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Too many youth ministries are getting stuck and too many youth workers are giving up. Through this podcast, I want to keep you motivated and your youth ministries moving forward. I want to take my 30 years of youth ministry and break down questions youth workers are asking,  How do I grow our youth ministry?What can I do to develop my preaching skills?When is the best time to do a lock in (easy answer, never!)I know that youth pastors who are always learning, and remain spiritually healthy, can make an impact in their church, community, and on their students lives. Thanks for listening and loving teenagers.

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Too many youth ministries are getting stuck and too many youth workers are giving up. Through this podcast, I want to keep you motivated and your youth ministries moving forward. I want to take my 30 years of youth ministry and break down questions youth workers are asking,  How do I grow our youth ministry?What can I do to develop my preaching skills?When is the best time to do a lock in (easy answer, never!)I know that youth pastors who are always learning, and remain spiritually healthy, can make an impact in their church, community, and on their students lives. Thanks for listening and loving teenagers.

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Unbelievably AMAZING

By dj4al - Feb 25 2020
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If you’re a youth pastor, this is an absolute MUST listen. Paul Turner truly has the heartbeat of this generation of students. From a wide variety of topics, to a hilarious personality. You’ll leave each episode stoked and ready to be the best youth pastor God has designed you to be.

Great podcast for new youth ministers

By Tysdys - Apr 23 2018
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Always very practical and filled with useful information. Thanks Paul for all you do.

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Unbelievably AMAZING

By dj4al - Feb 25 2020
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If you’re a youth pastor, this is an absolute MUST listen. Paul Turner truly has the heartbeat of this generation of students. From a wide variety of topics, to a hilarious personality. You’ll leave each episode stoked and ready to be the best youth pastor God has designed you to be.

Great podcast for new youth ministers

By Tysdys - Apr 23 2018
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Always very practical and filled with useful information. Thanks Paul for all you do.
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Youth Ministry In Motion

Latest release on Sep 30, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: How To Jump Start Your Youth Ministry Interview w/Ken McCoy

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Does your youth ministry need a jump start? Would you even know if they did needed a jump start? Today I interview my friend Ken McCoy of Jumps Start Ministries and he shares how you can detect when your ministry is losing power and what you can do to get the charge back.

Sep 26 2015

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Rank #2: The Identity of The Youth Pastor

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You'll want to listen to this before you're next youth meeting. It's a reminder about your identity and why it's so important to your youth ministry.

Become a youth ministry maverick and support the podcast
https://www.patreon.com/paulturner

Listen to Jillian Edwards Heavens Eyes here
https://thediscipleproject.net/the-identity-of-the-youth-pastor/

May 17 2020

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Rank #3: Part 1: Are You Taking Your Calling Seriously?

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Glad to be back with everyone after the Easter break. Today I come back with guns a blazing with a 2 Part Interview with Jared Elrod from youthfactor.tv. We talked for a whole hour about our calling and why many youth workers do not take it seriously.

24 Things People Actually Tweeted In 2006
http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/is-wondering-what-an-iphone-is#.hg5N7yWr03

Sign Up For The Fresh Impact Newsletter
www.thediscipleproject.net

Jared Elrdo
http://youthfactor.us/

Jared's Youtube Channel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNlfrx5k8cIIZmXm3IhJdwg

Jared on Twitter
https://twitter.com/jaredelrod

Apr 01 2016

29mins

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Rank #4: Three Big Promises You Need To Make To Make About Your Youth Ministry

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If you want more students to check out, stay in and become leader of your youth ministry, you need to start making and keeping bigger promises.

Here are the resources I talked about

Gideon: From Weak To Warrior
https://gum.co/dLDQl

Summer 2020 Camp Speaker?
www.paulturnerspeaks.com

Ministry Minded Coaching
https://gum.co/Zvak

If you have a moment, would you go by iTunes and leave a review and some stars? Thanks so much.

Sep 23 2019

26mins

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Rank #5: 12 Questions You Better Ask Before You Launch - 9:17:16, 9.01 AM

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In this episode:

Strange Things People Say To Pastors

12 Questions To Ask Before You Launch(anything)

Nerding Out - Bullet Journaling, the new book I'm reading, and fish tacos

Motivation - Live well so you can experience this.

To get the show notes, go to thediscipleproject.net and sign up for the Fresh Impact newsletter.

