Lifeway Students shares the research findings for students who graduate from youth ministry and head off to college.
170: Heather Lea Kenison “How Is Your Soul Youth Ministry?”
Jan 30, 2019 • 35 min
Youth Ministry Networker Heather Lea Kenison Asks How Is Your Soul Youth Pastor?
169: Dan Istvanik: Stop Preaching, Start Teaching In Youth Ministry
Jan 23, 2019 • 43 min
Dan Istvanik shares the vocational struggles, network stories, and prayerful faithfulness of God in youth ministry
168: Who Are The People You Talk Honestly With In Youth Ministry?
Nov 14, 2018 • 48 min
A most honest conversation about leading youth ministry with honesty and what it takes to grow as a healthy and honest pastor leader
167: Do What You Have Been Called To Do Youth Ministry Leader! #WomenInYM
Nov 12, 2018 • 32 min
Kristen Lascola has truth to share about calling in youth ministry, leadership in the church, #womenInYM and Ruth Haley Barton
166: Anne Wilson “Brokenness is our most abundant youth ministry resource” #WomenInYM
Nov 1, 2018 • 23 min
Anne Wilson shares her story of youth ministry there and back again
165: Amy-Jo Giradier “Longevity In Youth Ministry Means Recommitting” #WomenInYM
Oct 31, 2018 • 22 min
Amy-Jo Giradier shares how her 17 years of youth ministry experience at Brentwood Baptist Church have carried her further in youth ministry.
164: Jaclyn Miles “Youth Ministry Is Parent Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 29, 2018 • 31 min
Jaclyn Smiles Miles shares warm, bright, and much needed wisdom for youth ministry leaders struggling with families and students who aren’t showing up
163: Caitlyn Smelser “When Your Mom Questions Your Call To Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 26, 2018 • 15 min
How do you know you are truly called to be a youth minister? What do you say when people doubt your call to youth ministry?
162: Renae Pemberton “Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself In Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 25, 2018 • 13 min
Youth Ministry pastors who are introverts unite and know that Renae Pemberton understands! Don’t be so hard on yourself youth pastors!
161: Mary Margaret West Lifeway Students “Changes For Girls Ministry In Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 24, 2018 • 30 min
Mary Margaret West talks about the changing focus of girls ministry for youth pastors and student ministry
160: Stephanie Collins “Accidentally In Love With Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 23, 2018 • 15 min
Stephanie Collins was called and equipped for ministry, she just didn’t know she was about to fall in love with youth ministry.
159: Amber Gaddis “Trust The Talent Of Your Youth Ministry Volunteer Team” #WomenInYM
Oct 18, 2018 • 15 min
Amber Gaddis shares her humor and insight about middle school ministry, volunteer teams, and leading well in youth ministry.
158: Natalie Frisk “Are You Wired For Youth Ministry?”#WomenInYM
Oct 17, 2018 • 19 min
Natalie Frisk of The Meeting House Canada shares her following into the trajectory towards ministry that God had set.
157 : Angela Amerine “The Best Thing You Can Do In Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 16, 2018 • 19 min
Angela Amerine reminds youth pastors of the best thing(s) they should be doing in youth ministry
156: Chelsea Peddecord “Don’t Be Arrogant In Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 15, 2018 • 17 min
Chelsea Peddecord shares the honest truth about leading with humility and the need for constantly learning and networking in youth ministry
155: Arielle Williford “Stop trying to fit the youth ministry mold” #WomenInYM
Oct 12, 2018 • 20 min
Fellow youth minister and podcaster Arielle Williford shares her story of growing up and into youth ministry in a rural setting
154: Cheryl Johnson “Youth Ministry Is Not Your Identity” #WomenInYM
Oct 11, 2018 • 17 min
Cheryl Johnson shares her take on youth ministry in Canada, tigers, and the real meaning of identity in Christ
153: Irene Cho “Get Pruney In God’s Freedom Through Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 10, 2018 • 33 min
Irene M Cho Of Fuller Youth Seminary and Urban Youth Resources shares her calling, work, and vision for youth ministry
152: Emily Acton “Greatest Gladness & Deepest Hunger In Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 9, 2018 • 20 min
Emily Acton shares her calling into youth ministry and her work in PR with Stuff You Can USe
151: Becky Gilbert “Guard Your Day Off” #WomenInYM
Oct 8, 2018 • 18 min
Becky Gilbert shares her calling to youth ministry at a lock in that would forever change her life
150: Karli Loving “God calls youth to youth ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 4, 2018 • 15 min
Karli Loving shares her calling and learnings in the first few years of youth ministry
149: Jen Bradbury “Slow Down Enough To Listen In Youth Ministry” #WomenInYM
Oct 3, 2018 • 29 min
Author and Youth Minister Jen Bradbury shares her successes and failures in youth ministry
148: Mikiala Tennie “Youth Ministry Is For Introverts Too” #WomenInYM
Oct 2, 2018 • 18 min
Mikiala Tennie shares her youth ministry call and amazing journey to be “an effective introvert”
147: Ana Maciel “You Need A Network” #WomenInYM
Oct 1, 2018 • 23 min
Ana Maciel shares her youth ministry call story and the importance of finding a youth minister network
146: Paul Turner Good Youth Ministry Starts With Good Youth Pastors
Sep 25, 2018 • 34 min
Paul Turner shares 30 years of youth ministry wisdom in 30 minutes
145: Youth Room Remodel: Make The Most Of Your Student Ministry Space
Sep 20, 2018 • 30 min
How to make the most of your youth ministry space for room remodel!
