The Middle Years Ministry

THE MIDDLE YEARS MINISTRY is a Site Dedicated to Providing Resources, Ideas, and Help to Next Generation Pastors, Leader, Directors, Teachers, Mentors. Our goal is to MEET YOU in the MIDDLE in the Middle Years
, the Pivotal 5th-9th Grade Years. The middle ground between children’s ministry and high school ministry. The age where 85% of people make their final life-long faith decisions.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Top 10: Ways Santa Might Actually Be a Jr.High/Middle School Youth Pastor?

10.  He Is At Least 2 Feet Taller Than Anybody He Works With? (hello- little 6th grader way down there.)

9. Tummy That Jiggles Like a "Bowl Full of Jelly"?  (more like a bowl full of pizza!?)

8.  Beard? (=Hipster Beard?)

7. Is All Into Giving Away Stuff? (who wants a cool Free t-shirt or the new LeCrae CD?)

6. People Are Always Leaving Him Cookies? (all those sweet little old ladies at the church, baking around the holidays!)

5. He Knows When You Have Been Naughty or Nice? (just because you are sitting in the back row doesn't mean I can't see you talking though my lesson?)

4.  Is Always Carrying a Big Bag of Stuff? (cinch sack, messenger bag, backpack,...)

3. Christmas Is His Busiest Time of Year? (enough said...)

2. Works At Macy's? (has to work an extra part time job on the side?)

1. Is A Grown Man But Has An Office Full of Toys? (they are ALL object lessons and for illustrations...really?)

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