Courtney Kirk serves as the K-5 Children’s Ministry Coordinator for the Leander Church of Christ in Texas. She is an author and speaker equipping teachers and ministry leaders of small churches with classroom tools, techniques and an understanding of how kids learn best in order to create an excitement and love for God in them. (RaiseKidsForChrist.com)
“She was the best youth minister that I have ever had the privilege of working with," senior pastor Scott Brown said of Allison Williams. Brown's small church was shocked when their beloved youth pastor died suddenly on Monday.
Never think, says Dr. Meg Meeker, that you have no power to help your teens navigate challenges like social media, depression, and premarital sex. The dangers are real, she says, but "there’s a lot parents (and youth leaders) can do.”