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A Junior High Ministry podcast for Youth Workers! If you’re in Youth Ministry or Student Ministry (same thing) we hope you like Controlled Chaos Podcast! Part of the Youth Ministry Podcast Network and in partnership with Christ in Youth

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Whose on this episode.

Justin Herman

Phyllis Fagell talking Anxiety and Depression

Marko 

Todd Jones

Here were my 5’s...
1. Don’t be afraid to fail forward
2. Don’t be afraid to be silly 
3. Don’t be afraid to make someone mad
4. Don’t be afraid to focus on the unchurched 
5. Don’t be afraid of adulting 
 
My contact info...
Instagram - TheTodd_Jones
 
 
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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin!

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking the time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

 

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Who is on this episode:

Kurt Johnston

Justin Herman

Katie Edwards

Amanda Anderson

Albert Tate

 

Links:

Katie Edwards Saddleback Message,

 Justin and Kurt: After a lesson what are response time options?

Three categories to think about:

  1. The traditional Response
  2. An in-service activity
  3. On your own during the week

 Katie Edwards: 5 Things youth workers should know.

Amanda Anderson: All My Friends Have Issues

“You need to be able to relate in a healthy and safe way. We are told that we have to “be real” however not everything is able to be shared. If you can do that then you can lead students to do this well.”

“Fun is something that leads to trust and relationships for middle schoolers and can open doors”

 

Albert Tate: Albert Tate Podcast  Fellowship Monrovia

 “Make sure you are pouring your life into those kids and are experiencing community and discipleship. Be satisfied at knowing that the kingdom of God is being expanded because of your labor and investment.”

“Get creative and innovative and when there are opportunities to bless the church and service the senior leadership and affirm and encourage them that they work they are doing is creating spaces for transformation to happen in the lives of these young people”

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

Go to Linktr.ee/heyjustinherman for all his links! 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin!

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking the time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

 

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WE ARE PART OF THE YOUTH MINISTRY PODCAST NETWORK, Link HERE!           Featuring: Controlled Chaos Podcast, Youth Ministry United, MultiMulti Podcast, The Fringe Youth Worker Podcast and Why We Stayed Podcast Great podcasts make up the Youth Ministry Podcast Network.  For more info on the network and to check out other podcasts go to youthministrypodcastnetwork.com

Go to linktr.ee/controlledchaospodcast for all our links! 

Who is on this episode:

Kurt Johnston

Justin Herman

 

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

Go to Linktr.ee/heyjustinherman for all his links! 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin!

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking the time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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Junior High Webcast coming up with Kurt and Justin on July 2, 11 am CST on building a magnetic middle school ministry. How you can be attractive and missional that kids are drawn too with a missional aspect.

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Intro by Eryn Aubey, Christ in Youth

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman Host

Kurt Johnston Host

Matt Deprez Fuller Youth Institute

Jonathan Morrow Director of Cultural Engagement and Immersion at Impact 360 Institute

00:37 Welcome

01:15 We talk about Joel Olsteen

05:11 Teaching Topics

24:31 Matt Duprez, The Importnace of Grandparents

44:40 Jonathan Morrow, talking about Generationn Z

Teaching Topics with Justin and Kurt

  • If you could only teach 3 topics (and the first 3 don’t count)

    • Identity
    • Sex/Dating
    • Spiritual Gifts
    • Wisdom (Justin)
    • Life of Christ (Kurt)
    • Misunderstood people of the Bible (Justin)
    • Fruit of the Spirit (Kurt)
    • The “other”—a mission series on how to make disciples (Justin)
    • Choices and their consequences (Kurt)

Matt Deprez (Fuller Youth Institute)—Grandparents faith on young people

  • Proximity Matters. Faith does not go up if they are closer but it does increase faith maturity—it skyrockets if they live with 50 miles.

