005: How Should I Help Students who are Hurting (Part 1)? Interview with Dr. Marv Penner

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Whether it’s a student opening up about a toxic home life, an addiction, mental health, grief and loss, or some other significant issue, the question of dealing with students who are hurting is a question of when not if. And when a student shares about their hurt it can be difficult to know what our response is supposed to look like. When we feel out of our depth, what do we do? And what are we supposed to say when a student asks if they can share something in complete confidence?

Welcome to the Youth Ministry Team Podcast. Youth Ministries rise and fall on the team of volunteers, so this podcast is for the WHOLE team. Join the conversation as we tackle the practical questions you’re asking so you can be encouraged and equipped as you head into your role in your youth ministry this week.

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