144: William Cumby Youth Minister Trainer Speaker Writer Fountain of Praise Houston Texas
Sep 13, 2018 • 30 min
William Cumby talks youth ministry and leadership for your community and city
143: Not At These Movies: Sermon Series That Intentionally Stink For Youth Ministry
Aug 29, 2018 • 29 min
Not @ The Movies Contest Winner And Bad Cultural Sermon Series Movies For Youth Ministy
142: Jeremy Gilmore Trauma Suffering and Chaplaincy For Youth Ministry
Aug 23, 2018 • 39 min
Jeremy Gilmore talks about trauma, suffering, and leading well in youth ministry
141: What’s Your Sermon Prep Like For Youth Ministry?
Aug 16, 2018 • 46 min
Preparing Sermons For Youth Ministry Talks Series
140: The Importance of Youth Ministry Self-Care Soul-Care
Jul 30, 2018 • 31 min
Youth Ministry Health Is Determined By Youth Minister Health
139: Andy Harrison: Make Youth Ministry Summer Camp More Awesome
Jul 30, 2018 • 45 min
Make summer camp more awesome for youth ministry
138: How Do You Keep Youth Ministry Volunteers Motivated?
Jun 26, 2018 • 28 min
Motivate Your Youth Ministry Volunteers During Even The Busiest Summer Seasons!
137: What Have You Been Learning Recently About Youth Ministry?
May 24, 2018 • 24 min
How do you minister well when your heart has not been in youth ministry?
136: Why Do Falling Attendance Numbers Hurt So Bad In Youth Ministry?
May 22, 2018 • 47 min
Dropping Numbers Are Not The Indicator of Healthy Youth Ministry
135: Jumpstart Student Discipleship This Summer In 100 Days
May 9, 2018 • 40 min
Jumpstart Student Discipleship And Devotion This Summer In 100 Days
134: What numbers count in youth ministry? w/ Kenny Campbell
May 2, 2018 • 25 min
Youth ministry numbers which ones count? w/ Kenny Campbell
133: Summer Camp Is Memory Making For Youth Ministry with Matt McClure
Apr 26, 2018 • 43 min
An interview with Matt McClure about how exciting summer camp can be for youth ministry
132: Make Summer Camp Greater Again? For real though why Youth Ministry summer camp?
Apr 18, 2018 • 42 min
Summer camp is a necessary part of youth ministry, but is it the best part of your student ministry?
131: Youth Ministry Life After Easter with Becca Bibee
Apr 11, 2018 • 30 min
Youth Ministry seasons after Easter equals Summer with Becca Bibee
130: What do you do when a youth ministry student fails?
Apr 4, 2018 • 36 min
What does a student pastor do when a youth ministry student lets you down?
129: A Student Leadership Program That Works an interview with Paul Spittka Fellowship Bible Church Tulsa
Mar 28, 2018 • 39 min
Student leadership programs for youth ministry that work with Paul Spittka
128: You Are Invited To Innovate Youth Ministry
Mar 21, 2018 • 19 min
Youth Ministry is in need of innovation.
127: How Do I Max Student Leadership In My Youth Ministry?
Mar 14, 2018 • 34 min
Maximize Student Leadership In Your Youth Ministry
126: After 9 Interview of Karl Romeus Bayside Church Youth Ministry Communication For Pastoral Impact
Mar 7, 2018 • 40 min
Youth Ministry interview of Karl Romeus from Bayside Church about preaching, call and communication
125: Make Successful Changes In Youth Ministry: A Helpful Free Guide
Feb 28, 2018 • 29 min
A guide to navigating successful changes in youth ministry
124: How Honest Can A Youth Minister Be In Youth Ministry?
Feb 21, 2018 • 33 min
How honest can you share with your students in youth ministry?
123: Kevin DeShazo Using Social Media In Youth Ministry
Feb 14, 2018 • 42 min
Social media expert Kevin DeShazo of Fieldhouse Media shares insight for youth ministry
122: Giving Talks, Sermons, Communication That Kill In Youth Ministry
Feb 7, 2018 • 38 min
Delivering Talks And Sermons That Kill In Youth Ministry
121: Adam Mashni Willow Creek Jr. High Youth Ministry
Jan 31, 2018 • 35 min
After 9 Interview Of Adam Mashni Willow Creek Church Jr. High Youth Ministry
120: How Do I Deal With Upset Parents In Youth Ministry
Jan 24, 2018 • 36 min
How do youth pastors deal with upset parents in youth ministry?
119: After 9 Interview of Dr. Tim Elmore
Jan 17, 2018 • 41 min
The After 9 youth ministry interview of Growing Leaders founder Dr. Tim Elmore
118: 4 Things You Should Not Do In Youth Ministry in 2018
Jan 10, 2018 • 31 min
4 Things Growing And Healthy Youth Ministry Leaders Should Not Do in 2018
117: After 9 Interview of Brandon Holloway: How pins are wins for youth ministry!
Jan 3, 2018 • 44 min
Learn how collectible pins could change your youth ministry’s discipleship
116: Your Favorite Youth Ministry Episodes of 2017
Dec 27, 2017 • 34 min
The two most listened to youth ministry episodes of 2017
115: The Extreme Youth Ministry Podcast Show; A Comedic Take On Student Ministry Podcasts
Dec 20, 2017 • 36 min
Youth Ministry’s Most Extreme Show Ever!