    • Technology can replace proximity in a way. Video chatting is huge and do it to eat meals together.
  • Grandparents shaped issues of identity, belonging, and purpose rather than spiritual discipline
    • You develop properly being around experts and that applies to faith too
  • Faith modeling is HUGE
    • It will shape the maturity of the child.
    • Reading the Bible and serving constantly helped and led to better conversations
    • Send pictures, stories, and verses if you do not live close 

Jonathan Morrow—Generation Z 

  • The first “Post-Christian” generation

    • 10% Boomers, 7% gen x, 6% millennials, 4% gen z have a Biblical Worldview (Barna)
  • Oldest Gen Z is just heading into college. 2x likely as adults to identity as atheist. 34% are “nones”. 58% agree there is no one true religion
  • “How I feel” and “what is true for me “is their default response—they are Christian relativists
    • Change from feeling questions to thinking questions
  • Find a way to disrupt them.
    • Use provocative questions
    • Get Christianity back into the realm of reality
  • We need to have as sophisticated conversations in church as they are having online. There is age appropriate ways to handle these conversations.
    • We want to help walk them to good answers.
    • We cant just say nothing or they may “outgrow” their faith

Discussion Questions:

  1. If you could teach any topic what would it be?
  2. How are we utilizing the grandparents in our church?
  3. Are we using “feeling” questions or “thinking” questions for our group questions?
  4. How do we make our environments to make students feel welcome?
  5. How are we disrupting their rhythm?
  6. Are we having sophisticated conversations with our students?

 

Links:

FREE CIY WEBCAST

Next Gen To Go

Matt's Twitter

Jonathan's Website

Impact 360

Jonathan's Twitter

GenZ Lab

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

Go to Linktr.ee/heyjustinherman for all his links! 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin!

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking the time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

Play Now

Christ in Youth, our exclusive podcast partner!!!!

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  • Email Sign-ups
  • Places to find the podcast
  • Our Youtube Page
  • Controlled Chaos Blog
  • Social Media Links
  • Campference

Go to controlledchaos.fun/linktree for all our links! 

 

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman LINKTREE

Kurt Johnston Saddleback.com

Saddleback Parent Ministry

Parent Skills Podcast

Mark Oestreicher The Youth Cartel

Jeff Wallace

Ben Trueblood

Caleb Kaltenbach.

 

Mark Oestreicher  #13 thing he loves about Jr. High Students

  • You can still take ‘em

 Ben Trueblood(Lifeway Students, Director of Student Ministry)

  • Parent Ministry

    • How do you get parents to embrace their role as spiritual leaders?

      • Use different phrasing and equip them. Many do not know how to disciple. So disciple the parents. By: Groups for parents, or student pastor jumping in, or partner with other ministry environments. You can start with a few parents and then send them out to disciple others.
      • Don’t try and be a Subject Matter Expert on parenting if you are not.

Jeff Wallace(Right Now Media, Director of LYFT tour and Youth Pastor Summit)

  • Student Leader Selection Process

    • No need to be rooted or long but you need a step to make sure they are serious

      • Ask Grade
      • Ask their passion
      • Ask how they define leadership and why they want to lead
      • Put references but don’t make a big deal (ask for a teacher or coach who has seen them lead)

Caleb Kaltenbach (Founder of The Messy Grace Group)

  • How do you handle LGBTQ?

    • You need to be having conversations about this, so you do not overreact when it happens.
    • Ask questions and set appropriate boundaries. Ask questions and do not throw out Bible verses.
    • Thank them for trusting you and dig deep to get to know more
    • You must be comfortable with them coming and not correcting everything they do
      • Still, need boundaries like with heterosexual students
      • Dating couples in different cabins and groups
    • Your job is not to fix them
    • It is your job to help them identify with Jesus more and make that their primary identity
    • It is not about behavior anymore but more about how they identify
    • Be intentional in all things you teach and how you reach (1 Cor. 9:19-23)
    • Trans-students?
      • Tread carefully. You do not want to embarrass or humiliate a student. Each situation is different, and conversations are essential.
    • Always remember to live in grace and truth

Links:

 

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

Go to controlledchaos.fun/Justin for all his links! 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin!

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking the time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

Play Now

Christ in Youth, our exclusive podcast partner!!!!

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For more information about

  • Christ in Youth our Podcast Partner
  • Email Sign-ups
  • Places to find the podcast
  • Our Youtube Page
  • Controlled Chaos Blog
  • Social Media Links
  • Campference

Go to controlledchaos.fun/linktree for all our links! 

