Unite PodcastDec 06, 2023
What if Jesus was Serious?
We look at the sermon on the mount and ask the question what if Jesus was serious?
Gotta listen to find out what the title means.
Politics, Thanksgiving and pornography
We chat about he misuse of the pulpit, the Thanksgiving holiday and then end with a discussion on pornography.
Youth Ministry Fads
We talk about fads that have come and gone within youth ministry as well as a few other topics.
After an event
We talk about random stuff but also walk through an after event meeting.
Special Guest Tyler Gerig
We sit down with the Director of youth ministry at Wakarusa Missionary and Chat about his past and how it has effected his current ministry as well as some struggles within his community.
We talk about the movie and the future curriculum. We share how it made us feel and what stuck out.
Dating in High School: Sex, boundaries, and respect
We take the conversation on dating a little deeper speaking about boundaries, sex and more.
The duality of Youth Pastor
This episode we chat about some funny thing and then some serious things as we take a break between episodes on dating.
Dating in high school: is it worth it?
We cover the idea of dating in High School and Middle School. We do our best to break down the layers that build up around dating and relationships. We give some practical advice and hope that there is something you can take from this.
Life Updates, movie talk and more
We just catch up after a long week with no podcast but an incredible event.
Connect with your School
We talk about many things in this podcast. However, the largest section is about connecting with your school System and showing love to the staff and teachers as much as possible.
Links to songs
It's all Wrong
You are my country
Expectations and Advice
We look back at when we started ministry and talk about expectations that were and were not met that we had. This brings up topics like support, gossip, and more.
Looking ahead at a New Year
We chat about the upcoming year, selecting themes, choosing teachings, and planning schedules. We share some tips and insights in to how we plan and choose.
Share about our Summers and our missions experiences this year.
Season 1 Finale
We are taking a break for the summer. However, we end with a conversation about our fears in youth ministry. The things that shape our ministry for better or for worse.
We finally did it, we brought our wives on. Talked about being Pastors wives, its challenges and successes and so much more.
We take some time to catch up, dave shares another "fun" ministry story then we get into how we prep for messages and lessons.
Therapy Session with Dave
We cover a lot of different topics but we get real about our lives and relationships with our parents how that effects our ministry and life.
Working with other church and some theological hills.
We catch up as is usual, then share about a local tragedy. After that we move into working together and how we are able to but also we draw some lines where if crossed we would need to have a conversation.
Spiritual Gifts, Enneagram, and more.
We sit down and talk about how God has made us. our gifts, our personality and the ways that we tick.
Our call to ministry and how we hear God.
Dave, Cody and Josh share their calls to ministry and some of the instrumental people who helped lead, and guide them there. We follow this up by sharing a bit about how we individual hear God.
Dating, Marriage, and Sex
We check in with one another and share where are ministries are heading then dive into the topic of dating. This conversation does go pretty deep and covers a multitude of things from dating, sex, and even purity culture. We are pretty excited to share this with all of you.
Service Events and trips
We talk about an event we recently ran and some upcoming trips with our own ministry's and how we navigate the spiritual high coming off of these trips.
Appreciation and authenticity
We once again cover a wide range of topics but the biggest is how have our churches appreciated us and how do we appreciate our volunteers.
Mental health crisis and youth ministry pet peeves.
We cover a multitude of topics, but the biggest is how do we engage with the mental health crisis and minister to those kids.
How we handle chaos, and some "Super fun" ministry moments.
He sit down and chat about some ways we deal with chaos in our lives. Life is full of chaos and if we can find healthy ways to handle it burn out can be reduced as well as lessening added stress. Then we move into some funny and one really horrifying youth ministry moment you won't want to miss.
What Is Unite?
The three current members of Unite Youth Ministry share a bit about themselves and their hearts for Unite and the community they serve.