97. Use What You Have

97. Use What You Have

Show notes

Is there such a thing as a "typical" youth worker? Maybe. But Scripture calls us all to the responsibility of investing in the next generation. In this episode we're discussing how to use what you have - your gifts, talents, interests, and abiblities - to lead right where you are.


  • 00:00... Intro
  • 00:59... Called to youth ministry
  • 04:03... Responsibility to the next generation
  • 04:47... Special ops (opportunities) to develop new skills and build relationships
  • 08:28... Taking steps to connect your skills and abilities to youth ministry
    • 08:50... Pay attention to the needs
    • 10:46... Make the needs known to others
    • 11:36... Offer your gifts and talents to a local ministry
  • 12:19... Questions to answer to help you get started using what you have to offer in youth ministry
    • 12:28... What gifts, talents, or hobbies do you have?
    • 12:50... If you had a couple of young people interested in that, what would you do?
    • 13:12... Who can you reach out to to help you get started?


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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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Reggie Blackmon

Reggie Blackmon

Reggie Blackmon is a City Life Director in Fort Wayne for Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana.


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