The FYI on Youth Ministry Podcast: Episode 9

An interview with Scott Cormode; Communicating with senior leaders

The FYI on Youth Ministry is a podcast that brings together the Fuller Youth Institute’s groundbreaking research, practical advice from ministry experts, and heartfelt stories from diverse church leaders and young people to give you ideas and inspiration for your youth ministry.

In this episode, hosts Giovanny Panginda and Jane Hong-Guzman de Leon talk with Dr. Scott Cormode about how to listen well and be the bridge to help church leaders understand young people. Scott shares some tips for leading up, inviting your senior pastor to reimagine how youth ministry could be done. Scott’s new book The Innovative Church is available now.

Tweet: What you measure in ministry will ultimately change the culture of your congregation.



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Mentioned in the Podcast:

Book: The Innovative Church 

Podcast episode: An interview with Scott Cormode; Leadership and innovation in ministry

Additional Resources:

Blog: Leadership begins with Listening by Scott Cormode
Blog: 3 questions to encourage innovation in your congregation by Scott Cormode


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