114: Youth Ministry Roadmap Phase 5 Success
Dec 15, 2017 • 14 min
Youth Ministry Booster Roadmap Phase 5 Success
113: Youth Ministry Roadmap Phase 4 Scale
Dec 14, 2017 • 28 min
Youth Ministry Booster Roadmap Phase 4 Scale
112: Youth Ministry Roadmap Phase 3 Develop
Dec 13, 2017 • 28 min
Youth Ministry Booster Roadmap Phase 3 Develop
111: Youth Ministry Roadmap Phase 2 Build
Dec 12, 2017 • 24 min
Youth Ministry Needs A Roadmap Here Is Phase 2 Build
110: Youth Ministry Roadmap Phase 1 Discover
Dec 11, 2017 • 24 min
Youth Ministry Needs A Roadmap Here Is Phase 1 Discovery
109: Youth Ministry At The End of 2017
Dec 6, 2017 • 36 min
In the last episode of Youth Ministry After 9 the hosts talk about the end of 2017
108: The Bible Project: Jon Collins Tim Mackie Talk Youth Ministry
Nov 29, 2017 • 52 min
The Bible Project guys Tim and Jon hang out on After 9 and talk Bible, communication, and clarity
107: Live Supercast At NYWC with Youth Ministry Answers Elle And Kenny Campbell
Nov 21, 2017 • 43 min
Live Super Podcast From NYWC with Elle and Kenny Campbell Youth Ministry Answers SYCU
106: How Can I Support My Senior Pastor And Senior Leadership Well As A Youth Minister?
Nov 15, 2017 • 34 min
Leading Up, Youth Ministry Support Strategies for Senior Pastor and Senior Leadership
104: How Do I Minister To My Family Well As A Youth Minister?
Nov 1, 2017 • 36 min
Youth Ministry Starts At Home. Listen to learn how ministering to your family is a matter of priority.
103: Scott Pontier Youth And Young Adult Ministry
Oct 25, 2017 • 37 min
Interview of Scott Pontier Ministry Architect for Reimaging Young Adult Ministry
102: Peter Young Jesus Film Pastor To Missionaries
Oct 18, 2017 • 40 min
Interview of Peter Young Jesus Film International Recording Team Pastor
101: What Is The Most Important Youth Ministry Thing I Do Every Week?
Oct 11, 2017 • 34 min
What is the most important youth ministry thing you do each week? Teaching? Communication? Meetings?
100: What Are Good Youth Ministry Milestones?
Oct 5, 2017 • 50 min
Celebrate 100 episodes with After 9 as they talk about youth ministry milestones
99: Ninety Nine Free Things Every Youth Minister Needs To Have
Sep 27, 2017 • 45 min
99 free things and resources every youth minister should know
98: Greg Stier Dare 2 Share Youth Ministry Needs Evangelism
Sep 20, 2017 • 35 min
Youth Ministry Interview Of Greg Stier from Dare 2 Share
97: Am I Expecting Too Much From My Middle School Ministry Students?
Sep 13, 2017 • 34 min
In episode 97 Zac, Chad, & Kristen talk about appropriate expectations for middle school aged youth in your student ministry. Seriously, are we all off-base? Why is it so hard to communicate with middle students, are they not capable of deep thought…
96: Andrew Zirschky: Youth Ministry Professor: What Is Youth Ministry Beyond The Screen?
Sep 6, 2017 • 43 min
In this interview episode of After 9 Zac sits down with Professor Andrew Zirschky the Academic Director Center for Youth Ministry Training. Stories of near-death, new life, and dynamic ways to rethink youth ministry are all present in this thoughtful ep…
95: Brock Morgan What Is The Future of Youth Ministry In A Post Christian World?
Aug 30, 2017 • 41 min
In this interview episode of After 9 Zac chats with author, speaker, and minister Brock Morgan about how youth ministry has changed and what youth pastors today should be thinking about to prepare for student ministry in 10 years. There are some good st…
94: Stephen Ingram: What is Organic Student Ministry?
Aug 23, 2017 • 41 min
In episode 94 Zac interviews author, coach, creative, and youth minister Stephen Ingram about leadership and establishing organic systems in youth ministry that are sustainable enough to outlive a youth pastor. Hear the 20 years worth of wisdom and insi…
93: What’s The Most Important Thing I Can Do For My Youth Ministry This Week? Join A Mastermind Group
Aug 16, 2017 • 29 min
The most important thing you can do for your youth ministry is join a mastermind for you
92: Hunter Gillis Youth Minister CA: BP Church
Aug 9, 2017 • 45 min
In this interview episode Zac sits down with Hunter “Gatherer” Gillis of Calgary, AB to talk about youth ministry in Canada and what working with your spouse in ministry really looks like. Hunter has served as a volunteer small group leader, camp leader…
91: What Is Successful Youth Ministry?
Aug 2, 2017 • 35 min
You may have used different words to describe it, but we know that sometime this week you thought, “is this successful? am I successful?” In episode 91 of After 9 Zac and Chad have got your back as they deep dive on what the term success even means for …
90: Justin Wren: Fight For The Forgotten: Water4 Dig Deeper
Jul 26, 2017 • 47 min
In a special episode of After 9 Zac sits down with MMA fighter and missionary Justin Wren to talk about his work in the Congo and his fight to end the water crisis in Africa. Even though Justin is not a youth minister in the tradition sense his work wit…
89: Shark Week Special: Youth Ministry Megashow: Ben Trueblood Kenny Elle Campbell Ryan Baker Zac Hummer
Jul 19, 2017 • 42 min
In a very special and most ridiculous episode of After 9, Chad and Zac honor that most sacred of seasons, Shark Week. So this year we invited a bunch of our amazing youth ministry podcast friends to talk about sharks, answer shark trivia, and find out w…
88: What’s In It For Me In Youth Ministry?
