Studentcast - Your Student Ministry Podcast


StudentCAST is the podcast companion to the StudentZIP eNewsletter as well as, the student ministry channel at Filled with training resources, commentary on student culture headlines, and interviews with 'In the Trenches' youth workers like you - StudentCAST helps equip and encourage you as you invest in the lives of students.


  • Welcome to StudentCAST!

    Welcome to StudentCAST!

    16/09/2016 Duración: 29s

    Welcome to StudentCAST - thanks for checking us out! Be watching for the inaugural episode on Monday, January 16th.

  • StudentCAST 5 - Success in Student Ministry

    StudentCAST 5 - Success in Student Ministry

    16/09/2016 Duración: 15min

    In this episode we talk with Joel Carter, Lynn Pryor, and Paul Turner from our student ministry staff about effective ministry principles to help you achieve success in student ministry. We also take a closer look at Leading Student Ministry magazine with editor Paul Turner and discuss free downloadable resources surrounding The Da Vinci Code book/movie.

  • StudentCAST 6 - Are You Ready for Summer?

    StudentCAST 6 - Are You Ready for Summer?

    16/09/2016 Duración: 21min

    In this episode we discuss the issue of preparing for summer in student ministry - especially as it relates to preparing for summer student camps or trips. We talk with several members of our Student Events team, here at LifeWay, about the ins and outs of preparing for camp, how to get your students and parents ready for your trip, as well as an inside look at the hearts and passions behind those who are responsible for bringing us Fuge camps & events each year. Find out how to obtain additional free camp-preparation resources for your student ministry as well.

  • StudentCAST 7 - Ongoing Katrina Relief

    StudentCAST 7 - Ongoing Katrina Relief

    16/09/2016 Duración: 13min

    In this episode we talk with Paul Turner about the continued impact of Hurricane Katrina in the gulf coast region and how youth ministries are making a difference, nine months out from when the hurricane first hit. We also spotlight LXVI, the new CD-ROM based Bible book study that walks students through the sixty six books of the Bible and provides leaders with useful tools to prepare their lessons.

  • StudentCAST 8 - Balance

    StudentCAST 8 - Balance

    16/09/2016 Duración: 30min

    In this episode we talk about the need in student ministry to find a balance between ministry demands, family time & time/focus for your own spiritual walk. We talk with Michael Lusby, youth pastor, husband & father of two about how he finds balance in the midst of a busy summer ministry schedule. We also talk with several members of our student ministry team here at LifeWay about the benefits of training your leaders.

  • StudentCAST 9 - Girls Only

    StudentCAST 9 - Girls Only

    16/09/2016 Duración: 17min

    In this episode we discuss how to best minister to teenage girls, who are facing more pressures than perhaps ever before in our history. How can we effectively minister to girls in face of these pressures? Where do we begin? What does a great girls ministry leader look like? We also take a look at some new and upcoming resources from LifeWay Student Ministry that focus on girls ministry.

  • StudentCAST 10 - Preparing for School

    StudentCAST 10 - Preparing for School

    16/09/2016 Duración: 15min

    In this episode we talk about how to prepare students for the new school year. How can you help them maintain the renewed interest in God and their own spiritual lives due to summer camps, mission trips and other activities? What are some ways that you can help equip them to be prepared as summer ends and school begins? We also feature a new unique girls ministry resources, 'His Girl' and 'Your Girl,' which can help bridge the gap between your teen girls and their moms.

  • StudentCAST 11 - Mentoring Students

    StudentCAST 11 - Mentoring Students

    16/09/2016 Duración: 16min

    In this episode we discuss how to approach one-on-one mentoring relationships with students. How do you best begin developing these kinds of relationships? Should you build closer connections with only a handful of students or spend the same amount of time with every youth? We also introduce a new feature of that enables youth leaders to impact other student workers around the world.

