45 - When Middle School Kids Don't Want to Be Here

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Sometimes students are at youth group, but they have no interest in BEING there.

That may look like sitting off in a corner by themselves.

Or maybe it looks like crocodile tears.

I've seen both.

What do you do when you have a student who would rather be ANYWHERE else than your program? Well, I've got some thoughts, but I'd love to hear your suggests as well! Scroll down to find my email. Shoot me a message. I'd love to hear from you!

    Train your students and your leaders to look for the loners Be ok when a student doesn't want to fully participate Encouraging versus demanding participation Know when it's time to call and have them picked up

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