Jul 12, 2017 • 37 min
In episode 88 Zac and Chad open up to the question of purpose that every youth worker and student pastor faces from time to time. In the busiest seasons of church ministry, we can feel like we give and give, and yet so what? Listen in for wisdom rel…
87: Summer Youth Ministry Camp Stories Remix
Jul 5, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode of After 9 we look back on some favorite camp stories and celebrate the cool things that are just around the corner! SHOW NOTES: Updates: GIVEAWAY! Visit after9.show/contest for free entries to win Andrew Root’s latest book, an a…
86: Joshua Hurley NewStory Church Youth Minister
Jun 28, 2017 • 31 min
In this interview episode Zac sits down with Joshua Hurley from NewStory Church Chicago and unfortunately only one of them has pizza. However, there is great insight here for anyone that felt called to youth ministry but struggled with whether or not th…
85: When I Feel Discouraged As A Youth Minister What Do I Do?
Jun 21, 2017 • 37 min
It’s episode 85 and the boys are back together. Chad has returned from medical leave and Zac has questions, while Chad has humor and stories. Enjoy this important reflection on what to do when discouragement hits you like a tidal wave, washing over… f…
84: Jason Taylor: Youth Pastor & Worship Leader FBC Joplin MO
Jun 14, 2017 • 35 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac interviews youth ministry veteran of 27+ years Jason Taylor. As both a student pastor and worship leader JT has a lot of insight for you. Jason has been a friend of the podcast for a long time and served in youth ministry …
83: Why Do I Need A Summer Vacation, I’m A Youth Minister?
Jun 7, 2017 • 40 min
In episode 83 After 9, Zac and Kristen outline the reasons you should take a vacation this summer. Yes you, a busy student minister, should find time for a vacation this summer. Youth pastors need a summer vacation too, but maybe that doesn’t mean Disne…
82: Jon Coombs: Blogger, Youth Pastor Rowville Baptist Church AU
May 31, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac interviews aussie blogger and youth pastor Jon Coombs. Hear the ministerial honesty from half a world away as one of Melbourne’s finest student pastors shares his heart about what it means to serve in youth ministry long t…
81: What Do High School Youth Ministry Students Want? w/ Harrison Engage Community Culture Podcast
May 24, 2017 • 29 min
In this special interview episode Zac sits down with high school student Harrison, of the Engage podcast, to talk about starting a podcast and what high school youth ministry students are looking for. It is fun, exciting, and yes engaging! Harrison is w…
80: What Do Middle School Ministry Students Need?
May 17, 2017 • 37 min
Middle school students, what do they want? what do they need? what even are they? In this special episode of After 9 Zac and Chad reach out and interview a few middle school students to help youth ministry leaders and youth pastors address what the want…
79: Johnathan Baldwin: Central Ministries Youth Pastor
May 10, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac interviews blogger, minister, and reluctant doctor Johnathan Baldwin. Leading up from the midwest in Fort Wayne, Indiana Johnathan is a prime example of God’s call for youth ministry being inescapable and wonderfully consu…
78: How Do You Feel About Senior Sunday? High School Graduates Not Senior Adults
May 3, 2017 • 37 min
In episode 78 of After 9, Zac and Chad share mixed feelings. It’s May, so Senior or Graduate Sunday season is upon us. How do you feel about it? Bitter, Sad, Frustrated, all three? Yeah, us too. It what may be the 3rd most technical Sunday of the year Z…
77: Kristen Lascola: North Coast Church
Apr 26, 2017 • 42 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac interviews blogger, speaker, and middle school minister extraordinaire Kristen Lascola. Listeners will love her story of falling into ministry time and time again. Lean in as she shares her struggles of moving from being a…
Episode 76: How Do I Recover From A Ministry Hangover? PostEaster Edition
Apr 19, 2017 • 41 min
In episode 76 of After 9, the guys are tired. Are you worn out from a busy Easter season? Are you feeling motivationless? Has the glow of post-Holy week worn off? Feel like you just can’t even? This episode addresses the growing apathy, office avers…
Episode 75: Ben Trueblood: Director of Lifeway Student Ministry
Apr 12, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac interviews Ben Trueblood director of Student Ministry for Lifeway. It’s a big job but somebody has got to do it. Listen in as your hear Ben share his heart for youth workers and student pastors, his own stories of success …
Episode 74: How Do I Handle Being Backstabbed In Youth Ministry?
Apr 5, 2017 • 44 min
In episode 74 of After 9, Zac and Chad open up about the ways in which relational wounds can inhibit our ministry and divert our direction. The feelings of betrayal, deceit, and hurt that can happen in church ministry are far too often the reality of ma…
Episode 73: Mike Keahbone: Pastor and Host Of The Devo
Mar 29, 2017 • 44 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac interviews Mike Keahbone youth pastor turned senior pastor and the host of an upcoming podcast, The Devo. Listeners will love Mike’s heartfelt spirituality and warm story-telling style. The relationship between a youth min…
Episode 72: How Do I Get More Money For My Youth Ministry?
