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Today's youth need youth pastors, mentors, teachers, volunteers, and most of all, they need YOU! Youth Worker On Fire is designed to give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to be the best youth worker possible. Youth Worker On Fire podcast is full of valuable information from people who work with youth on a daily basis. Listen as they share their stories of mentoring and positively influencing adolescents in today's world. This is Youth Worker On Fire!

Today's youth need youth pastors, mentors, teachers, volunteers, and most of all, they need YOU! Youth Worker On Fire is designed to give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to be the best youth worker possible. Youth Worker On Fire podcast is full of valuable information from people who work with youth on a daily basis. Listen as they share their stories of mentoring and positively influencing adolescents in today's world. This is Youth Worker On Fire!

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United States

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Today's youth need youth pastors, mentors, teachers, volunteers, and most of all, they need YOU! Youth Worker On Fire is designed to give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to be the best youth worker possible. Youth Worker On Fire podcast is full of valuable information from people who work with youth on a daily basis. Listen as they share their stories of mentoring and positively influencing adolescents in today's world. This is Youth Worker On Fire!

Language:

English

Contact:

352-516-6675


Episodes

094 Cuba To USA Pepe Mesa

3/9/2021
Hurricanes, murder, betrayal, and acceptance. It’s all in this interview! Pepe's story will inspire you to keep moving forward even in the worst of moments. Pepe Mesa was born in Cuba then family left and moved to Miami. He became a Campus Life Director in Miami Youth For Christ under great leadership Jim Green and later Andy McDaniel. Pepe was my room mate in intern School at Wheaton College in Illinois. We served separately in Campus Life. Pepe in Miami and me in Orlando.

Duration:00:40:21

093 BURN UP Not Out

11/16/2020
B.U.R.N. UP! BELIEVE UNDERSTAND RECONCILE NURTURE! When others burn out and quit, you can keep running. That’s what my book is about. How to never give up until you have finished running, walking or climbing... maybe even crawling the race that God has designed for You and Only You to do according to Ephesians 2:10.

Duration:00:06:11

092 Answers to Imposter Syndrome

10/17/2020
The Imposter Syndrome plagues many people through out the world and through out time and history. These answers will help people get beyond their fears of being found out when in reality they are even more than they think they are in their area of expertise and experience. Others have made it through to success by doing some of these action points listed in this episode. I did not know for many years what I had been fighting all my life until someone put a label on it, The Imposter Syndrome....

Duration:00:05:57

091 Imposter Syndrome is Real

8/5/2020
Just when you feel you are in a good position, good job, or anything that you have prepared well for in life... it hit's you. I don't belong here! How about when you are in a place where you're getting paid well or acknowledged, but you feel like you're an imposter and someone is going to find out you are not all they think you are. That's the imposter syndrome!

Duration:00:08:43

090 Really? Are You Kidding Me?

6/17/2020
Isolation? Now? This problem is WORLD WIDE...this is Crazy! So...What's happening in your world and mine? What Comfort is there for us? What does God have to say about this through the ancient writings of the Old Testament and New Testament authors? That's what I will talk about here. Peace, Hope, Love. "Be Strong and Courageous..."

Duration:00:20:45

089 SUPER Mom Rachel Doyle NYC

6/15/2020
Rachel unknowingly launched a life long non-profit business (GlamourGals)as a junior in high school. She is an NYC resident, a mom of 2 young children, and wife. She and her husband navigate life in the city together. She has almost 1,500 volunteers in 18 states. This our 2nd interview, but we are releasing this one 1st. Is it possible that you might see the Super Hero in her that I see? Find out and maybe let her know as well! GlamourGals SUPER G.R.D. with D.E.

Duration:00:25:24

088 Australia’s Lenita Abouchabake youth minister From Sydney

6/12/2020
Lenita Is from Sydney, Australia and founder of Youth Biz. As a Former school teacher, she became a youth minister, a personal coach to students, parents and other youth leaders. She’s a kick boxer, author, and has a world wide coaching and speaking business. She projects and teaches key ideas to build up students which you can watch on Instagram, Facebook and other social media groups.

Duration:00:34:39

087 Secrets to Student Ministry On Fire

6/10/2020
Secrets are intriguing and draw us in. Especially when someone says to us quietly, "Do you want to hear a secret?" The more time we spend alone with God, the more intimate our relationship with Him becomes. When we spend time with God, He knows He can trust us with His secrets and mysteries. If anyone needs to hear God’s secrets to life, it is youth pastors, youth workers and volunteers. Jesus revealed these secrets and mysteries to his closest disciples, because He knew they would use...

Duration:00:19:39

086 Tsunamis Hawaii Chase Allen Youth Pastor with Skills

6/8/2020
Adventure is a byproduct of student ministry and in this interview with Chase Allen there’s no exception to that rule. From student ministry intern to veteran Youth pastor, Chase and his wife Taylor mean business. They’ve been in a cage facing sharks and praying down the tsunami in the Pacific ocean. This life is a unique adventure because God wants us to have more than we could imagine or ask for. Ephesians 3:20

Duration:00:54:09

085 Prayer On Fire Super Charged

6/5/2020
Prayer is a conversation between you, or me, and God. This is my journey with my family and friends over the last 3 years to present. Seems like you are praying but some people are getting "Yes" answers to their prayers while your prayers seem to be getting no response. How are people getting yes answers? Mark Batterson pastor in Washington, DC who wrote the book Draw The Circle ( The 40 Day Prayer Challenge ) says his batting average in prayer is no better than yours. He just asks for more,...

