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Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast: Children | Youth | Students | NextGen

By Nick Blevins: Church Leader, Speaker and Coach

The Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast is where you can hear from top leaders in children’s ministry, student ministry and family ministry. You’ll learn the principles and practices they use to lead families with the goal of helping you maximize the potential in your ministry. For more content and notes, head to nickblevins.com.

  1. 1.
    Episode 151: Life.Church Student Ministry with Vince Parker06/18/2019
    42:55
  2. 2.
    Episode 150: Volunteer Directors & Coaches with Jon Birkmire06/11/2019
    57:56
  3. 3.
    Episode 149: GenZ in Middle School Ministry with Matt Heer06/04/2019
    44:43
  4. 4.
    Episode 148: Kidmin – Trends, Maximizing Summer, and Productivity05/28/2019
    51:02
  5. 5.
    Episode 147: Justin Herman on Transitioning Churches & Keys to Junior High Ministry05/21/2019
    1:02:02
  6. 6.
    Episode 146: Learning, Networking & Social Media with Todd Hixenbaugh04/30/2019
    1:09:03
  7. 7.
    Episode 145: Dan Doerksen on Structuring Your Team for Maximum Impact04/23/2019
    1:03:57
  8. 8.
    Episode 144: Engaging New Kids with Special Sundays, Camps & VBS with Michelle Suarez04/16/2019
    44:50
  1. 9.
    Episode 143: The Family Framework & Partnering with Parents with Kurt Brodbeck04/09/2019
    44:42
  2. 10.
    Episode 142: Building Faith in Babies with Amber Lappin04/02/2019
    40:59
  3. 11.
    Episode 141: Bringing Hope to Students in Your Community With Will Hutcherson03/26/2019
    50:55
  4. 12.
    Episode 140: Beth Guckenberger on Helping Kids and Students Have a Heart for the Nations03/19/2019
    42:25
  5. 13.
    Episode 139: Shane Sanchez on Student Ministry and the Junior/Senior Gap03/12/2019
    52:40
  6. 14.
    Episode 138: Partnering With Schools With Becky Rydman03/05/2019
    42:50
  7. 15.
    Episode 137: Building a Preteen Ministry with Zach Matchett02/26/2019
    52:47
  8. 16.
    Episode 136: 7 Steps to Being Creative in Ministry with Jason Tilley02/19/2019
    43:07
  9. 17.
    Episode 135: How to Recruit & Retain Volunteers with Steven Knight02/12/2019
    44:58
  10. 18.
    Episode 134: 6 Milestones and Transitions to Celebrate with Parents with Matt Morgan01/29/2019
    53:46
  11. 19.
    Episode 133: 5-Part Strategy for Partnering with Parents01/22/2019
    28:48
  12. 20.
    Episode 132: Christina Teevan on Serving Special Needs Families12/18/2018
    37:28
  13. 21.
    Episode 131: Keith Ferrin on “The Expert Interviews – All About Family Ministry”12/11/2018
    51:23
  14. 22.
    Episode 130: Special Needs Ministry for Students with Jess Berryhill12/04/2018
    45:24
  15. 23.
    Episode 129: Craig Cable on Church Security11/27/2018
    42:53
  16. 24.
    Episode 128: Creating a Church Family for Kids & Students11/20/2018
    32:35
  17. 25.
    Episode 127: When Your Church Building is FOR the Community With Corey Ray Jones11/13/2018
    44:05
  18. 26.
    Episode 126: Deciding to Stay or Go in Ministry11/06/2018
    57:50
  19. 27.
    Episode 125: Student Ministry Leader Tribe Conversation10/30/2018
    1:04:41
  20. 28.
    Episode 124: Elementary Ministry Leader Tribe Conversation10/23/2018
    1:02:56
  21. 29.
    Episode 123: Preschool Ministry Leader Tribe Conversation10/16/2018
    1:00:18
  22. 30.
    Episode 122: Multi-Ethnic Ministry With Lisette Fraser10/09/2018
    39:49
  23. 31.
    Episode 121: Ratios, Benchmarks for Budget, Staffing and Volunteers with Annette Safstrom10/02/2018
    58:52
  24. 32.
    Episode 120: 10 Key Agreements for Your Team With Kevin Monahan09/25/2018
    41:45
  25. 33.
    Episode 119: Gina McClain on Building a Lead Small Culture09/18/2018
    1:04:31
  26. 34.
    Episode 118: NextGen Ministry in a Small Church with Kelly Stockdale09/11/2018
    49:47
  27. 35.
    Episode 117: Redefining Preschool Ministry with Erin English09/04/2018
    47:48
  28. 36.
    Episode 116: Eric Bryant – Helping Kids & Students Belong Before They Believe08/21/2018
    47:42
  29. 37.
