by David Kelly •
As a youth guy one of the hardest things to do is continually stay up with the latest youthful craze.
Honestly I quit trying about 6 years ago when my kids went to school. They will let me know when I’m uncool and when whatever I say is out of date.
I use to think as the youth guy I needed to know their lingo and be able to ball with them ’till dark or be the best at capture the flag or get the most people out in paintball to fit in, to have an opportunity to minister to these modern day students.
As I get older and I continually learn lessons the hard way, I’ve come to realize one of the main keys to ministry is to get people to a place where they want to talk to you and you want to listen to them. [Read more…]