 

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman LINKTREE

Kurt Johnston

Mark Oestreicher The Youth Cartel

Laura Atwater from South Hills Burbank

Award Winning Senior Staff Writer Jana Pruet from The Blaze ARTICLE WE TALKED ABOUT 

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

Go to controlledchaos.fun/Justin for all his links! 

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin!

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman

Kurt Johnston 

Mark Oestreicher

 

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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman

Kara Powell

Mark Oestreicher

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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman, Controlled Chaos

Mark Oestreicher  The Youth Cartel

Kara Powell Fuller Youth Institute 

 Be part of #ChaosNation

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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

Play Now

Christ in Youth, our exclusive podcast partner!!!! For info about CIY CLICK HERE

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Find Controlled Chaos Podcast on:
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Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman

Kurt Johnston

Mark Oestreicher

 

 Be part of #ChaosNation

 Twitter |Facebook Group Instagram

 

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman- Sandals Church

Carey Nieuwhof. Website  Twitter   New Book

Matt Lewis Twitter. The Daily Beast Writings   Book

Juan Fallas CIY: EMAIL HIM if you want to check out a CIY event!

Will from  Pier 19 Creative. Will works with youth pastors, churches, and faith based organizations. We help churches with branding, logo design, sermon graphics, t-shirt designs, and more

Website pier19creative.com or Instagram @pier19creative

 Be part of #ChaosNation

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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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 Intro done by: Auggie Mueller

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman- Sandals Church

Dr. John Townsend. Website

John on Twitter

Boundaries Books

Growth Skills Leadership Gatherings

 

Things Mentioned:

Our Controlled Chaos Podcast Partner CIY, Christ in Youth.

Our Sponsors. 

Central Christian College of the Bible, Moberly Missouri (where Justin went to college)

ORANGE- The XP3 Orange Curriculum 

 

Be part of #ChaosNation

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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

Play Now

Thanks to our partners at CIY! 

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 Intro done by: Jeremy Cannon, The Reasoned Life Podcast.

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman- Sandals Church

Dr. Kara Powell Website Fuller Youth  Sticky Faith

Dr. Steve Argue Website Twitter BOOK

Things Mentioned:

Our Controlled Chaos Podcast Partner CIY, Christ in Youth.

Our Sponsors. 

Central Christian College of the Bible, Moberly Missouri (where Justin went to college)

ORANGE- The XP3 Orange Curriculum 

 

Be part of #ChaosNation

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Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

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Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

Play Now

Thanks to our partners at CIY! 

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 Intro done by: Elle Campbell

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman- Sandals Church

Kurt Johnston- Saddleback Church

Things Mentioned:

Our Controlled Chaos Podcast Partner CIY, Christ in Youth.

Our Sponsors. 

Central Christian College of the Bible, Moberly Missouri (where Justin went to college)

ORANGE- The XP3 Orange Curriculum 

 

Be part of #ChaosNation

 Twitter |Facebook GroupInstagram

 

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Email

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

Play Now

Thanks to our partners at CIY! 

Join the Facebook Group!

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Find Controlled Chaos Podcast on:
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 Intro done by: Titus Weece, CIY

Whose on this episode? 

Justin Herman- Sandals Church

Heather Flies - Heatherflies.com

Stuart Hall- influnsr.co

Things Mentioned:

Our Controlled Chaos Podcast Partner CIY, Christ in Youth.

Our Sponsors. 

Central Christian College of the Bible, Moberly Missouri (where Justin went to college)

ORANGE- The XP3 Orange Curriculum 

 

Be part of #ChaosNation

 Twitter |Facebook GroupInstagram

 

Meet the HOST!

Justin Herman

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Email

Question or Show ideas? Email Justin at JustinHerman@controlledchaos.fun

Controlled Chaos Podcast: A junior high ministry podcast for youth workers!

Thank you for tuning in.  The work youth workers do is hard work, thank you! Thank you for taking time to get a little more equipped to do Junior High or Middle School Ministry in your Youth Ministry or Student Ministry at your church.  Keep it up!

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