Sep 17 2016

29mins

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Rank #6: 3 Ways To Evaluate Your Youth Ministry

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Evaluation is a big part of the success of any organization. If no one is paying attention, you can't make changes as they need to happen. I hope you enjoy today's episode.

You can find the full notes right here https://thediscipleproject.net/3-ways-you-should-be-evaluating-your-youth-ministry/

You can find my coaching group Ministry Minded right here https://gum.co/Zvak

Sep 06 2019

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Rank #7: Am I Called To Youth Ministry?

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Welcome back everyone.Today I ask the big question some of you may be asking, "Am I called to youth ministry?" I wondered the same thing 30 years ago. Today I share my heart and how I "head" God's call on my life and it may be a frame work you can use with your life as well.

21 Weird Awards: It's The Oscars This Sunday But These Award Are Cooler
http://mentalfloss.com/article/61612/23-weird-awards-somebody-has-win

Fresh Impact Newsletter
www.thediscipleproject.net

Nerding Out

Anchor: Twitter But For Voices
https://appsto.re/us/A_a9-.i Musical.ly https://appsto.re/us/yVJZX.i

Motivation

I Didn't Feel Called To Be A Missionary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWAFtCY6PN0

WeAreWorshipMusic
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs-P8zmTAY3yxGajckaTWaA

Feb 27 2016

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Rank #8: Equipping Teens To Study The Bible

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Hey! Welcome back ! Thanks for returning or check out the podcast if this is your first time. One the next few weeks I'll be answering a bout a dozen questions I received over my hiatus and in shorter, snack-able episodes.

Today I offer a few ways to help you help teens study their Bible alone with a few resources below. Thanks again for your attention and please feel free to send your questions to thedproject@me.com

Youtube Channel
www.youtube.com/jediforhire

Youth Ministry In Motion Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/youthmininmotion/

Stoked by Chase Snyder
https://amzn.to/2XreSud

S.O.A.P Sheet PDF
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r3ou61ch1ytqc1k/SOAP%20Journal.pdf?dl=0

Come Clean Lent Journal (using the S.O.A.P Bible method)
https://gum.co/OlJGx

Summer S.O.A.P 14 Studies on the Power and Provision of God
https://gum.co/BBYvk

Follow 5: The Five Core Values of A Disciple (using the S.O.A.P study method)
https://gum.co/pkZet

Feb 28 2019

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Rank #9: 3 Keys To Developing Student Leaders

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If you are not developing student leaders you are more than likely working too hard and not see the results you want. Here are my keys to moving a kid from lost to leader in 90 days.

Prince

Prince's Holy Lust
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/24/opinion/sunday/princes-holy-lust.html?_r=0

5 Ways Prince's Faith Influenced His Music
https://sojo.net/articles/5-ways-princes-faith-influenced-his-life-and-music

Did Prince Know Jesus Christ
http://www.charismanews.com/culture/56690-did-prince-know-jesus-christ

3 Keys To Developing Student Leaders

Speed

Gauging Spiritual Maturity

Skill Building

For more detailed notes, sign up for the Fresh Impact Newsletter on my website at thediscipleproject.net under Resources

Nerding Out

Hero Clix
http://heroclix.com/#axzz472Z8ZKC1

Escape From New York Comic
http://www.boom-studios.com/series/title?series_id=1399&name=Escape+From+New+York

Motivation

Be on the look-out for an anthology of Mason's work in my store at shop.thediscipleproject.net

Apr 27 2016

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Rank #10: The Secret To Ministry Success Without The Stress

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Would you like to succeed in the ministry without the stress? Me too. This week I offer some advice on what I believe is a key to youth ministry success: Consistency.

You can grab the free worksheet here
https://www.dropbox.com/s/l18xjsyjt0nasdq/YMIM%20Worksheet%20Episode%209%20.pdf?dl=0

Jan 02 2016

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Rank #11: 12 Principles For Creating Extreme Youth Ministry Ownership

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12 Tweets About Breakfast
https://www.buzzfeed.com/jimmydeanusa/tweets-about-breakfast-that-will-speak-to-every?utm_term=.ebZ3BxJ3e#.oaAw8yRwA

Mark Plier Countdown Video Eating Cereal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ6GhluWb04

Matt Stonie Eating 2 Large Boxes of Cinnamon Toast Crunch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PV7A6Kr7VMY

The Core

12 Principles For Creating Extreme Ownership In Your Youth Ministry

You can watch the video here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGBj2xAnqE8

