• A Chat with Sam Halverson, Tuesday, October 14, 3:30pm Eastern

    Join YPM’s Chris Wilterdink for an interview with Sam Halverson, author of a new resource from the Youth Cartel, “One Body: Integrating Teenagers into the Life of Your Church” on October 14 at 3:30 Eastern Time. Sam is the Conference Coordinator for Youth Ministries in the North Georgia Annual Conference of the UMC.... more »

  • When Your Heart’s Not In It

    By: Ti Chitsinde Elijah went before the people and said, ‘How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God follow him.’ But the people said nothing. – 1 Kings 18:21 We often go through life doing things we don’t really want to do for Continue Reading... more »

  • Meet Ti Chitsinde

    YPM is proud to introduce the new young adult devotion contributor for October, Ti Chitsinde. Take a second to learn more about Ti below, and check back on Wednesday, the 1st, to read the first of his four devotions. Hi, I’m Ti Chitsinde. I’m 25 and a member of Hatfield United Methodist Church in Harare, Continue Reading... more »

  • Burnt Up: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Kyle Wyman 7Lord, you enticed me, and I was taken in. You were too strong for me, and you prevailed. Now I’m laughed at all the time; everyone mocks me. 8Every time I open my mouth, I cry out and say, “Violence and destruction!” The Lord’s word has brought me nothing but insult and Continue Reading... more »

  • OPPORTUNITY: Generation Transformation – Apply now!

    Generation Transformation (GT) applications are now available for 2015 young adult mission opportunities. An initiative of Global Ministries, Generation Transformation offers service opportunities for young adults ages 18-30. Click here to learn about the three different mission service tracks: Global Mission Fellows, Global Justice Volunteers and Individual Volunteers. Apply now! Applications must be submitted by Continue Reading... more »

Devotions

  • When Your Heart’s Not In It

    By: Ti Chitsinde Elijah went before the people and said, ‘How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God follow him.’ But the people said nothing. – 1 Kings 18:21 We often go through life doing things we don’t really want to do for Continue Reading... more »

  • Burnt Up: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Kyle Wyman 7Lord, you enticed me, and I was taken in. You were too strong for me, and you prevailed. Now I’m laughed at all the time; everyone mocks me. 8Every time I open my mouth, I cry out and say, “Violence and destruction!” The Lord’s word has brought me nothing but insult and Continue Reading... more »

  • Having Doubts: A Young Adult Devotion

    By: Kyle Wyman Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus told them to go. When they saw him, they worshipped him, but some doubted. Jesus came near and spoke to them, “I’ve received all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them Continue Reading... more »

Job Openings

  • Full-Time Director of Student Ministries, St. Stephen’s UMC, Albuquerque, NM

    St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Albuquerque, NM is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministry to oversee youth programs and lead a team of volunteers in fulfilling the church’s mission of “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” St. Stephen’s is a younger than average congregation with an attendance of 540. Continue Reading... more »

  • Director of Youth Ministries, St. Paul’s UMC, Tallahassee, Florida

    Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church located in Tallahassee, Florida, is searching for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This person will lead the church’s youth ministry (grades 6 – 12) in keeping with our mission to “Follow Jesus, grow in community and transform the world.” Saint Paul’s UMC is a well-established, traditional church of about Continue Reading... more »

  • Full-Time Director of Student Ministry, Ooltewah UMC, Ooltewah, Tennessee

    Ooltewah United Methodist Church of Ooltewah, Tennessee, is a well-established United Methodist Church that is enjoying new growth and development springing up around it. The church is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministry to oversee youth programs and lead a team of ministry staff and volunteers in fulfilling the church’s mission of “Making Disciples Continue Reading... more »