Professionalism in Student Ministry

Episode 50 Show Notes:

Podcast IconThe big 5-0!  We’ve made it to 50 episodes and it’s been a great ride!  So far!  Thanks for joining, listening to and interacting with the podcast and we look forward to continuing!

Today Tom and Jeremy Zach from reThink (aka Orange) talk about a relatively new devotional from Orange entitle “Wired” AND what’s trending in Student Ministry.  Jeremy is constantly talking to student pastors and constantly chatting with them.  That is why he is the perfect person to talk about what’s trending in student ministry right now!

So, here is what is in the today’s podcast:

  1. What is “Wired” and how can it help your students and your student ministry
  2. What’s trending in student ministry
  3. Professionalism in student ministry

If you want to connect with Jeremy you can find him here ( or find him on Twitter (

We’d love to hear from you about how you are getting students reading the Bible regularly and what your thoughts are on being “professional” as a students minister.  So go ahead and share with us what you think…

How are you getting your students into the word?  What have you done that is successful?  AND what is your view of professionalism in student ministry? Share your stories below or on social media using the hashtag #ymsidekick. Join the conversation. 

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Tom Pounder

A father of 4, Tom is the Online Campus Pastor as well as Social Media Director at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs, vlogs, periscopes and podcasts regularly about student and online ministry stuff. Check out his work at and on iTunes (search YMSidekick).

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