YM Sidekick (Your Ministry Sidekick) encourages and inspires ministry leaders with practical tools and knowledge to build a ministry that will have a lasting impact on generations to come.

Whether you are a volunteer, part- or full-time leader, YM SideKick offers practical insights on how you can build a ministry that successfully reaches people for Christ, encourages them in their faith and helps them be the leaders for their generation.  With over 17 years of full-time Youth Ministry experience, Tom has successfully built small to medium sized ministries and has gained practical experience in impacting our youth with limited resources.

Tom has a background in Student Ministry working over 17 years with teenagers and currently serves as the Student Ministry and Online Campus Pastor at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA.  Tom blogs regularly for Orange Leaders and has blogged in the past for YM360.

At YM Sidekick you’ll find fresh content throughout the work week. For instance…

  • Mondays are blog and video days (here and YouTube)
  • Wednesdays are podcasts days (iTunes)

You can also follow Tom and the YM Sidekick on Twitter, Google+ or Facebook.

(C) Tom Pounder

All writings, unless otherwise stated, on this site are copyrighted and may not be copied, published, broadcast, rewritten, sold, used, or redistributed without permission.

This copyrighted material is by Tom Pounder and shall not be published, rewritten, reused, or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium.   None of these materials or any portion thereof may be printed, stored in a computer, or other storage device for personal, commercial, or non-commercial use.   This material cannot be used in whole or in any part without written permission, except for brief review or commentary.

If you have any questions regarding copyright or use of the materials on this site, contact Tom Pounder and I will try to address your needs or concerns.  Thank you!


2 thoughts on “About

  • November 11, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    This is way cool!!! Now I have never been hip (family joke), so my lingo is a bit sad, but your blogs are a great idea. I am amazed at the thought that goes into these. Keep it up. I especially love the dance party idea, only wished we could have been there!!!

  • January 7, 2018 at 1:35 pm

    hey tom ssup? nice work man


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