Stacking Chairs: A Youth Ministry Podcast

Stacking Chairs: A Youth Ministry Podcast

Welcome to Stacking Chairs: A Youth Ministry Podcast all about serving in Youth Ministry. Whether it be youth group or youth camp, whatever God has you serving in, that's what we're here talking about. Join us, Josh and Kyle, as we talk through some of the burning, practical questions facing those in youth ministry. We don't have it all figured out, but let's learn and explore this side of ministry together! Join our community of those serving in youth ministry @stackingchairspod through Instagram and Facebook. A Word of Life Podcast

Episodes

December 7, 2022 52 min

Aren't all teens from all generations basically the same? We should be able to use the same tactics and programs that we have had for the past 50 years! Although you may already know this isn't true, Tommy Sewall joins us today to help us understand how to shift for this generation. The Gospel is the same, but how we approach Gen Z has changed.

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Ethan Warren joins us for the first time and Justin Crow returns as a guest! They share with Josh their unique experience of passing the reins on to the next person in ministry. Justin has taken on the responsibility of assistant camp director as Ethan has moved to a new role. Their insight into these positional changes will help give you perspective for if your role changes one day!

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November 23, 2022 42 min

We revisit episode 26 in preparation for Thanksgiving tomorrow!

Join us for our Giving Tuesday Livestream on November 29 on our YouTube channel. You can find it and all things Stacking Chairs at linktr.ee/StackingChairsPod

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TL:DR Social Media has changed a lot.

How much do you know about the apps and social platforms that your students are on and using today? We talk about the pros and cons of social media and its effects on all of us. We give some insight into how social media is used for apps like Twitter, Reddit, and more, exploring the impact of how we communicate today.

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November 9, 2022 55 min

Our culture continues to change and grow, but the Word of God stays the same. What does it look like for youth ministry workers to share the truth of God's Word in the midst of this changing culture?

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November 2, 2022 44 min

We've all worked with kids in youth ministry who may not "fit in". What does it look like to connect with those kids and should we be trying to get them to fit the mold? Justin Crow joins Josh to discuss this topic.

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October 26, 2022 50 min

James Koch joins Kyle and Josh to discuss the planning process that goes into camp. There's so much more that goes into the background than you may think. We learn more and hear some fun stories along the way!

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October 19, 2022 45 min

Josh is joined by Axton Bryant in Kyle's absence to talk about conflict resolution. What causes conflict and how should we approach it? Plus, we discuss some practical thoughts on different kinds of conflict. Find all things Stacking Chairs at linktr.ee/StackingChairsPod

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October 12, 2022 46 min

The Bible and the Christian lifestyle are often counter-cultural. How do we approach controversy, and are we doing it the right way? Today's episode, at times, often hits a more solemn note; how are we speaking the truth with empathy and love?

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October 5, 2022 44 min

What does serving in youth ministry look like when it comes to our responsibilities? How far above, above and beyond is enough? We unpack these questions and a couple more in today's episode, and we learn what it means to say "yes" in ministry. Find all things Stacking Chairs at https://linktr.ee/StackingChairsPod

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September 28, 2022 42 min

Our guest, Axton Bryant, joins us in our conversation regarding what's next after youth group. How do we help students stay engaged in God's Word and continue to build the foundation for life? Find all things Stacking Chairs here: linktr.ee/StackingChairsPod

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September 21, 2022 39 min

This episode recorded during camp is with our friend Humberto Mendez! Humberto tells us how he was called to ministry, specifically youth ministry, and how he continues to serve God in that calling. Find things all Stacking Chairs at https://linktr.ee/StackingChairsPod

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September 14, 2022 39 min

This episode was recorded during our camp season, so we interviewed a real-life teenager! Kathy offers her unique perspective on youth ministry as someone still involved as a student in youth ministry.

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September 7, 2022 41 min

We're back after our break! How do you show and receive appreciation? No matter where you are in the structure of your ministry, it's important to show and know how to receive appreciation from above, below, and around you. Keep up with Stacking Chairs at linktr.ee/StackingChairsPod

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Scott Foreman has a unique perspective on parenting in the modern age. His book, "Seven Crazy Years", is the basis for our questions in today's episode. There's lots to unpack whether you're a parent or a youth leader!

We are taking a month-long break after camp season, so join us again on September 7 for the next episode!

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July 27, 2022 44 min

Today, we speak with a worship pastor, Brandon Arnold who is serving with a church in Tampa. He shares a unique perspective and purpose for why he serves in leading worship and what worship truly is.

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July 20, 2022 45 min

We talk with Dylan Franklin about media being used in ministry. What's the purpose of media and how do we overcome the obstacles that can come with it? 

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July 13, 2022 45 min

What exactly are deep truths and how do we unpack them for a younger audience? Cameron Triggs helps us talk through this topic this week and shares some great insight!

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July 6, 2022 42 min

Why is it important to know your theology? Today, we speak with Brent Finchum, who works with Word of Life Youth Ministries, about why it's important to know theology. Is it practical or just for the smart kids?

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June 29, 2022 38 min

This week we talk with someone working at summer camp and discuss the importance of rest. Are you building intentional rest in your life and ministry? What even is rest?

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