Mar 22, 2017 • 39 min
In episode 72 of After 9, Zac and Chad debate the value of fundraising and give you a plan on how to get more budget money for your student ministry. Hear us on this one youth pastor; money, budgets, and fundraising are perennial questions in youth mi…
Episode 71: Ryan Baker: When You Gonna Be A Real Pastor?
Mar 15, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode of After 9 Chad interviews Ryan Baker from the amazing youth ministry podcast “When You Gonna Be A Real Pastor?” Ryan shares his wealth of 17 years of youth worker wisdom and reminds us that the best lessons for youth ministry are lea…
Episode 70: Can I Discipline The Students In My Youth Ministry?
Mar 8, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of After 9, Zac and Chad talk honestly about discipline and behavior issues in student ministry. As a youth pastor you are going to face youth and young people that don’t behave, but what can you do about it? What should you do about it?…
Episode 69: Zach Hummer: When You Gonna Be A Real Pastor? A Youth Ministry Podcast
Mar 1, 2017 • 45 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac chats with another Zach from another amazing youth ministry podcast. Zach Hummer is on the podcast this week answering the tough After 9 questions and sharing wisdom on starting out in ministry the hard way, the importance…
Episode 68: What Do Parents Want From Youth Ministry?
Feb 22, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode of After 9, Zac and Chad get real about what parents probably want and expect from their youth minister. Remember, there would be no student ministry or youth ministry without parents to birth, raise, share them. So here is some good ins…
Bonus: Get Inspired, Stay Encouraged Youth Ministry Friends!
Feb 17, 2017 • 5 min
The days are long and the weeks will tarry, never fear Chad and Zac and a few minutes left on the clock are here to encourage you and brighten your day. You are loved youth ministry friend and we are thankful for your hard work. Stay healthy, fi…
Episode 67: Seth Muse: Host of Seminary Of Hard Knocks Youth Ministry Podcast
Feb 15, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac chats with Seth Muse: youth pastor, ministry coach, blogger, and podcast host of Seminary of Hard Knocks. Listen in as the guys talk honestly about learning the ropes of youth ministry, finding growth in failure, and growi…
Episode 66: How Do I Stay Productive With My Time In Youth Ministry?
Feb 8, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode of After 9, Zac and Chad get honest about the importance of time management and staying productive in youth ministry. It is easy to stay busy, but difficult to keep the most important and significant work in front of us. Listen in as…
Episode 65: Rush Beam: UMC Youth Pastor & Artist
Feb 1, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac chats with Rush Beam North Carolina Youth Pastor, Artist, and fun guy. You will appreciate their wit and insight to youth ministry, leadership, navigating transitions, and remaining optimistic during painful seasons. F…
Episode 64: Is Social Media Even Worth It For Youth Ministry?
Jan 25, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of After 9, Zac and Chad banter about the climate of social media in 2017 and what changes you might need to bring about in your personal and ministerial social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat). Not only is there g…
Episode 63: Samantha Hanni: Author & Youth Worker
Jan 18, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode of After 9 Zac chats with Samantha Hanni (Mrs. Hanni) about youth ministry, volunteering, leading small groups, and youth ministry resource writing. Be encouraged and inspired by her thoughtfulness and keen reminders about the slow and…
Episode 62: How Do I Maximize My Youth Ministry Volunteers?
Jan 11, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode of After 9, Zac and Chad examine four helpful tips and heartfelt insights on getting more out of the most important people in your student ministry, your volunteers. It’s true youth ministry without volunteers would make youth pastors lo…
Episode 61: Andy Root: Professor Of Youth Ministry
Jan 4, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode, Zac sits down with Dr. Andrew Root of Luther Seminary. Author, professor, and true believer for youth ministry. This interview will affirm and inspire you with sincerity and theological depth. Dr. Root has written a dozen books on…
Episode 60: What’s New For Next Year For Us, For Youth Ministry?
Dec 28, 2016 • 40 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 60: What’s New For Next Year? In this very special episode of After 9, Zac and Chad turn the questions on each other and evaluate the year that was 2016 and what is to come in 2017. If you like the hosts and want to know what …
Episode 59: What Happens When You Remix?
Dec 21, 2016 • 52 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 59: What Happens When You Remix? Merry Christmas After 9 listeners! It has been an amazing year for After 9 and Zac and Chad wanted to gift you with some sonic improvements on two of our favorite stories. After 9 has gro…
Episode 58: Justin Knowles: Download Youth Ministry Blogger And Editor
Dec 14, 2016 • 31 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 58: Justin Knowles: Download Youth Ministry In this episode, Zac sits down with Justin Knowles of DYM and SoCal. Justin is constantly writing and thinking about leadership in youth ministry and his heartfelt answers over this …
Episode 57: How Do I Minister To My Family This Christmas?
Dec 7, 2016 • 34 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 57: How Do I Minister To My Family This Christmas? In this episode, Chad and Zac gut check about the importance of being the minister in your home. If we bring our best, our energy, and humor to our ministry role then sometime…
Episode 56: Jenna Bush: Youth Minister Woodlake UMC
Nov 30, 2016 • 43 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 56: Jenna Bush: Woodlake UMC In this episode, Zac sits down with Jenna Bush to ask all the After 9 questions. Listen in as Jenna shares stories of struggle, success, growth, and one of the most memorable moments of youth minis…
Episode 55: LIVE | How Do I Get The Most Out Of A Ministry Conference?
