120: How Do We Help Teenagers In Crisis?

Crisis is bound to happen in your ministry, and no matter the magnitude there are certain things you can always do to faithfully walk your students through. Sid and Jason will walk you through what it means to be patient, present, and prayerful, even in the midst of difficult crises. 


Today’s conversation between Sid Koop and Jason Ballard is a special episode taken from a video series that they recorded together on the 10 Essentials of Volunteering in Youth Ministry. The rest of the series covers topics such as:


How do we keep our Youth Ministry safe? 

How do we model spiritual disciplines? 

How do we partner with parents?

How do we grow meaningful relationships with teenagers?


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Special thanks to this episode’s sponsor, Trinity Western University. Their mission is to develop godly Christian leaders: positive, goal-oriented university graduates with thoroughly Christian minds; growing disciples of Jesus Christ who glorify God through fulfilling the Great Commission, serving God and people in the various marketplaces of life. They are passionately committed to helping you discover how to be fully and faithfully present in the world and to play a vital role in God’s work of healing, hope, and renewal. Learn more about this leading liberal arts university with campuses in both Canada and the USA at TWU.ca


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