Fifteen Minutes With Frank

Want to grow as a Youth Worker but don’t have a ton of time? Spend 15 minutes with Frank each week as he talks about what he is doing in his youth group and sharing what is on his mind regarding student ministry.

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 50 - Guest Speakers and Calling Parents During Youth Group


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We made it to episode 50!!! In this episode I talk about the guest speaker who came to my youth group and the tough call I had to make during youth group.

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Jan-17-2018

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 49 - Parent Meetings and The Match Game


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In the first episode of 2018 I talk about my first parent meeting and youth night of the year. 

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Jan-10-2018

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 48 - Best Christmas Party Ever


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In this quick (quickest!) episode I talk about my best Christmas party ever as well as talk about what I gave my leaders for Christmas. 

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Dec-20-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 47 - Leader Meetings & A Fun Game


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In this episode I share about my Sunday youth service and the fun game we played as well as talk about my leadership team meeting we had. 

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Dec-06-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 46 - Top Six Favorite Games


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In this episode I talk about my top six games to play in student ministry.

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Nov-21-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 45 - Three Audiobooks You Should Checkout


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We played a really silly game called Touch It, Smell It, Taste It. It did really well! I also share three audiobooks I have been listening to recently.

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Nov-07-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 44 - Free Youth Ministry Lesson About Jesus & The Cross


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In our student ministry we tried something new with  having our leaders teach the main message in segments. I explain how we did it and talk about an awesome game we played too!

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Oct-31-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 43 - Empowering Your Seniors in Youth Ministry


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One of my personal all time favorite games was played last night. I also share what we are doing to empower our seniors to leave a legacy in our student ministry and prepare them for college.

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Oct-24-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episodes 42 - Determining Your Youth Ministry Wins With Your Leaders


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In this episode I share about a fun game and go in to detail about my message on sin. I also share practical wins for your volunteer leaders to do each youth night.

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Oct-17-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 41 - Marketing Your Youth Ministry For Free


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In this episode Frank talks about all the ways he tries to market his student ministry for free or super cheap. He also talks about one of the best games he has played in his student ministry in re...

Oct-10-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 39 - Youth Ministry Interview with Justin Knowles


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Fifteen Minutes with Frank where for at least fifteen minutes (but probably more) we talk about youth ministry. This episode we talk with Justin Knowles. Subscribe where you listen to podcasts.

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Sep-27-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 38 - Three Practical Pro Tips from a Veteran Youth Pastor


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Subscribe to the podcast. This episode I talk about how my first service back since FUSE One Night and interview Youth Ministry Vet James Sabin from West Virginia. 

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Sep-21-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 37 - Youth Ministry Interview with Josh Griffin


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Subscribe to the podcast. This episode we review how FUSE One Night went and talk with DownloadYouthMinistry.com Co-founder and Youth Ministry Veteran Josh Griffin.

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Sep-12-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 36 - Interview with a High Capacity Youth Ministry Volunteer


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Subscribe to the podcast to never miss an episode. In this episode I interview a high capacity volunteer and ask her questions to help us better serve all of our volunteers.

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Sep-05-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 35 - Three Tips When You're Not At Your Youth Ministry Night


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Don't forget to subscribe. This episode we talk about what to do when you are out of town and your youth ministry night have to continue. Share with a a youth ministry friend.

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Aug-22-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 34 - I am starting a new denomination


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Subscribe to the podcast and the newsletter to keep up with the latest. In this episode I apologize for being a full time youth pastor and letting that get in the way of putting up new episodes. I ...

Aug-19-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Bonus Episode - Youth Ministry Summer Camp Resources


BONUS EPISODE. Here are all my resources for camp. Make sure you subscribe to iTunes and our mailing list.

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Aug-11-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 33 - Youth Ministry Summer Camp Reunion Nights


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I review my first night back since camp, talk about my future Fall plans, and more.

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Aug-07-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 32 - Students Sharing Testimonies & Free Youth Ministry Resources


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about drinking ginger ale, students sharing their testimonies, and give away some free...

Jul-25-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 31 - Youth Ministry Intern Interview


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I interview my awesome interns to talk about their experience this summer and give you some i...

Jul-17-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 30 - Youth Ministry Trip Recap Video Tips


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I share how my service went and I will be honest, we bombed a couple ways, but we also did so...

Jul-10-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 29 - Youth Ministry Podcasts EVERYWHERE


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I share how my interns did leading the whole service and all the podcasts I am subscribed to....

Jul-03-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 28 - Youth Ministry Mission Trip Resources


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I share a few of my favorite resources for missions trips as well as a couple tips.

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Jun-28-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 27 - Youth Pastors Preaching Outside of Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I share about my weekend preaching in the adult worship service. I also talk about how stoked...

Jun-13-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 26 - Youth Ministry in the Summer


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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I share about how I am changing the programming this summer as well talk about a sweet summer...

