Ever feel like you want to quit youth ministry?
It’s a normal feeling! Every veteran youth worker has dealt with the debilitating desire to throw in the towel and walk away. It feels like a death grip on your heart and it’s very difficult to press toward the finish line.
Many teachers leave the field after only a few years: stress, coupled with a lack of support, is often cited as one of the reasons. Even for seasoned teachers and youth workers, working with kids on a daily basis can be extremely challenging. Coping with behavior and emotional problems, lack of motivation, and difficult families can push even the best-intentioned youth [...]