Category Archives: Podcast

Summit Church: Elevate Fall Retreat Leaders Podcast

This is the leaders podcast for anyone who is coming to serve at Summit Church’s 2016 Fall Retreat!  Nov 11-13, 2016

To access to small group leaders guide for the retreat, click here!

8 More Ideas for connecting with students outside church

Here’s 8 more practical ideas for how you can connect with students OUTSIDE of church!  Do some of these things and it will make you a better & more effective youth leader!  So take a few minutes and maybe one of these ideas will help you to better connect with some students who you care about!



The #1 Thing People Look for in a Leader!

This is the foundation of leadership! Research from around the world over 35 years points to this one trait that is essential for all youth leaders!

Quotes and research cited in this podcast come from the book:

The Leadership Challenge by: Kouzes & Posner

Mini-Back Off Wall

This is the first in a series of mini podcasts that will be 5 min or less.  Packed with quick yet practical and helpful hints to help you be a better youth leader!

Shout out to Family Force 5 for the song to help us with this one!

Suicide Threats

Suicide is a scary and deadly possibility for teens these days!  Do you know what to do if a student who you know is suicidal?  As a youth worker, you need to know what to do, because God might use you to save someone’s life!

This podcast will give you some practical and helpful tips so you will know what to do and be better equipped to help students.

If you want more help with Suicide related issues here’s a few helpful Suicide Resources links:

Teen suicide what we need to know & do (blog series)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

ebook: Understanding Suicide

How to Handle potential suicide blog:

Counseling help for suicide threat or attempt

 Suicide prevention help

Society for Teen suicide prevention: