After 9 Youth Ministry Podcast

Welcome to After 9, the most honest podcast in youth ministry. Hosted by Zac Workun, Chad Higgins, and Kristen Lascola. Enjoy weekly episodes as the team asks the toughest questions related to student ministry and youth pastor health, success, and expectations. We hope that this weekly dose of honesty and humor help you fellow youth worker or youth pastor. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Find out more @ after9ministry.com

111: Youth Ministry Roadmap Phase 2 Build


What is essential for a good youth ministry? What does it take for a youth ministry to float? What are the most important things? In this second part of a five-part series learn more about how ...
Dec-12-2017

110: Youth Ministry Roadmap Phase 1 Discover


Where are you going? How will you get there? How long will it take? These are important journey questions In this first part of a five-part series learn more about how the youth ministry booster...
Dec-11-2017

109: Youth Ministry At The End of 2017


In the last episode of After 9, well as we used to know After 9, Zac, Chad, and Kristen talk about the year that was 2017 and what is new and next for Youth Ministry Booster and the podcast. Learn ...
Dec-06-2017

108: The Bible Project: Jon Collins Tim Mackie


The founding guys from the super awesome Bible Project stop this episode to talk about Biblical literacy and clarity in communication. Did you know that they were originally part of a skater youth ...
Nov-29-2017

107: Live Supercast At NYWC with Youth Ministry Answers Elle And Kenny Campbell


Episode 107 of After 9 is live at Youth Specialities National Youth Worker Convention 2017. Well, it was live and is now available here for you. Zac and Chad were blessed to share the studio space ...
Nov-21-2017

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH MINISTRY PODCAST TRAILER


Coming November 2017 Andy Root and friends have put together a new video curriculum to aid and assist conversations surrounding Science and Youth Ministry. It is an invaluable and free resource for...
Nov-16-2017

106: How Can I Support My Senior Pastor And Senior Leadership Well As A Youth Minister?


This episode is all about authority. Chances are if you are a student pastor, youth minister, or youth director you have a boss, a senior leader, or senior pastor to whom you report. So how do we w...
Nov-15-2017

THE DEVO PODCAST SEASON TWO PREVIEW


Check out this preview episode for the upcoming second season of The Devo Podcast featuring Acton Bowen. New episodes drop holiday season 2017. Check out season one www.thedevopodcast.com
Nov-08-2017

105: Acton Bowen Speaker, Author, Host


In this interview episode, Zac actually gets to sit across the table with national youth communicator, author, and tv-host Acton Bowen to talk about the early years of youth ministry and the curren...
Nov-08-2017

104: How Do I Minister To My Family Well As A Youth Minister?


The whole team is back to talk about ministering well at home. Youth minister, youth pastor, you are blessed if you minister well first to your spouse and family. Your partners for life and primary...
Nov-01-2017

103: Scott Pontier Youth And Young Adult Ministry


If you have ever been asked about millenials, young adult ministy, or starting something now for the next generation then Scott Pontier's After 9 has got your back. Join Zac and Scott as they talk ...
Oct-25-2017

102: Peter Young Jesus Film Pastor To Missionaries


In episode 102 Zac chats with Peter Young pastor to the International Recording Team for the Jesus Film. Hear some of Peter's story, work, and the importance of self-care for people working in the ...
Oct-18-2017

101: What Is The Most Important Youth Ministry Thing I Do Every Week?


In episode 101 Zac Chad and Kristen share their most important weekly task. Every week comes and goes in student ministry but as youth pastors and youth leaders we need to identify what the most im...
Oct-11-2017

100: What Are Good Youth Ministry Milestones?


Episode 100! Woohoo This episode was originally aired via Facebook live as Zac, Chad, and Kristen actually recorded it live after 9! Join the team as the reflect on 100 episodes past and 100 episod...
Oct-05-2017

99: Ninety Nine Free Things Every Youth Minister Needs To Have


It's episode 99 time and the team is back with free and nearly free stuff that every youth ministry leader should have or know about. Chad Higgins, Zac Workun, & Kristen Lascola all share their...
Sep-27-2017

98: Greg Stier Dare 2 Share


In episode 98 of After 9 Zac chats with Greg Stier from Dare 2 Share about youth ministry, evangelism, and the missing ingredients from your student ministry. Youth pastors of churches of any size ...
Sep-20-2017

97: Am I Expecting Too Much From My Middle School Students?


In episode 97 Zac, Chad, & Kristen talk about appropriate expectations for middle school aged youth in your student ministry. Seriously, are we all off-base? Why is it so hard to communicate with m...
Sep-13-2017

96: Andrew Zirschky: Youth Ministry Professor: What Is Youth Ministry Beyond The Screen?


In this interview episode of After 9 Zac sits down with Professor Andrew Zirschky the Academic Director Center for Youth Ministry Training. Stories of near-death, new life, and dynamic ways to reth...
Sep-06-2017

95: Brock Morgan What Is The Future of Youth Ministry In A Post Christian World?


In this interview episode of After 9 Zac chats with author, speaker, and minister Brock Morgan about how youth ministry has changed and what youth pastors today should be thinking about to prepare ...
Aug-30-2017

94: Stephen Ingram: What is Organic Student Ministry?


In episode 94 Zac interviews author, coach, creative, and youth minister Stephen Ingram about leadership and establishing organic systems in youth ministry that are sustainable enough to outlive a ...
Aug-23-2017

93: What's The Most Important Thing I Can Do For My Youth Ministry This Week? Join A Mastermind Group


In a word, join a mastermind group. Seriously! In episode 93 of After 9 Zac and Chad talk about how Zac found success in pulling off the biggest change in the history of his youth ministry (Hint: i...
Aug-16-2017

92: Hunter Gillis Youth Minister CA: BP Church


In this interview episode Zac sits down with Hunter "Gatherer" Gillis of Calgary, AB to talk about youth ministry in Canada and what working with your spouse in ministry really looks like. Hunter h...
Aug-09-2017

91: What Is Successful Youth Ministry?


You may have used different words to describe it, but we know that sometime this week you thought, "is this successful? am I successful?" In episode 91 of After 9 Zac and Chad have got your back as...
Aug-02-2017

90: Justin Wren: Fight For The Forgotten: Water4 Dig Deeper


In a special episode of After 9 Zac sits down with MMA fighter and missionary Justin Wren to talk about his work in the Congo and his fight to end the water crisis in Africa. Even though Justin is ...
Jul-26-2017

89: Shark Week Special: Youth Ministry Megashow: Ben Trueblood Kenny Elle Campbell Ryan Baker Zac Hummer


In a very special and most ridiculous episode of After 9, Chad and Zac honor that most sacred of seasons, Shark Week. So this year we invited a bunch of our amazing youth ministry podcast friends t...
Jul-19-2017
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