LifeWay Student Ministry Podcast

he LifeWay Student Ministry Podcast is designed to encourage and inform student ministry leaders at every level. Each episode Ben Trueblood will join with student ministry leaders and guests to talk about issues, both practical and philosophical, relating to student ministry and leadership. Our goal is to encourage student ministry leaders serving in the local church and to share insights learned from the student ministry community at large. Check out more from LifeWay Student Ministry and join in the ongoing student ministry conversation at www.lifeway.com/studentministry.

Episode 109: How to Deal with Students Leaving


In this episode, Ben, John Paul, and Mary Margaret talk about how student pastors how student pastors can deal with students who leave their student ministry. About Ben Trueblood Ben […]
Dec-12-2017

Episode 108: The Martyrs Oath


This week Ben, John Paul, and Mary Margaret talk with Johnnie Moore, author of The Martyrs Oath, about how student pastors can help students understand and engage the persecuted church […]
Dec-06-2017

Episode 107: Being Intentional During Christmas


This week Ben, John Paul, and Mary Margaret talk about being intentional during Christmas and how to create a Christmas intentionality guide for parents. Christmas Intentionality Guide to parents: ...
Nov-30-2017

Episode 106: 5 Biggest Influences on Your Students’ Spiritual Health


This week Ben and John Paul talk about the five biggest influences on your students’ spiritual health. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay […]
Nov-22-2017

Episode 105: Do You Pray?


This week Ben and John Paul talk about the importance of prayer in student ministry. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay Christian Resources […]
Nov-16-2017

Episode 104: Walking in Humility as a Student Pastor


This week Ben and John Paul talk about how student pastors should have humility in student ministry. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay […]
Nov-07-2017

Episode 103: 5 Steps to Creating and Recruiting Great Volunteers, Part 5


In this five part series, Ben and John Paul talk about five essential steps in creating and recruiting great volunteers. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student […]
Nov-03-2017

Episode 102: 5 Steps in Creating and Recruiting Great Volunteers, Part 4


In this five part series, Ben and John Paul talk about five essential steps in creating and recruiting great volunteers. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student […]
Nov-02-2017

Episode 101: 5 Steps to Creating and Recruiting Great Volunteers, Part 3


In this five part series, Ben and John Paul talk about five essential steps in creating and recruiting great volunteers. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student […]
Nov-01-2017

Episode 100: 5 Steps to Creating and Recruiting Great Volunteers, Part 2


In this five part series, Ben and John Paul talk about five essential steps in creating and recruiting great volunteers. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student […]
Oct-31-2017

Episode 99: 5 Steps to Creating and Recruiting Great Volunteers, Part 1


In this five part series, Ben and John Paul talk about five essential steps in creating and recruiting great volunteers. The Vision Casting Framework that John Paul mentioned on the […]
Oct-30-2017

Episode 98: Managing Expectations in Student Ministry


This week Ben and John Paul talk about how to manage expectations from the interview process to years down the road in student ministry. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as […]
Oct-24-2017

Episode 97: Ministering to Band Students


This week Ben and John Paul talk with Keiron Miles about how to minister to students in the band. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry […]
Oct-19-2017

Episode 96: Ministry Alignment: How You Might be Missing Out on a Discipleship Opportunity


This week Ben talks with Jana Magruder, LifeWay Kids Ministry Director, about ministry alignment between kids and student ministries. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Minis...
Oct-10-2017

Episode 95: Feed the Dog


This week John Paul talks with Brock Gill, author of Feed the Dog, about teaching students the spiritual disciplines for their lives. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director […]
Oct-03-2017

Episode 94: Discipleship Input vs Output


This week Ben and John Paul talk about discipleship from the viewpoint of what goes into making a disciple. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry […]
Sep-27-2017

Episode 93: Cultural Apologetics


This week John Paul talks with Andy McLean, brand manager and editor of the Gospel Project Students at LifeWay. Andy is also the author of Big Questions, an appologetics study […]
Sep-19-2017

Episode 92: Student Pastor Hot Seat


This week John Paul talks with John Lowe, Student Pastor at Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola FL. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay […]
Sep-12-2017

Episode 91: What I Wish I Knew When I Started In Student Ministry


This week Ben and John Paul talk about what they wish they would have know when they started in student ministry. Ben and John Paul would like to hear from […]
Sep-05-2017

Episode 90: Before You Hit Send


This week Ben and John Paul interview Dr. Emerson Eggerichs about the importance of communication in ministry. For more information on Dr. Eggerichs book Before You Hit Send, check out his […]...
Aug-29-2017

Episode 89: Creating a Campus Ministry


This week Ben and John Paul talk about key steps in creating a campus ministry. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay Christian Resources […]
Aug-24-2017

Episode 88: 3 Ways to Keep a Healthy Family


This week Ben and John Paul talk about 3 important ways to keep a healthy family while being in student ministry. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of […]
Aug-16-2017

Episode 87: Ministering to the Fatherless


This week Ben and John Paul talk with Sean Teis, founder of lifefactors.org, about ministering to the fatherless. You can find more information at lifefactors.org. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves […...
Aug-08-2017

Episode 86: Student Ministry Hot Seat


This week Ben and John Paul talk with Jason Light on the Student Ministry Hot Seat. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay Christian […]
Aug-01-2017

Episode 85: 10 Potential Mistakes in Campus Ministry


This week Ben and John Paul talk about ten potential mistakes in campus ministry. About Ben Trueblood Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for LifeWay Christian Resources and […]
Jul-25-2017
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