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Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast: Children | Youth | Students | NextGen

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The Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast is where you can hear from top leaders in children’s ministry, student ministry and family ministry. You’ll learn the principles and practices they use to lead families with the goal of helping you maximize the potential in your ministry. For more content and notes, head to nickblevins.com.

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The Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast is where you can hear from top leaders in children’s ministry, student ministry and family ministry. You’ll learn the principles and practices they use to lead families with the goal of helping you maximize the potential in your ministry. For more content and notes, head to nickblevins.com.

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iTunes Ratings

69 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast: Children | Youth | Students | NextGen

Updated 21 days ago

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The Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast is where you can hear from top leaders in children’s ministry, student ministry and family ministry. You’ll learn the principles and practices they use to lead families with the goal of helping you maximize the potential in your ministry. For more content and notes, head to nickblevins.com.

Rank #1: Episode 080: A Strategic Plan for Partnering With Parents With Phil Bell

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In this episode I talk with Family Ministry leader, Phil Bell. Phil and I walk through his book, Team Up: The Family Ministry Playbook for Partnering With Parents. Phil shares the partnership strategy his church uses–from how they connect parents with one another, to resources...

Nov 21 2017
50 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 087: Erin English on Growing Your Volunteer Team and Setting Goals in the New Year

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In this episode, I talk with Erin English. Erin is the Early Childhood Pastor at Westside Family Church. Erin shares the principles and practical steps that helped grow her volunteer team from 250 to 400 in just two years. We then have a great conversation...

Jan 16 2018
55 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 074: How to Onboard and Train Volunteers With Scott Magdalein

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In this episode, I talk with Scott Magdalein of TrainedUp.Church. Scott shares a full volunteer onboarding process, walks through some great free resources, and shares the best way to maximize the number of volunteers who experience training. We also talk specifically about TrainedUp and how you...

Oct 10 2017
50 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 043: Empowering Leaders and Giving Up Control With Lenny Moore

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In this episode, I interview NextGen Pastor, Lenny Moore. Lenny and I have a great conversation about being intentional when it comes to raising up new leaders. We talk about how to empower leaders in our ministry to lead according to their gifts, not ours, and Lenny...

Mar 07 2017
50 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 098: 4 Views on Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers

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In this episode, I talk with Shelley Donaldson, Nick Elio, Mark Oestreicher, and Eric Woods – 4 of the 5 contributing authors of 4 Views on Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers. They each share why they wanted to be a part of this project and why it’s...

Apr 10 2018
57 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 058: Summer Programming in Youth Ministry With Joe Crabb

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In this episode, I talk with Joe Crabb of Woodside Bible Church about student ministry and youth ministry in the summer. Typically, youth ministry takes a break during the summer when students are off from school. However, Joe and his team have decided to leverage that time and lean...

Jun 20 2017
46 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 003: Volunteers: Stop Recruiting, Start Retaining With Christine Kreisher

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In this episode, I talk with Christine Kreisher, Discipleship Pastor at GT Church in Reading, PA. We talk about the book she co-authored, entitled The Volunteer Project: Stop Recruiting, Start Retaining. Christine would suggest we prioritize volunteer retainment over recruitment, and by doing that we can...

May 31 2016
54 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 063: Strategy for Partnering with Parents With Sherry Surratt

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In this episode, I talk with Sherry Surratt, the Executive Director of Family Strategy at Orange, about a year long strategy for partnering with parents. Sherry shares what a 12-month plan looks like practically for your ministry, and previews some of the things Orange is working on to help church leaders partner with...

Jul 25 2017
57 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 048: Small Group Leader Best Practices With Shannon Pijanowski

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In this episode, I talk with one of the small group leaders from our church, Shannon Pijanowski. Shannon is a phenomenal small group leader who leads a group of 2nd graders every Sunday morning, and a group of 11th graders every Sunday night. We walk through what she...

Apr 11 2017
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 044: Core Values for Family Ministry Leadership With John Huber

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In this episode, I interview John Huber. We talk about the values that he and his family ministry leaders utilize, and how these values help them create a great culture. John Huber Connect with John on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Email: jhuber@westsidefamilychurch.com Westside Family Church Links Mentioned...

Mar 14 2017
48 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 109: The 3 Pillars of Junior High Ministry With Justin Herman

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In this episode, I talk with Junior High Ministry Leader, Justin Herman. Justin shares the three things he believes are essential to building a successful ministry, what it looks like to develop long term strategies, and what he does to partner with parents. Justin Herman...

Jun 26 2018
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 054: Partnering With Parents With Will Hutcherson

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In this episode, I talk with Will Hutcherson of NextLevel Church in Fort Meyers, FL. Will and I talk about clarifying the win for family engagement and their five-part strategy for partnering with parents. He shares a lot of practical things they have done to simplify...

May 23 2017
52 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 052: Jeff Henderson on Helping Dads Invest in Their Sons

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In this episode, I talk with Jeff Henderson of Gwinnett Church. Jeff and I talk about Champion Tribes–something new he’s launching to help busy dads connect with their sons in unique and life-changing ways. If you lead in ministry, it’s an awesome way to partner with parents...

May 09 2017
50 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 110: Ministry Hacks with Kenny Conley

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In this episode, I welcome back NextGen Pastor, Kenny Conley, to the podcast (Check out Episode 25 & Episode 67 for our previous conversations). Kenny and I talk about 3 key ministry hacks to help you accomplish more in less time and improve the quality of...

Jul 03 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 117: Redefining Preschool Ministry with Erin English

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In this episode, I talk with Erin English about redefining preschool ministry. Erin walks through what preschool ministry looked like at her church in previous years, how they shifted their focus to be on relationships and the gospel, and how she helped her team and...

Sep 04 2018
47 mins
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Rank #16: Episode 028: Staff, Volunteer & Budget Benchmarks for Children’s & Youth Ministry With Anthony Prince

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In this episode, I talk with Anthony Prince of Ministry Architects. We talk about what healthy benchmarks are for staffing, volunteers, and budgets in children’s and youth ministry. Anthony Prince Connect with Anthony on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Newhope Church Share Your Staffing &...

Nov 22 2016
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #17: Episode 131: Keith Ferrin on “The Expert Interviews – All About Family Ministry”

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In this episode, I talk with Keith Ferrin about his new book, The Expert Interviews: All About Family Ministry. We touch on some of the interviews and conversations Keith includes in the book, and then he shares highlights and common themes that came out in...

Dec 11 2018
51 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 099: Reaching Millenial Parents with Michayla White

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In this episode, I talk with Interim Executive Director of INCM, Michayla White, about some research they have done involving millennial parents. Michayla breaks down some of the stereotypes surrounding this generation of parents and shares the results of a survey that leans into what...

Apr 17 2018
50 mins
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Rank #19: Episode 034: Andy Needham on Training and Equipping Volunteers

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In this episode, I talk with Andy Needham. Andy is part of an organization called Greenhouse that puts on one-day children’s ministry volunteers training and a one-day youth ministry volunteers training.We walk through what he and his team have learned in doing these events and how we can take those lessons to better...

Jan 03 2017
40 mins
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Rank #20: Episode 113: Resourcing Parents With Lindsey Whitney

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In this episode, I talk with Children’s Pastor, Lindsey Whitney. Lindsey does a great job resourcing leaders and parents at her church, and she shares those resources on her blog GrowingKidsMinistry.com.  In our conversation she walks through a lot of those resources – from Bibles...

Jul 31 2018
36 mins
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