Jun-05-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 25 - Honoring Seniors in Youth Ministry


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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about how I honored the students in my student ministry as well as let me intern do so...

May-30-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 24 - Parents and Students Together In Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about how my youth and parent worship night went. I also talk about some special thing...

May-22-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 23 - Parent Ministry in Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about how to win with parents and share some of the ideas that I have done over the ye...

May-16-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 22 - Spoil Your Youth Ministry Volunteers


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about finishing Hosea, finishing Dead Cat, playing a new kind of bingo game, and being...

May-08-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 21 - Hosea and Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about preaching through Hosea with students as well as reminding students that even Je...

May-01-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 20 - Unicorn Fraps Are Bad For Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about Unicorn Fraps, my new ebook, going on mission trips, and declare the winners of ...

Apr-22-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 19 - Youth Ministry Easter Wins


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about all the stuff I am going to give away as well as share about my new ebook!

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Apr-18-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 18 - When Everything Goes Wrong In Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I share what happens when everything goes wrong. Volunteers didn't show up, worship is cancel...

Apr-10-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 17 - Great Games For Youth Ministry


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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I talk about my new favorite game to play in youth ministry and why I thought my sermon on Pi...

Apr-03-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 16 - Sin and Youth Ministry Leaders


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I preach on Judas, play Scattergories and Dead Cat is still dead.

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Mar-27-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 15 - Teaching on the Tabernacle in Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode I share how I taught on the Tabernacle to students in my youth ministry. I also played a real...

Mar-20-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 14 - Youth Ministry Volunteer Training


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This episode is full of last weeks awesomeness and an outline to my volunteer training. Share this with a ...

Mar-15-2017

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 13 - Youth Ministry Inspiration (AKA what podcasts do I listen to)


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. Inspiration in Youth Ministry can disappear after about two years at a church. To stay fresh and relevant ...

Mar-07-2017

Fifteen Minutes with Frank - Episode 12 - Big Youth Ministry Events


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. It has been a good minute since the last time we chatted. A lot of good stuff has been stewing that that I...

Feb-22-2017

Fifteen Minutes with Frank - Episode 11 - Youth Ministry Mission Trip Training


Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and get on our email list so you never miss an episode. This past week involved a little family feud from the DYM Games app as well as a bit of worship from a gre...

Jan-24-2017

Fifteen Minutes with Frank - Episode 10 - Biggest Youth Ministry Night Ever!


Subscribe to the podcast and subscribe to our weekly newsletter so you don't miss an episode! This week I had the most kids on a normal night ever in my youth ministry. It was awesome! I share why ...

Jan-17-2017

Fifteen Minutes with Frank - Episode 09 - Creating Unity in Youth Ministry


Subscribe to the podcast and share with a friends! First service of 2017 was in the books. It was great! I talk about creating unity in my youth ministry along with some big initiatives I have star...

Jan-10-2017

Fifteen Minutes with Frank - Episode 08: A Week In Youth Ministry


Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast or our newsletter. This weeks podcast is a little longer and a little different. I get this question so often. "What do you do all day?" This question can s...

Jan-03-2017

Fifteen Minutes with Frank - Episode 07: Youth Ministry Leader Christmas Parties


We reached the last Youth Ministry night of 2016. Full of Christmas festivities and more. I share about this neat illustration I used using legos and give you all the details about my leader Christ...

Dec-21-2016

Fifteen Minutes with Frank - Episode 06: Canceling your Youth Ministry Night


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This past week a big snow storm prevented us from meeting on our normal youth ministry night. I talk about why I decided to cancel and the alternative options I choose from in lieu of the meeting. ...

Dec-13-2016

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 05: Youth Ministry Leadership Structure


This week's episode we discuss the new Christmas series we started called Christmas Nightmares from Ministry Pass. We also played with the new game "PieFace Showdown." I also give you some insight ...

Dec-06-2016

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 04 - Laser Tag & Youth Ministry


It is Thanksgiving week! I hope you get a time with family and delicious food. I recorded this episode using my headphones and my macbook pro. So the quality might not be great but the heart is the...

Nov-21-2016

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 03 - Donald Trump & Youth Ministry


This week I talk about finger jousting! A silly game that will become an instant favorite. I also discuss this great book called "Can I Ask That" which has helped me write one of the best apologeti...

Nov-15-2016

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 02 - Not Being Boring in Youth Ministry


Thank you so much for everyone who listened to the first two episodes. Your kind words and support means so much to me. Some how you made this little podcast be in the top 100 podcasts for Religion...

Nov-08-2016

Fifteen Minutes With Frank - Episode 01: Walking Dead & Youth Ministry


Episode 1 is here! Exciting times my friends. In this episode I share what all went down in my 90s night as well as give you some of my thoughts on how to deal with the contentious holiday of hallo...

Nov-01-2016