91. What Quarantine Taught Us About Youth Ministry

91. What Quarantine Taught Us About Youth Ministry

Show notes

The last couple of months have been challenging for all of us, but it has been a time of accelerated learning and dynamic change that has probably been a long time coming. There’s a lot we could talk about but in this episode we'll discuss what what quarantine taught us about youth ministry.


  • 00:00... Intro
  • 01:57... Lesson 1: Face to face, in person relationships are incredibly valuable
  • 03:26... Lesson 2: Youth ministries have relied heavily on programming to build relationships
  • 04:56... Lesson 3: There are a lot of gifted leaders on our teams who have not been empowered well
  • 07:52... Lesson 4: Youth ministries have already invested in new ministry opportunities that may never have existed otherwise
    • 08:33... Example 1: Leveraging social media for more than event promo
    • 09:50... Example 2: Training students to use simple tools to create engaging social media posts
    • 10:10... Example 3: Podcasting with students (see resource below)
  • 11:48... What have you learned?
  • 12:16... Was this helpful? Help us grow!


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Brian Biedenbach

Brian Biedenbach

Brian is the Director of Leader Development for Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana. He is a 20 year youth ministry veteran who is passionate about developing leaders for greater Kingdom impact.

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