The Middle Years Ministry

Formerly "The JH Uth Guy", THE MIDDLE YEARS MINISTRY is a Site Dedicated to Providing Resources, Ideas, and Help to Pastors, Leader, Directors, Teachers, Mentors and Anyone Else Working in
the
Pivotal and Important 5th-9th Grade Years. The “Middle Years” are not children’s ministry, not high school ministry, and are more than just Middle School/Jr. High. It is a unique and specialized ministry, where the final lifelong faith decision are made.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hint/Help: “Going On for God” (Parent/Leader Training)

This seminar is designed for church leaders (pastors, youth pastors, volunteers, youth workers, teachers, children’s workers, etc.) AND Christian parents who are interested in their kids going on for God

About Mel:
Mel Walker is the president and co-founder of Vision For Youth, Inc., an international network for youth ministry. Mel is a frequent speaker (both nationally and internationally) at youth, church leadership, family life, and parenting conferences. He speaks to thousands of students, church leaders, and youth workers each year and has organized and led several regional, statewide, and national youth and youth ministry conferences and events. Mel is a graduate of Clarks Summit University (then Baptist Bible College & Seminary), AA & BRE, MMin, and has done graduate work at Iowa State University and Faith Baptist Theological Seminary.

Mel & his wife, Peggy, are the parents of 3 grown children, and now have 8 grandchildren. Mel & Peggy are active in Heritage Baptist Church in Clarks Summit, PA, where they co-lead the college-age young adult ministry. Mel is also a part-time youth pastor at Wyoming Valley Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
After serving as a youth pastor in Michigan for several years, Mel then taught youth and family ministry courses and served in various administrative roles at Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa, and then at Baptist Bible College & Seminary in Clarks Summit, PA. He also ministered for several years as the director of student ministries at a denominational publishing company, where he led in their complete revision of the youth ministry curriculum. He is the author of eight other books, including Inter-Generational Youth Ministry: Why a Balanced View of Connecting the Generations is Essential for the Church, which was also published by Overboard Ministries and Vision For Youth Publishing. 
Sample Schedule: (The Going On For God Seminar” Basic Format:)
8:15 - 8:45 AM – Registration at the church & snacks for participants
8:45 - 9:45 AM – Session 1: What Do We Want For Our Kids?
10:00 - 11:00 AM – Session 2: How Can the Church & Families Collaborate? 11:15 - 12:15 PM – Session 3: Practical Strategies for Lasting Spiritual Growth


The Book: “Going On For God (Click to Take a Look)

See His Guest Writing for Our Site! 
“Keys to Longevity in Ministry”
“Is Inter-Generational Youth Ministry an Oxymoron” 

CLICK HERE (to get more information and booking) 

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