In My Third Decade

My story is about longevity in youth ministry and at the same church, but what happens when staying at the same church is not an option? How do you transition well and keep in youth ministry for the long haul? Enjoy Todd Pearage’s story! There is much to learn from him:

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1. My Third Decade stickers and a button if you haven’t gotten one yet. (Value $2.50 plus shipping and bragging rights)
2. Dropbox link to a one off message, 4 games (one being a special version of 12 in 12), 30 day devotional, and an interactive worship experience… all not yet released on DYM… (combined value approx. $35).
3. You will get a shout out from Moses on an upcoming episode (value: priceless)

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NORTHEAST US FRIENDS, CHECK OUT THE YOUTH LEADER SUMMIT at Harvey Cedars Bible Conference May 22-24. Join Todd and Josh Griffin! More info at

CONTROLLED CHAOS CONVERSATION WITH JUSTIN HERMAN. Hear a heartfelt conversation between Kurt Johnston and Justin Herman on Justin loosing his youth ministry job.


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