Thursday, October 15, 2009

Celebrating Volunteer-Led Youth Ministry

About 80 percent of churches in the United States do not have the luxury of a paid youth pastor. And once you step outside of America, finding a paid church youth worker is about as common as finding someone listening to an ABBA eight track tape. (I'm not saying they don't exist, just that they are extremely rare.)

Think about the ramifications of this for a moment.

The overwhelming majority of youth ministry here and around the world is quietly being done on the backs of volunteers in volunteer-led youth ministries.

If you think that's news, as BTO once sang: "You ain't seen nothin' yet." What's really amazing to me is this... to finish reading this short article and find out what is so amazing, GO HERE.

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