Duration:00:27:13

084 Life On Fire is it Possible?

6/3/2020
Looking at life events that brought me to a career in student ministry. How I ended up in student ministry. Looking at life events that brought me to a career in student ministry. The best things sometimes come in from your blind side. That’s what happened to me. I had a music career finally taking off and life changed. I moved to Orlando, FL. after being hired by Youth For Christ to help develop Campus Life programs in Central Florida. YFC has to train me over the next few years and...

Duration:00:49:35

080 EPIC Breah Croak Hooper Hurricane Relief then Guatemala Mission

5/27/2020
While coming out of a media class room where I produce this podcast and video at a public school, I hear this voice, "Doug Edwards is that you?" I replied yes to turn around and See Breah Croak who is now married and is Breah Hooper. We reminisced and she graciously accepted to come to class the next day at her free period, she is a teacher, to record this episode. Breah has 2 adolescent children now and has taught at the school for 2 years and I had never seen her until that day. Breah's...

Duration:00:46:13

079 Chad Canfield Cancer Survivor Body builder

5/25/2020
He played football for the University Florida Gators for a year then played for Bobby Bowden with the FSU Seminoles for his remaining college under grad years. He has worked with telemedicine and been an investment banker. He to this day works out like a body builder and yet he still had a fight with cancer but he's back working out again. He serves God through working with a non-profit christian foundation. In all these things He gives credit for his success to his Lord, Jesus Christ and...

Duration:00:49:35

078 Created to Win Jessica Hurley

4/29/2020
Jessica Hurley is from St. Augustine, Florida. She had a very bad mentor to make her loose and a Great Mentor that turned her life around radically, but it wasn't easy. It took a lot of time and years to keep Jessica believing she was worth more than she could ever believe. She had been arrested multiple times as a teen because of the influence of a cousin. She now has her Masters Degree and helped run AMIKids in Tampa, Florida. She is a podcaster and podcast developer for others. She was...

Duration:01:28:31

077 Clean Ears Podcast Hosts Christian Hip Hop Rap Youth Pastor Atlanta

4/28/2020
I met Clean Ears Podcast Co-Hosts Simone Brown and Seretha Collins at Podfest 2018 Orlando, Florida along with their Program Director Courtney Pledger. They were gracious enough to give me an hour of their busy schedule at this incredible conference to tell me their story. one of them was born and still lives in Atlanta. One grew up in California with a few years in OKC, Oklahoma on her way to a life in Atlanta. One of them grew up in Jamaica before her move to Atlanta and was in a music...

Duration:00:46:27

076 Maury Buchanan - Founder of Mission Discovery

4/22/2020
Maury Buchanan, Founder of Mission Discovery, speaks to youth pastors about how student missions helps build their students spiritual growth. You will hear about one student mission trip that was a surprise encounter for a student artist engaging with a local community. Maury grew up the son of a war hero who was a POW. He tells about how God lead Him to salvation in college and about how long it took to start and continue healing from the emotional pain of family conflict in his life. You...

Duration:01:34:21

075 Sam Collier helped by Steve Harvey

4/21/2020
Sam Collier was on the Steve Harvey Show because his twin sister asked Steve to help find their biological mother. Now a speaking pastor at North Point Church where Andy Stanley is the lead pastor in Atlanta, Ga. Sam's new book is called Find Your Voice. It is a book written for teens and young adults about influence and leadership. But there is MORE as Doug Edwards asks questions that allows Sam to talk about how "His Story and God's Story together Create a Greater Story."

Duration:00:20:57

074 in heaven for 24 Days Darryl Perry and Kevin Laczko

4/15/2020
Darryl Perry, spent 24 days in heaven. Sudden death syndrome. No rhyme or reason as to why. He died four times and was revived. His wife and children wanted him back on earth and so did God. After 24 days in a coma, against doctors beliefs, he is back and he even rides a bicycle but he's also on a mission. He's a former University of Florida Gator football fullback who blocked for his best friend Emmett Smith. Today both of their sons play football for the Florida Gators. Kevin Laczko is a...

Duration:00:35:31

073 Nicole Dean School Teacher Student Ministry Volunteer

4/8/2020
Nicole Keene Dean is a woman of great surprises. She came with a friend to the student ministry where I was pastor. And after about a year I get a phone call and Nicole says excitedly, "I got it! I got it!" To which I said, "Got what?" Listen and find out. Valedictorian, Honors Graduate University of Florida. Surprise, Nicole became a 2 time missionary to Amsterdam. She became a volunteer in our ministry. And the story goes MUCH Bigger! You are going to LOVE this interview! It's PACKED with...

Duration:00:43:14

072 Finding the Right Volunteers

4/7/2020
Finding volunteers to help out with your youth program can be a challenge. Often you inherit existing volunteers when you start working with a new organization. Sometimes that's a good thing and sometimes it's not. But the important aspect of using volunteers to their full potential is to make sure they're in the right place. If they don't want to work with a certain age group then find another area for them to utilize their skills where they'll be happier. Listen now as Doug Edwards shares...

Duration:00:18:01