Nov 23, 2016 • 28 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 55: LIVE | How Do I Get The Most Out Of A Ministry Conference? This episode was recorded live in front of the conference audience at Oklahoma Youth Ministry Forum at Falls Creek, OK. Listen in as Zac and Chad talk the importan…
Episode 54: Josh Griffin: Download Youth Ministry Co-Founder
Nov 16, 2016 • 41 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 54: Josh Griffin: Download Youth Ministry In this episode, Zac sits down with Josh Griffin from DYM and asks all the After 9 questions. Where did Josh Griffin come from? What was a night that he almost quit youth ministry? And…
Episode 53: What’s My Ministry Plan For Next Year?
Nov 9, 2016 • 40 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 53: What’s My Ministry Plan For Next Year? In this episode, Chad and Zac strategize for 2017. It’s important to make plans, have the right plan, and know that the planning process starts today. If you have dates to set for the…
Episode 52: Frank Gil: Youth Pastor, Podcast Host Of Fifteen Minutes With Frank
Nov 2, 2016 • 32 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 52: Frank Gil In this episode, Zac sits down with Frank “PastorTank” Gil and asks all the After 9 questions. Listen in as Frank shares about youth ministry learnings, growing as a leader, trusting your staff, and becoming more…
Episode 51: How Do I Follow The Previous Youth Minister Well?
Oct 26, 2016 • 37 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 51: How Do I Follow The Previous Youth Minister Well? In this episode, Chad and Zac talk honestly about transitioning into a new church and what pitfalls and privileges come with that awesome responsibility. If you are in a ne…
Episode 50: Elle Campbell: Youth Ministry Answers Podcast Co-Host, Stuff You Can Use Co-Founder
Oct 19, 2016 • 35 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 50: Elle Campbell In this episode, Zac sits down with Elle Campbell (from Stuff You Can Use, YM Answers, and the Pharisees game) and asks her the honest questions of youth ministry. Calling, quitting, self-doubt, perfectionism…
Episode 49: Are These The Youth Ministry Wives of After 9?
Oct 12, 2016 • 42 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 49: Are These The Wives of After 9? In this episode, Martha and Karen take over and chat for the very first time! If you are the spouse of a minister and ever felt the pressure of youth ministry and concern for loving your par…
A Monday Boost For You!
Oct 10, 2016 • 2 min
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Episode 48: How Do I Even Minister To Parents?
Oct 6, 2016 • 40 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 48: How Do I Even Minister To Parents? In this episode, Chad and Zac tackle one of the most central questions facing youth ministry leaders today, parent ministry. Whether you can’t find them, never hear from them, or are worr…
Episode 47: Has It Really Been A Year?
Sep 28, 2016 • 40 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 47: Has It Really Been A Year? In this episode, Chad and Zac look back on what has been an amazing first year of podcasting. We know, we know 47 episodes doesn’t exactly equal 52 weeks, but what you need to know is that in the…
Episode 46: How Can I Lead A Better Youth Ministry Large Group?
Sep 21, 2016 • 35 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 46: How Can I Lead A Better Large Group? In this episode, Chad and Zac are all over that most staple of youth ministry practices, large group programming. Call it by whatever cool name you want to call it and style it up or d…
Episode 45: Public and Personal Ministry: Are All Eyes On Me?
Sep 14, 2016 • 28 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 45: Are All Eyes On Me? In this episode, Chad and Zac jump the production schedule to speak about a timely issue. Now more than ever it can feel like all eyes are on those that serve in ministry. This tension between public mi…
Episode 44: Am I The Only One Doing A Good Job?
Sep 7, 2016 • 32 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 44: Am I The Only One Doing A Good Job? In this episode, Chad and Zac probe what may be one of the most central questions to the After 9 audience. If you have served in a vibrant or exciting or fun youth ministry long enough y…
Episode 43: What Makes A Great Game?
Aug 31, 2016 • 26 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 43: What Makes A Great Game? In this episode, Chad and Zac take on the question on that many of youth ministers ask only secretly. “Seriously, what makes a game great?” Whether you think games are lame, stupid, or unimportant …
Episode 42: Are My Students Facing Doubts?
Aug 24, 2016 • 30 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 42: Are My Students Facing Doubts? In this episode, Chad and Zac reflect on the heartfelt concern we all have for our students facing doubts. If you have ever had a student ask you the big questions and want more from what the…
Episode 41: Does Student Leadership Make A Difference?
Aug 17, 2016 • 29 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 41: Is Student Leadership Worth It? In this episode, Chad and Zac debate the effort, value, and merit of student leadership models in youth ministry. Whether you have got a youth council, lead teams, or some other kind of fanc…
Episode 40: Does My Youth Ministry Need a Boost?
Aug 10, 2016 • 38 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 40: Does My Youth Ministry Need a Boost? In this episode, Chad and Zac share the next new thing from the guys behind After 9. Youth Ministry Booster is the support staff you have always wanted for your youth ministry. Creativ…
Episode 39: What’s My Big Idea?
Aug 3, 2016 • 37 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 39: What’s My Big Idea? In this episode, Zac shares a big idea with Chad and gets feedback on the idea and the process for implementation and the signs that it might be time to pull the plug. If you are thinking about trying s…
Episode 38: How Do I Find Balance Between Home and Ministry?
Jul 27, 2016 • 37 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 38: How Do I Find Balance Between Home and Ministry? In this episode, Zac and Chad talk honestly about the struggle between doing the good work and being a loving spouse, parent, and full human at home. It can feel like an une…
Episode 37: How Do I Recruit Great Leaders?
