Advice to a New Youth Pastor

October 27, 2013

by Walker Moore, president/founder
AweStar Ministries
a missions ministry placing thousands of people on the
mission fields around the world as volunteers for the sake of the Gospel.

It seems like only yesterday I got the call on a dingy, cream-colored rotary phone. A church wanted me to come and meet with the search committee as a candidate for youth pastor.

I came to the meeting with a heart full of excitement and a head full of ideas. It must have gone well because two weeks later, I was hired. And today, 40 years later, I’m just as excited about working with students. But as with any job, I wish I’d known back then what I know today. Continue reading