High School Service Trips, Part 1: Navigating transitions from one experience to another

Too often in youth ministry, we tend to jump from one cause to the next. This gives our students missional whiplash, and I suspect prevents us from supporting the “cause” as much as we think we are.

I wouldn’t be able to recognize this reality except for a relationship that our ministry stumbled into nearly eight years ago. After Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in 2005, our church began an immediate and active presence in Waveland, Mississippi – the community most devastated by the storm. As an extension of the initial disaster relief Mars Hill provided, our high school ministry sought to get involved in any way we could…

Read the full article at: https://fulleryouthinstitute.org/blog/high-school-service-trips-part-1-navigating-transitions-from-one-experience#sthash.sK2QqL3s.dpuf

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