    Episode 115: Ministry Boost + Mission Trip Strategy with Calla Parker08/14/2018
    45:06
  30. 38.
    Episode 114: Preparing High School Seniors for College With Gerald Fadayomi08/07/2018
    30:37
  31. 39.
    Episode 113: Resourcing Parents With Lindsey Whitney07/31/2018
    36:20
  32. 40.
    Episode 112: Nick Salyers on Equipping Parents and Students for College07/24/2018
    40:58
  33. 41.
    Episode 111: Small Church, Big Church, and Multi-Site Church with Tom Bump07/10/2018
    56:01
  34. 42.
    Episode 110: Ministry Hacks with Kenny Conley07/03/2018
    1:07:56
  35. 43.
    Episode 109: The 3 Pillars of Junior High Ministry With Justin Herman06/26/2018
    1:05:33
  36. 44.
    Episode 108: Mile Markers for Parents, Calendar, Trip Planning and Facilities with Britt Kitchen06/19/2018
    54:35
  37. 45.
    Episode 107: Steve Cullum on Helping Students Struggling With Mental Health06/12/2018
    1:02:47
  38. 46.
    Episode 106: Charlie Conder on Partnering With Schools and Women in Student Ministry06/05/2018
    46:01
  39. 47.
    Episode 105: Dan Scott on “Caught in Between: Engaging Your Preteens Before They Check Out”05/29/2018
    56:07
  40. 48.
    Episode 104: Sam Collier on Finding Your Voice05/22/2018
    42:27
  41. 49.
    Episode 103: Leading a Team That is 70% Student Volunteers with Kellie Krueger05/15/2018
    49:02
  42. 50.
    Episode 102: Orange Conference 2018 Highlights and Key Takeaways05/08/2018
    44:21
  43. 51.
    Episode 101: Creating a Social Media Strategy for Your Ministry With Kevin Jennings05/01/2018
    51:56
  44. 52.
    Episode 100: How to Plan Your Event With Jim Murphy04/24/2018
    51:07
  45. 53.
    Episode 099: Reaching Millenial Parents with Michayla White04/17/2018
    50:04
  46. 54.
    Episode 098: 4 Views on Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers04/10/2018
    57:59
  47. 55.
    Episode 097: Kurt Johnston on Student Ministry Strategy04/03/2018
    45:15
  48. 56.
    Episode 096: A Discipleship Strategy for Kids With Danielle Bell03/27/2018
    45:37
  49. 57.
    Episode 095: Amy Fenton on VBS Planning and the Difference Between Evangelism and Discipleship03/20/2018
    45:21
  50. 58.
    Episode 094: Internships, Residencies, and Leadership Development With Kevin Monahan03/06/2018
    48:56
  51. 59.
    Episode 093: Jim Wideman on Making Time to Rethink Your Ministry02/27/2018
    55:19
  52. 60.
    Episode 092: How North Point Does Student Ministry With Louie Lovoy02/20/2018
    56:01
  53. 61.
    Episode 091: The Top 5 Things That Influence the Faith of the Next Generation With Jana Magruder02/13/2018
    43:57
  54. 62.
    Episode 090: Equipping Parents to Lead Their Families in Faith With Dr. Michelle Anthony02/06/2018
    48:35
  55. 63.
    Episode 089: Engaging Middle Schoolers in Large Group and Small Group With Ashley Bohinc01/30/2018
    49:23
  56. 64.
    Episode 088: Serving Families Well Through Trauma and Other Challenges With Kim Botto01/23/2018
    53:32
  57. 65.
    Episode 087: Erin English on Growing Your Volunteer Team and Setting Goals in the New Year01/16/2018
    55:43
  58. 66.
    Episode 086: Chris Sasser on The Parent Network01/09/2018
    1:01:09
  59. 67.
    Episode 085: Serving Preteens and Their Families With Bill Hegedus12/26/2017
    56:43
  60. 68.
    Episode 084: Alston Causey on Creating a Remarkable Volunteer Culture12/19/2017
    44:21
  61. 69.
    Episode 083: A Deep Dive Into Preschool Ministry With Alison Leamon12/12/2017
    48:47
  62. 70.
    Episode 082: Training and Equipping Small Group Leaders With Afton Phillips12/05/2017
    42:21
  63. 71.
    Episode 081: Rachel Walker – Starting a Ministry From Scratch11/28/2017
    46:17
  64. 72.
    Episode 080: A Strategic Plan for Partnering With Parents With Phil Bell11/21/2017
    50:10
  65. 73.
    Episode 079: Coaching and Leading Not Normal Volunteers With Adam Duckworth11/14/2017
    44:54
  66. 74.
