Youth Ministry Council 2013 – Review #1

The following report was originally submitted to the leadership of Indiana-Michigan Conference. It is re-posted here with Derrick’s permission. by Derrick Ramer, Youth Pastor at Emma Mennonite Church, Topeka, IN “Biblical leadership: Leadership is an influence relationship between leaders and followers that intends real change according to mutual purposes”. – John Stahl-Wert Youth Ministry Council […]

Resourcing… its a bear!

By Kent Miller I have been involved in youth ministry in some shape or form for 30 years… (Wow that means I’m really old!) Throughout all these years, I think the number one question I’ve entertained focuses around resources. The language has varied over the years, but sponsors, parents and leaders have consistently looked for […]

Cultivating Leaders Around the Campfire

By Kent Miller Each summer, thousands of children and youth converge on Mennonite camps around the country. They participate in cabin groups, worship times, swimming, hiking and a host of other camp activities. What campers might not realize is they are participating in a tremendous leadership development program that has been actively producing leaders within […]