The Student Ministry Podcast | Youth Worker Resources | Leadership Development
About This Show
The Student Ministry Podcast is for any person serving and leading teenagers and young adults. The show content is aimed at helping youth pastors, small group leaders, Young Life leaders, college pastors, young adult pastors, and campus ministry directors and interns for ministries such as RUF, Navigators, Cru, Intervarsity BSM, FCA, and Chi Alpha. The show content will also be relevant to parents, teachers, and educators. This podcast is hosted by author and speaker Kenneth Ortiz. The podcast is primarily dedicated to inspiring, encouraging, and equipping youth workers, as well as pointing listeners to great tools and resources that will be helpful in student ministry.
Most Recent Episode
20 | Ben Markham: How to Have Tough Conversations with Leaders and Parents
Sometimes being a leader means that you need to have some tough or challenging conversations. In the world of student ministry, that often means you will be faced with having to confront a volunteer leader or you may need to challenge a parent in a manner that may feel uncomfortable.
In this episode, Kenny interviews veteran student pastor Ben Markham about how to tackle and navigate moments when we need to resolve a conflict or have a tough conversation with one of our leaders or with one of the parents of the students we care about. Ben shares great wisdom and insights from his years in leadership and pastoral ministry. Ben has been in student ministry for more than 15 years. Ben currently is the Lead Student Pastor at Discovery Church, a multi-site mega-church in Orlando, FL.