Jul 20, 2016 • 34 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 37: How Do I Recruit Great Leaders? In this episode, Zac and Chad discuss the importance of recruiting great leaders. It all starts with the ask. Developing what you are asking, how you are asking, and when you are asking for …
Episode 36: Am I Just Comparing?
Jul 13, 2016 • 36 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 36: Am I Just Comparing? In this episode, Zac and Chad talk about the comparison game in youth ministry. If you have ever asked the questions, “What are they doing across town that I’m not?” “Is someone else doing this better …
Episode 35: Is It Too Early To Be Thinking About My Fall Ministry Plan?
Jul 6, 2016 • 30 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 35: Is IT Too Early To Be Thinking About Fall? In this episode, Zac and Chad talk about the shift mid-summer to start planning and thinking about the fall season. It’s true, you are in the mix, but it is also time to start mak…
Episode 34: Is This A Shark Week Special?
Jun 29, 2016 • 30 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 34: Is This A Shark Week Special? In this episode, Zac and Chad talk about sharks? Yes, well kind of, they talk about sharks, Chad’s love of sharks, and some really funny and insightful things about youth ministry, but mostly …
Episode 33: Why Won’t That One Kid Sign Up For Camp?
Jun 22, 2016 • 31 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 33: Why Won’t That One Kid Sign Up For Camp? In this episode, Zac and Chad talk about apathy from those students that just seem to be on the bubble of your ministry. They come around, they don’t come around; they show up, but …
Episode 32: Where Did These Helicopter Parents Come From?
Jun 15, 2016 • 38 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 32:Where Did These Helicopter Parents Come From? In this episode, Zac and Chad talk about “those parents,” you know them, you love them? We hope so! The summer season is ripe for relational building and in the midst of that we…
Episode 31: Maybe If I Got More Organized?
Jun 8, 2016 • 45 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 31: Maybe If I Got More Organized? In this episode, Zac and Chad talk organization habits, hang-ups, and the importance of having good systems in place to make your ministry and you as a youth minister more efficient and more …
Episode 30: Is This Big News For After 9?
Jun 1, 2016 • 29 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 30: Is This Big News For After 9? In this episode, Zac and Chad discuss some of the big changes that are coming for one of the show’s co-hosts. Who? Listen to see what is changing, what is staying the same, and what is getting…
Episode 29: The Summer Haul w/ Jody Livingston of The Longer Haul
May 25, 2016 • 39 min
Welcome to Episode 29: The Summer Haul. On this episode of After 9 Zac and Chad are happy to share the mic with a fellow student pastor and podcaster, Jody Livingston of The Longer Haul. Jody has been an advocate for youth ministers sticking it out and …
Episode 28: Will Summer Eat Me Alive?
May 18, 2016 • 38 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 28: Will Summer Eat Me Alive? In this episode, Zac and Chad discuss summer plans, planning, and making the right kinds of space in your schedule. It’s a busy season but that doesn’t mean you should just be living life busy. He…
Episode 27: Are The Graduated Forgotten?
May 11, 2016 • 38 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 27: Are The Graduated Forgotten? In this episode Zac and Chad discuss the importance of having a good graduation plan. Students aren’t your students forever so it is important to not only teach them well, but prepare them for …
Episode 26: How Do I Make Ministry Relationships Last?
May 4, 2016 • 38 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 26: How Do I Make Ministry Relationships Last? In this episode Zac and Chad discuss the importance of building lasting relationships in ministry. It’s not easy work and sometimes it is the thing we can miss in the midst. Hear …
Episode 25: Help I’m Trapped In A Large Church
Apr 27, 2016 • 48 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 25: Help I’m Trapped In A Large Church, In this episode Zac and Chad share from the other side of the fence. Companion to Episode 23 this week’s episode probes the questions of what it is like to be caught up or caught in, the…
Episode 24: Help I’m Trapped In A Small Church
Apr 20, 2016 • 34 min
Welcome to After 9 Episode 24: Help I’m Trapped In A Small Church, In this episode Zac and Chad share one of the recurring themes plaguing many minds in youth ministry, the question “am I stuck in this church?” Whether you call it under-resourced or fee…
Episode 23: Sermon Prep w/ Sermonsmith Podcast
Apr 18, 2016 • 41 min
Welcome to Episode 23 of After 9. Zac and Chad are happy to share the mic with a fellow pastor and podcaster, John Chandler of Sermonsmith. John has interviewed over 65 of the very best preachers alive today and he shares his wisdom and thoughtfulness o…
Episode 22: Could I Tell A Better Story?
Apr 13, 2016 • 34 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 22: Could I Tell A Better Story? In this episode Zac and Chad recount one of Chad’s favorite stories and dissect its parts to help you see all the mechanics of sharing a good story. Hey friend! you have a life worth’s of stori…
Episode 21: Why Don’t The Kids Listen To Me Talk?
Apr 6, 2016 • 34 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 21: Why Don’t The Kids Listen To Me Talk? In this first episode of season 2 Zac and Chad share some of their history and rivalry on the HS Speech & Debate circuit, Zac’s worst talk and some insight on what really matters wh…
Episode 20: Is This A New Chapter for After 9?
Mar 30, 2016 • 55 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 20: Is This A New Chapter For After 9? Why yes, yes it is. In this episode Zac and Chad share some of their favorite moments from the first season of After 9. Listen in as Zac and Chad get each other laughing so hard that they …
Episode 19: Do I Have To Plan Camp?
