Presentation on theme: "Teamwork, Endurance & Survival Pr. Steve Kane. Unity in Direction Working together locally Partnering with other churches regionally Partnering with SQ."— Presentation transcript:
Unity in Direction Working together locally Partnering with other churches regionally Partnering with SQ Youth Youth Ministry is not a place for Lone Rangers!
Teamwork Unity in Direction Working together locally Partnering with other churches regionally Partnering with SQ Youth ONE MINISTRY many teams Achieve More Together with God Youth Ministry is not a place for Lone Rangers!
Partnerships Benefits: BIG Ministries become smaller Resource Sharing (People/Material) Combined Impact Wise kings/queens have many Counsellors What would benefit your team now?
Partnership with Family Inclusion: Have a parents Information meeting at the beginning of the year. Ask Parents what is important to them about Youth Ministry What resources can they share Communication with parents One Young Person many mentors How are parents involved now?
Endurance & Survival Biblical Leadership Qualities Faithfulness to God Obedience to God Humility Servant-hearted ENDURANCE It’s a marathon! Not a sprint!
Warning Signs. Burnout Loss of passion Physical fatigue Prayer vacuum Life is too easy Life is too hard Spiritual skimming Relational conflict Loss of awe Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry by Doug Fields, p.69-70
Connection Required Do not allow increasing ministry to decrease your intimacy, and do not let your service exceed your worship. These cause disconnection. Its not unique for leaders to lead without the right heart connection. Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry by Doug Fields, p.65
Quiet Place Matthew 6:6 “Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, secluded place so you won’t be tempted to role-play before God. Just be there as simply and honestly as you can manage. The focus will shift from you to God, and you will begin to sense his grace. (The Message) Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry by Doug Fields, p.65
Leaders Anti Burn Out Rule Long Term Leadership is Invaluable Take One Weekend off a Month Schedule it in your calendar NOW (Check SQ Youth & Local Church Calendar – Schedule & Delegate) MFW – My Family Weekend
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