Nerding Out

Hero Clix Game
http://heroclix.com/#axzz49bvxO1EM

The Drop: The YouTube Music Show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH0bx2wQzPI

The Blitz: My Team Based, Community Building Outreach Program
http://shop.thediscipleproject.net/Outreach_c8.htm

Motivation: The Chewbacca Mom
http://thediscipleproject.net/i-should-hate-the-chewbacca-mom-but-i-want-to-be-just-like-her/

Not subscribed? You can do that here
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/youth-ministry-in-motion/id1071146493?mt=2

Don’t forget to leave a review and a few stars on iTunes. After all, it is my birthday :)

May 24 2016

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Rank #12: Why Your Job Description Is Not Your Calling

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For the sake of keeping the churches anonymous I am not putting the links to exact job descriptions I read from; but if you Google Youth Ministry Job Description you'll find quite a few to compare job descriptions to compare yours with if you have one.

My Blog Post: What Is My Job Description?
http://thediscipleproject.net/my-youth-ministry-job-description/

Secret Wars Comic Book
http://marvel.com/comics/events/323/secret_wars_2015

Escape From New York Comic Book
http://www.boom-studios.com/escape-from-new-york-01-cover-a.html

Snake Plisskin ReAction Figure
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/toys-games-reaction-snake-plissken/28294613

Captain Malcolm Reynolds ReAction Figure
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/toys-games-reaction-firefly-malcolm-reynolds/28294604?ean=0849803038571

Bountiful Goodness Devotion - Thomans a' Kempis
http://www.amazon.com/Bountiful-Goodness-Little-Garden-Valley/dp/1586177788/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1441312652&sr=8-1&keywords=bountiful+goodness

Sign Up For the Fresh Impact Newsletter
http://thediscipleproject.net/the-get-it-first-newsletter/

Sep 03 2015

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Rank #13: Develping Small Group Leaders Who Care

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If you have small groups, you have small group leaders. Do the small groups leaders you have care? They may care enough to show up and teach a lesson, but how do you get them to care beyond that? That's what my friend, Chad Higgins, from Youth Ministry Booster came to chat about today.

Sep 07 2018

53mins

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Rank #14: Help! I Think I'm A Failure

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Welcome to another episode of YMIM! You are not a failure but you will fail, Today I talk about how to overcome and even avoid common failures in ministry.

25 Biggest Product Fails
http://www.dailyfinance.com/photos/top-25-biggest-product-flops-of-all-time/?photo=2#!fullscreen&slide=982920

How do you become a successful failure? by John Maxwell
http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/how-do-you-become-a-successful-failure

Using Pallets To Give Your Room A Fresh Look
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs4FynOZluk

Fresh Impact Newsletter
http://thediscipleproject.net/the-get-it-first-newsletter/

Jan 15 2016

36mins

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Rank #15: 8 Qualities Of "Get It Done" Youth Workers

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Very passionate about this show today. These are the 8 skills I have tried to hone into my own life for the past 25 years and my hope is they will inspire you to up your game in each area..

If you would like the bonus worksheet you can sign up for the Fresh Impact Newsletter here
http://thediscipleproject.net/the-get-it-first-newsletter/

25 Iconic Children's Books Your Should Re-Read As An Adult
http://mashable.com/2016/02/04/childrens-books-that-will-carry-you-through-your-adulthood/#zeNasfMsU5qL

The Goal Line : A Goal Setting Exercise For Your Youth Ministry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdVS_RdA5-0

Check out our sponsor YouthPastorU.com
30 Day Free Trial to the YouthPastorU.com Member site filled with e-books, curriculum, and coaching, all for $9.99 a month.

Nerding Out

Book: Interrobang Preaching
http://www.amazon.com/Interrobang-Preaching-Discovering-Communication-Secrets/dp/0692277579/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1454691542&sr=8-1&keywords=interrobang+preaching

Moving Messages
http://www.amazon.com/Moving-Messages-Revolutionize-Sunday-Experience/dp/1470732548/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1454691588&sr=8-1&keywords=moving+messages

Motivation

Year Book Coffin
http://mashable.com/2016/02/04/laura-hillier-coffin-yearbook/#ndgy.ju.UZqn

My website/blog : www.thediscipleproject.net

Feb 05 2016

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Rank #16: Ministering To Stressed Out Teens

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The pressure on teens today is enormous. They're just trying to make it through the school day without freaking out. In this episode I offer a few ideas about ministering to teens during exams and a way to walk with a teen during an emotional upheaval.

