Urban Youth Pastor

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Joel Brown and Blake Scheidt are friends with over 20 years of combined youth ministry experience in urban contexts across the eastern US. With a little help from their friend Vic King, they're sharing what they've learned about urban youth ministry.

Finishing Well

On finishing your ministry well, developing leaders, journaling in community... and ending a podcast.
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Hard Questions (Part 2)

Nation of Islam, Black Hebrew Israelites, and more: the religious landscape of the inner city is incredibly diverse. How can youth ministers communica...
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Hard Questions (Part 1)

Does God really care about me? If I've been baptized, I'm saved, right? Isn't Christianity a white man's religion? Youth ask hard questions, and kids ...
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No one falls asleep during "the sex talk" at youth group. But how are kids actually living? What messages are they getting about sex from their peers,...
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Parents & Families

Every youth pastor says their goal is to help parents raise their children, but what does that look like when a student's parents are dysfunctional or...
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Teaching the Bible

What role can the Bible have in an inner-city youth ministry? How do you decide what to teach? What are the challenges?
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Fistfights. Shootings. Inner-city kids have seen (and done) it all. What does youth group look like here?
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