Ryan and Zach were honored to speak with John Stumbo, President of The Christian & Missionary Alliance. During this discussion, John talks about his 4 verbs for the Alliance: love, proclaim, reach, launch, and how those bleed into youth ministry and the church. We also talk about the need students have to communicate the gospel well. Sit back and listen to President Stumbo's heart and enthusiasm for The Alliance and the body of Christ.Read More
Ryan's out in Cali for training so Zach sat down with Melissa MacDonald, The C&MA National Children's Disciplemaking Specialist. This episode is full of important questions and statements about how crucial the partnership between youth and children's workers real is. We'd tell you to take notes, but we already did that for you!Read More
Ryan & Zach were joined by Superintendent of Madison, CT schools: Thomas Scarice. We talked about the unique challenges facing iGen, and how schools, parents, and youth ministry can best face these issues. It's important that educators and youth workers work together.Read More
Ryan's injured, and him and Zach both tell their sides of the story. More importantly, we talk about Sutherland Springs Church, church safety plans, and have an awesome part one interview with Shawn Hart of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Check it out!Read More
ZACH IS BACK! And thank God, cause we were getting sick of Dan. This episode was recorded live at Lead Youth with Calvin Daly from Manchester Christian Church. On this episode, the guys talk about multi-site youth ministry and leadership practices. Give it a listen!Read More
We've hit a milestone! Episode 50! Today we're joined with Scott Robbins, youth pastor and Alliance Youth district point person from Waco, Texas. We talk about his experience in youth ministry and his clear passion for evangelism.Read More
Zach is still on sabbatical, but Ryan and Dan are keeping it moving with Brad Griffin of the Fuller Youth Institute! They discussed his new book "Growing Young" written with Kara Powell and Jake Muller. It sets out to provide 6 essential strategies to help young people discover and love your church. Give it a listen!Read More
Ryan is joined by Dan Boal and Dannah Gresh as they discuss the importance of talking to teenagers about sexuality at a young age, especially due to exposure happening earlier and earlier in their lives. They give advice on creating fun and healthy environments for men and women to allow these discussions to occur. Oh, and as always, there's a few laughs! Check it out.Read More
Ryan & Zach are back with Kelvin Walker of Bedford Community Church. Amongst their normal antics, they discuss the transformation power of the Gospel, not just for salvation, but how we can help a hurting world. Don't miss this one!Read More
Zach & Ryan are joined again by Dan Boal for a first time ever LIVE episode. All three guys met up in Providence Rhode Island to discuss the future of the podcast, and thought it would be fun to record a snippet of the nonsense.
Greg Steir comes on the main segment to discuss evangelism and Next weeks Dare 2 Share LIVE. Check out this awesome episode!Read More
Zach & Ryan are in rare form, and its because Elle Campbell, Co-Found of Stuff You Can Use, has jumped in the third chair! There are many a shenanigan to be had, some tips for those creating a first time youth ministry, and a description of GROW, Elle and Kenny's new immersive curriculum. Don't miss this ep!Read More
Ryan is back and the boys are excited to interview Jeremiah Park, CEO and President of Heartwork, an organization that helps churches #spendyourself to raise funds for issues they are passionate about. Amazing story.
Zach, Ryan (Played by Dan Boal), and April Diaz lose a whole episode worth of work. They are convinced it was the work of Devil. New episode re-recording tomorrow...
Enjoy this paranoid BONUS episode!Read More
Ryan & Zach are back with another great episode with discussion on mission trips, Michelle Carter, and Attachment Oriented Relationships. Why do some students connect with you and then never come back? Why are some students overly annoying and connected? Dr. Ron explains.Read More
Ryan is on a mission trip with is youth group, so today we replay a favorite episode for your listening adventures. Dr. Amy F. Davis Abdallah gave us great perspective on Rites of Passage in young women, a topic that we rarely hear discussed in youth ministry. We hope this episode helps you grow and causes you to think a bit differently.Read More
Zach & Ryan are joined by Robbie Haddad, international worker from the C&MA, and a current youth worker in Zach's ministry. Robbie is a product of a faithful youth ministry, and is preparing for a 2 year term in Berlin Germany to minister to Syrian refugees. Robbie is passionate about his calling, and it all began with a faithful Youth Worker. You are making a difference!Read More
Zach & Ryan are all over the place in this episode. They discuss books they are reading, speaking at a summer camp, and Eugene Peterson. This episode has all the marks of a mid July summer jam. No segments, no form, still good.Read More