    Episode 078: Creating Great Family Experiences for Kids and Parents With Dave Truitt11/07/2017
    40:47
  67. 75.
    Episode 077: “Don’t Quit” with Gina McClain and Jessica Bealer10/31/2017
    59:44
  68. 76.
    Episode 076: 4 Key Things to Remember as a Leader With Kathie Phillips10/24/2017
    36:32
  69. 77.
    Episode 075: What a 1:500 Staff-Kid Ratio Looks Like With Andrae Jones10/17/2017
    52:43
  70. 78.
    Episode 074: How to Onboard and Train Volunteers With Scott Magdalein10/10/2017
    50:02
  71. 79.
    Episode 073: Helping New Families Stick With Greg Curtis and Joe Schmaltz10/03/2017
    59:59
  72. 80.
    Episode 072: Creating Irresistible Environments with Lisa Molite09/26/2017
    39:03
  73. 81.
    Episode 071: Structuring Age Groups Within NextGen With JC Thompson09/19/2017
    58:52
  74. 82.
    Episode 070: Hard Conversations and Tribes for Parents With Cindy Fiala09/12/2017
    52:55
  75. 83.
    Episode 069: How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge With Clay Scroggins09/05/2017
    44:26
  76. 84.
    Episode 068: Rich Birch on Breaking 1000 in Family Ministry08/29/2017
    55:05
  77. 85.
    Episode 067: Kenny Conley – 5 Keys to a Good Start08/22/2017
    1:14:46
  78. 86.
    Episode 066: Jessica Bealer on Multisite Children’s Ministry08/15/2017
    1:03:23
  79. 87.
    Episode 065: The Unstuck Church With Tony Morgan08/08/2017
    58:24
  80. 88.
    Episode 064: Top 10 Mistakes Children’s Ministry Leaders Make With Ricardo Miller08/01/2017
    57:27
  81. 89.
    Episode 063: Strategy for Partnering with Parents With Sherry Surratt07/25/2017
    57:45
  82. 90.
    Episode 062: Serving as a Student With Micah Fletcher & John Cahill07/18/2017
    39:16
  83. 91.
    Episode 061: Empowering Students to Serve With Alex Beaverson07/11/2017
    48:04
  84. 92.
    Episode 060: Your Team’s Wiring and Women in Ministry With Amber Baker07/04/2017
    56:20
  85. 93.
    Episode 059: Serving Disability Families With Ellen Stumbo06/27/2017
    54:05
  86. 94.
    Episode 058: Summer Programming in Youth Ministry With Joe Crabb06/20/2017
    46:20
  87. 95.
    Episode 057: The Myth of Balance With Frank Bealer06/13/2017
    46:14
  88. 96.
    Episode 056: Creating Irresistible Environments With Gabe Boucher06/06/2017
    38:29
  89. 97.
    Episode 55: Youth Ministry Trips, Volunteer Culture, and Programming with Tomy Cummins05/30/2017
    59:02
  90. 98.
    Episode 054: Partnering With Parents With Will Hutcherson05/23/2017
    52:36
  91. 99.
    Episode 053: Q & A With Your Questions From the Year05/16/2017
    1:07:37
  92. 100.
    Episode 052: Jeff Henderson on Helping Dads Invest in Their Sons05/09/2017
    50:34
  93. 101.
    Episode 051: Ministry in a Small Church With Jared Massey05/02/2017
    54:48
  94. 102.
    Episode 050: “Growing Young” With Brad Griffin04/25/2017
    48:47
  95. 103.
    Episode 049: Understanding Middle Schoolers and Pointing Them to Jesus With Katie Edwards04/18/2017
    49:13
  96. 104.
    Episode 048: Small Group Leader Best Practices With Shannon Pijanowski04/11/2017
    1:02:36
  97. 105.
    Episode 047: Creativity in Youth Ministry With Justin Knowles04/04/2017
    48:53
  98. 106.
    Episode 046: Leading Yourself and Aligning a NextGen Team With Aaron Bauer03/28/2017
    55:43
  99. 107.
    Episode 045: Engaging Kids in Worship With Corinne Noble03/21/2017
    46:19
  100. 108.
    Episode 044: Core Values for Family Ministry Leadership With John Huber03/14/2017
    48:46
  101. 109.
    Episode 043: Empowering Leaders and Giving Up Control With Lenny Moore03/07/2017
    50:04
  102. 110.
    Episode 042: Leadership Pipelines With Todd Adkins02/28/2017
    51:56
  103. 111.
    Episode 041: Leadership Development at Life.Church With Allyson Evans02/21/2017
    54:08
  104. 112.
    Episode 040: Delegating and Focusing on Your Strengths With Tom Bump02/14/2017
    1:04:53
  105. 113.
