10 Hard Things & SYMC

symc 13This week I’ll be spending some time with amazing youth workers from around the world at the Simply Youth Ministry Conference in Indianapolis. 

It’s one of my favorite times of the year – gotees galore and hipster glasses that will never bring sight to the blind.

One of the workshops I’m leading takes a look at hard decisions we all have to make in ministry – and how those decisions transform us.

In the past year or so, I’ve faced each of these choices and had to navigate my way around the implications.  And I think lots of youth workers face the same dilemmas on any given day.

Do I stay or go?

Do I offer justice or mercy?

Do I choose ministry or money/family/stability?

Do I stay in the youth ministry chair or begin pursuing the big chair?

Do I wage war or make peace?

I can’t wait to swap stories with youth leaders – and share just a little bit of how I navigated those hard decisions.

It’s going to be a great week where the only difficult decision I’ll have to make is grande or venti!

See you there!

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Author: Darren Sutton

I'm a dad - husband - veteran youth pastor. I'm trying to follow God's call on my life, despite my own shortcomings & because of His unfailing love.

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