Mar 23, 2016 • 54 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 19: Do I Have To Plan Camp? In this episode Zac and Chad share their favorite summer camp stories and get you ready for camp this summer. Let’s talk about preparing, planning, and followup to make this year’s summer camp the be…
Episode 18: Do I Have To Make This Phone Call?
Mar 16, 2016 • 45 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 18: Do I Have To Make This Phone Call? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about those tough phone calls in youth ministry that you have to make regarding students, parents, and volunteers. When does a prayer request become a pho…
Episode 17: The Deacons Just Don’t Understand
Mar 9, 2016 • 49 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 17: The Deacons Just Don’t Understand. In this episode Zac and Chad talk about the people who are invested in your ministry but maybe not directly involved. Whether it is that one lady, that cranky usher, the senior adult commi…
Episode 16: If I Only Had A Better Youth Room
Mar 2, 2016 • 40 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 16: If I Only Had a Better Youth Room? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about youth rooms, cleanliness, and godliness. Does it ever seem like sometimes all you get accused of is making a mess? Does it ever feel like if you jus…
Episode 15: Am I The Worst At This?
Feb 24, 2016 • 50 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 15: Am I The Worst At This? In this episode Zac and Chad talk… honestly. Maybe more honestly than they ever have shared before. It’s about to get real. In this episode they confess their biggest weakness and “worse-ness” in m…
Episode 14: Why Does No One Read My Newsletter?
Feb 17, 2016 • 58 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 14: Why Does No One Read My Newsletter? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about the difficulties of getting people to read all of those great communications that youth ministers send out to parents, guardians, and students. I m…
Episode 13 What Just Happened At My Weekend Event?
Feb 10, 2016 • 58 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 13: What Just Happened At My Weekend Event? In this episode Zac and Chad talk shop after a busy winter retreat or DNOW weekend. If you have ever had the “event comedown” or “DNOW hangover” then this episode is for you. All of t…
Episode 12: Why Does No One Want To Help Me?
Feb 3, 2016 • 59 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 12: Why Does No One Want To Help Me? In this episode Zac and Chad talk honestly about the volunteer leaders that are vital to our ministry. Somedays it seems like an impossible task, other days it feels like no one cares like y…
Episode 11: Where Can I Find Some Rest?
Jan 27, 2016 • 53 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 11: Where Can I Find Some Rest? In this episode Zac and Chad lament the times that rest seems so hard to find. It’s like a lost friend you are praying that will call you back. They also will have you rolling with laughter as Ch…
Episode 10: Do I Have Any Friends In This?
Jan 21, 2016 • 52 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 10: Do I Have Any Friends In This? In this episode Zac and Chad share the stories about the kinds of youth ministry friends you should be fostering and the kinds of friends you should be seeking out. They also share an oral his…
Episode 9: Is This The Night I Quit?
Jan 13, 2016 • 62 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 9: Is This the Night I Quit? In this episode Zac and Chad share the nights that they almost quit youth ministry. These are heartfelt, gut-level honest stories of ministers who quit, almost quit, and in doing so found better rea…
Episode 8 Did My Student Just Betray Me?
Jan 6, 2016 • 58 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 8: Did My Student Just Betray Me? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about the ways in which it can feel like students in your ministry can negate, derail, and betray you from your call. Ever had a week where you felt like the s…
Episode 7 What’s New For You This Year?
Dec 30, 2015 • 55 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 7: What’s New For You This Year? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about the big new things for which they are most excited in 2016 and invite you to consider what’s up and new and happening for you. Are you going to watch your…
Episode 6 Is It Time To Move On?
Dec 23, 2015 • 50 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 6: Is It Time To Move On? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about transitions in youth ministry. Is it time to leave your church locally? Is it time to leave The Church vocationally? Is it time to stay and weather a storm? Why …
Episode 5 Do I Have To Like My Staff?
Dec 16, 2015 • 55 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 5: Do I Have To Like My Staff? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about pesky staff relations, office drama, and micromanagement. Worship Pastors, Children’s Pastors, Senior Pastors, you can’t live without them and wish you didn…
Episode 4 How Much Is Too Much?
Dec 9, 2015 • 43 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 4: How much is too much? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about that looming plague of overcommitment in ministry. You want to do it all. You believe you can do it all. You did it all for a season and now you are done. Hear th…
Episode 3 Can I Succeed In Ministry Without Really Trying?
Nov 25, 2015 • 62 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 3: Can I Succeed in Ministry Without Really Trying? In this episode Zac and Chad will talk about that elusive topic of success in ministry. For many youth ministers it is the bane and leading cause of burnout and anxiety. The e…
Episode 2: Is This Just The Way God Made Me?
Nov 19, 2015 • 61 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 2: Is this just the way God made me? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about the nature of calling in ministry. They also discuss the importance of remembering your initial call, surrender as a kind of death, youth ministry mas…
Episode 0 After Who?
Nov 16, 2015 • 32 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 0: After Who? After9 is the most honest hour in youth ministry. During this brief introduction you will meet Zac and Chad and learn all about the podcast that is becoming a community. Whether you are a new youth minister or a v…
Episode 1 Whose Health?
Nov 16, 2015 • 56 min
Welcome to After9 Episode 1: Whose Health? In this episode Zac and Chad talk about the four folds of youth ministry health as they relate to both the minister and the ministry. Join them as they honestly talk about spiritual, emotional, physical, and re…