    Episode 039: Apps, Technology and Curriculum With Michael Covington02/07/2017
    1:00:21
  106. 114.
    Episode 038: Melissa MacDonald on Discipling Kids01/31/2017
    44:03
  107. 115.
    Episode 037: Tom Pounder on Youth Ministry, Social Media, and Online Services01/24/2017
    37:22
  108. 116.
    Episode 036: The LCBC Team on Multi-Site Family Ministry01/17/2017
    53:21
  109. 117.
    Episode 035: Sam Luce on the Tension Between Entertainment and Discipleship01/10/2017
    49:44
  110. 118.
    Episode 034: Andy Needham on Training and Equipping Volunteers01/03/2017
    40:28
  111. 119.
    Episode 033: Corey Ray Jones on Productivity and Effective Planning12/27/2016
    48:01
  112. 120.
    Episode 032: Jeff Cochran on Leadership Development12/20/2016
    51:44
  113. 121.
    Episode 031: The Power of Story with Dan Scott12/13/2016
    56:06
  114. 122.
    Episode 030: “If Disney Ran Your Children’s Ministry” With Dale Hudson12/06/2016
    44:36
  115. 123.
    Episode 029: Discipling Kids and the Gospel Project with Jeff Reed11/29/2016
    39:49
  116. 124.
    Episode 028: Staff, Volunteer & Budget Benchmarks for Children’s & Youth Ministry With Anthony Prince11/22/2016
    1:03:25
  117. 125.
    Episode 027: Tom Shefchunas on Volunteer Coaches and Metrics in Ministry11/15/2016
    47:16
  118. 126.
    Episode 026: Heidi Hensley on Tough Topics for Leaders11/08/2016
    58:19
  119. 127.
    Episode 025: Kenny Conley on NextGen and Family Ministry11/01/2016
    43:01
  120. 128.
    Episode 024: Terrace Crawford on Empowering Students to Serve10/25/2016
    39:25
  121. 129.
    Episode 023: Carey Nieuwhof on Conversations That Will Help Grow Your Church10/18/2016
    1:02:22
  122. 130.
    Episode 022: Brian Dollar on Equipping Parents for Tough Conversations10/11/2016
    51:40
  123. 131.
    Episode 021: Ryan Frank on Recruiting Volunteers10/04/2016
    45:40
  124. 132.
    Episode 020: Nina Schmidgall on Women in Church Leadership09/27/2016
    50:42
  125. 133.
    Episode 019: Josh Griffin on Teaching and Resourcing in Youth Ministry09/20/2016
    37:56
  126. 134.
    Episode 018: Bill Hegedus on Preteen Ministry and Partnering With Parents09/13/2016
    48:29
  127. 135.
    Episode 017: Matt McKee on the Technology Talk09/06/2016
    41:41
  128. 136.
    Episode 016: Jeremy Lee on Parent Ministry and Partnership08/30/2016
    56:23
  129. 137.
    Episode 015: Gina McClain on Small Groups and Sticking With Your Church08/23/2016
    54:44
  130. 138.
    Episode 014: EJ Swanson on Teaching Students and Leading NextGen08/16/2016
    54:31
  131. 139.
    Episode 013: Ben Kerns on Youth Ministry Challenges08/09/2016
    52:15
  132. 140.
    Episode 012: Rob Cizek on How to Lead Up08/02/2016
    1:09:58
  133. 141.
    Episode 011: Matt Guevera on Prioritizing Your Relationship With God07/26/2016
    57:53
  134. 142.
    Episode 010: Kristen Ivy on Just a Phase07/19/2016
    1:12:17
  135. 143.
    Episode 009: Kevin Monahan on Volunteer and Staff Development07/12/2016
    1:02:32
  136. 144.
    Episode 008: Amy Fenton on Recruiting Volunteers and VBS07/05/2016
    45:41
  137. 145.
    Episode 007: Chris Wesley on Youth Ministry With a Strategy06/28/2016
    43:51
  138. 146.
    Episode 006: Cindy Fiala on the Family Ministry Model and Women in Leadership06/21/2016
    1:02:57
  139. 147.
    Episode 005: Kenny Campbell on Creating a Digital Strategy for Your Ministry06/14/2016
    48:11
  140. 148.
    Episode 004: Jim Wideman on Staffing, Hiring, and Deciding If You Should Stay or Go06/07/2016
    1:04:26
  141. 149.
    Episode 003: Volunteers: Stop Recruiting, Start Retaining With Christine Kreisher05/31/2016
    54:16
  142. 150.
    Episode 002: Frank Bealer on Volunteers Who Lead Like Staff05/24/2016
    50:09
  143. 151.
    Episode 001: Elle Campbell on Small Groups and Partnering With Parents05/15/2016
    45:46

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