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Deep and Wide Youth Ministry

Today’s topic is having a student ministry that is both deep and wide. There are a couple scriptures that really apply to this topic. First, we’re all familiar with The Great Commission in Matthew 28 where Jesus said he told his disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go [...]

Meditation Questions Answered

I hope the information you glean today is going to help you as you try to incorporate meditation into your daily spiritual disciplines to try to live more for Christ. Meditation may be a difficult subject but we’re going to try to answer four questions today: What is meditation? What does the Bible say about [...]

Implementing Worship in Your Ministry

Earlier we talked about what worship is, so today we’re going to unpack some practical ways to implement elements of worship into your ministry. We know that worship is more than just music but what we want to talk about here is in fact, specifically, music. When we’re dealing with Wednesday night services and student [...]

What is Worship?

Today we’re going to be talking about the question, “What is worship?” To me, the go-to verse for this is Romans 12:1, which says, “Therefore, I urge you brothers and sisters in view of God’s mercy, to offer your body as a living sacrifice holy and pleasing to God. This is your true and proper [...]

Simplicity

Chelsea Kellum joins us to talk about “Illustrations”. Chelsea has served previously as both a youth minister and alongside State Missionary Scooter Kellum for 10 years in baptist churches across AL, LA, and MS. She is now a full-time mom raising their two boys and their most recent addition, a little girl. Today’s topic is [...]

Ministry to the Whole Church, Not Just the Youth

Today we are going to dig into the value of being a minister to the whole church, not just youth. I think there is a perception of youth ministry – and we often aid in the perception – that we are babysitters, that we are entertainers, that we just feed pizza, that we are shallow, [...]

The Spiritual Discipline of Solitude

Brian Geer, Student and Family Pastor at North River Church, Tuscaloosa, joins us to talk about “The Spiritual Discipline of Solitude”. I’m here to talk to you today about the spiritual discipline of solitude. Now when you first hear that word you probably have a whole bunch of different connotations about it. You might think [...]

Do You Have to Have Illustrations, Be Funny or Yell to Be a Good Bible Educator?

My wife Chelsea Kellum joins us to talk about “Illustrations”. Chelsea has served previously as both a youth minister and alongside me for 10 years in baptist churches across AL, LA, and MS. She is now a full-time mom raising our two boys and our most recent addition, a little girl. The question that we’re looking at today is [...]

Service

Jeremy Jones joins us to talk about “Service”. Jeremy has served at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church since June of 2004. Today I’m excited about the opportunity we have to talk about service – service to our Lord and Savior, the one who demonstrated it to us. We are going to walk through some things, some scripture that [...]

How To Be Thankful For The Blessing We Have in Teenagers

Jeremy Jones joins us to talk about “How to Be Thankful for the Blessing We Have in Teenagers”. Jeremy has served at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church since June of 2004. Today we are going to dive into an interesting topic: how to be thankful for the blessing we have in teenagers. I know at times they [...]