Ministry In Motion Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/youthmininmotion/

Hey To Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/12/well/family/how-to-help-teens-weather-their-emotional-storms.html

Mar 08 2019

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Rank #17: Stop Asking "What's Next?" and Ask This Instead

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Everyone in youth ministry and the church world is wondering What's Next?, but I think the question should be Who's Next. Terry and I talk about how youth workers should be shifting from program to people post pandemic.

Visit Terry's website at www.terryweaver.com

Join the new Motion Mavericks at patreon.com/paulturner

and then head over to the Facebook Group Youth Ministry In Motion Mavericks
https://www.facebook.com/groups/652034522239608/

May 03 2020

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Rank #18: Increasing Your Volunteers Passion Level

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Welcome to question two in my series on questions we should ask our volunteers. In this episode I ask you to ask your volunteers (and yourself)about their passion level and how to take it up a notch.

Don't forget to sign up for Fresh Impact newsletter to get the pdf of this series when it is done. Sign up at www.thediscipleproject.net under resources.

Jan 17 2018

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Rank #19: How To Stretch Your Influence Beyond The Church Walls

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Welcome! If this is your first time listening to the podcast, thank you for giving it a try. If you’re a regular, back for more, you will not be disappointed.

Lenita Abouchabake’s passion for health and young people always empowered her into learning ways to educate youth on how to become healthy, confident and resilient.

This passion led her to becoming a Physical Education Teacher, to raise awareness on the importance of student wellbeing.

Wanting to expand her classroom, she became a Teen Life Coach to deliver coaching programs for families, schools and communities, through The Wellbeing Warrior Project.

With the success of her youth business, Lenita now supports youth leaders in building and growing their own profitable lifestyle business, through coaching and speaking in the education market.

The topic today is: Stretching Your Influence Outside The Church

Here’s the breakdown of the episode so you can navigate our conversation

0:01-6:15 Lenita’s Youth Ministry Story

6:17- 10:00 Where Did Your Passions For Teens Come From?

10:01-15:09 Lenita’s Three Core Words For Teens

15:10:24:18 Kids Know When You’re Real

24:19- 35:06 5 Heart Factors On How To Show Up With Teens

35:07- 38:35 You Are An Influencer!

38:36 – 44:29 How Lenita Stretched Her Influence To Impact Schools

44:30 – 51:11 How To Start A Career In Coaching and Speaking To Teens

53:42 -1:00:08 How To Get Connected With Lenita And Start Thinking About What’s Next

If you are interested in my Ministry Minded Coaching Program, you are welcome to sit in for a session and bring the topics that are currently challenging you in your ministry and we will jump in and give you a hand.

Send me an e-mail to thedproejct@me.com and let me know you’re interested. If you’d like to purchase coaching for the next three months, you can head over here.

Lenita’s links:

Grab a free copy of Lenita’s “Youth Biz Secrets” book:
It’s the 7 secrets of what it takes to build a profitable business in the education market: https://youthbizsecrets.com/free-book

Join the Youth Biz Leaders community and connect with coaches and speakers in the education market: It’s Lenita’s Facebook community where epic Youth Leaders learn to get more income, impact and independence: https://www.facebook.com/groups/youthbizleaders/

Bring Lenita to your school or event to speak:
Lenita currently oversees her youth organisation The Wellbeing Warrior Project and travels extensively across the world, continuing to deliver her message to young people: http://www.wellbeingwarrior.com.au/

Connect with Lenita on social media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lenitaabouchabake
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/1enita/
LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lenitaabouchabake/

Jan 10 2020

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Rank #20: Let It Go and Laugh A Lot

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The goal of this episode is to make you smile. To do this, I brought my friend Steve Case in to talk about humor and joy and to talk about his new book Great Moments In Biblical Flatulence. Yes, it took 89 episodes to get to fart jokes in youth ministry, but here it is. You're welcome.

I'd love if you left some stars and a review. Let me know what you think.

You can pick up my Youth Ministry Playbook here https://gum.co/kjqOJ

Steve's Amazon Page https://amzn.to/2Vj2snJ

Connect with Steve
steve.case.speaks.@gmail.com
www.stevecasespeaks.net

Oct 06 2019

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