  • StudentCAST 12 - Keep the Camp Flame Burning

    StudentCAST 12 - Keep the Camp Flame Burning

    16/09/2016 Duración: 15min

    How can you help your students keep their spiritual focus and passion when camp/summer are over and school has begun? How can you maintain the closeness you have experienced with your students through their involvement in your summer ministries? In this episode's round-table discussion, we sit down several members of our Fuge student camps and events team to discuss these issues and more.

  • StudentCAST 12b - Hiatus

    16/09/2016 Duración: 01min
  • StudentCAST 14 - Fuge Giveaway

    StudentCAST 14 - Fuge Giveaway

    16/09/2016 Duración: 14min

    Every year tens of thousands of students and student leaders travel to Fuge camp locations all over the country. Centrifuge alone has had the privilege of impacting over 1,000,000 students over the course of its history. This year students and leaders were able to participate in 'Dill or No Dill' a game-show atmosphere based on the popular TV series. Top prizes included a $100 iTunes gift card, an Xbox 360 game system, an 8-volume Fuel DVD collection, and a big screen TV. Contestants were able to play for a chance to win one of these top prizes for their youth ministry, with winners to be chosen at the end of the summer in a random drawing by the Fuge staff. Recently, some of the Fuge team here at LifeWay got together to conduct this drawing and call the winners 'live' via StudentCAST.

  • StudentCAST 15 - Biblical Illiteracy

    StudentCAST 15 - Biblical Illiteracy

    16/09/2016 Duración: 20min

    You labor for hours, days, and sometimes even weeks on what you'll be helping your students learn about God and their faith. But when the time comes, many times all you see in front of you are blank stares from students who seem to know less and less about their faith and about God's Word. The truth probably comes as no surprise: students we work with are becoming more and more Biblically illiterate. Where does the problem lie and where do we begin to address this spiritual epidemic? In this episode Paul Turner, National Student Ministry Leader, sits down with Lynn Pryor, Biblical and Instructional Specialist for LifeWay Student MInistry, to talk about this important issue.

  • StudentCAST 16 - Avoiding Ineffective Student Ministry

    StudentCAST 16 - Avoiding Ineffective Student Ministry

    16/09/2016 Duración: 20min

    None of us want to have a student ministry that is ineffective. It's not something that is going to make its way onto anyone's new years resolutions list. And yet, if we are not careful, we can find ourselves down the line having to readjust and learn things the hard way because of mistakes that we make today. How can we learn to avoid potential miscues without having to learn everything through the school of hard knocks? What steps can we take now to insure that we are laying the foundation for an effective and life-impacting student ministry? In this episode we sit down with several members of our student ministry team here at LifeWay to discuss common ailments that can lead to ineffective ministry and things that we can do now to avoid these pitfalls.

  • StudentCAST 13 - Homosexuality  Students

    StudentCAST 13 - Homosexuality & Students

    29/09/2006 Duración: 14min

    Homosexuality is certainly a hot button topic when it comes to the media and politics, but it also an issue that student leaders are having to face in the context of their students and ministries. How do you address this key issue in the place where you are serving and how can you help students in your ministry who may be struggling in the area of homosexuality? In this episode, Paul Turner sits down with Pam Gibbs, author of 'Designed by God: Answers to Students' Questions About Homosexuality,' to talk about this important subject. Also listen in to find out about the new Fuge 'Do Not Conform' Tour featuring BarlowGirl with Matthew West and Downhere hitting a city near you this fall and also find out how you can win a free DecemberRadio concert exclusively for your youth group!

  • StudentCAST 4 - Revolutionary Purity

    StudentCAST 4 - Revolutionary Purity

    24/04/2006 Duración: 37min

    In this episode we relaunch our ever-expanding StudentCAST with new segments including: our insider round table discussion on 'The Current State of LifeWay Student Ministry;' our 'In the Trenches' interview with Doug Hasley, a student minister serving in Mount Juliet, TN; a spotlight on Revolutionary Purity, a new True Love Waits resource by James Jackson; and an interview with Sparrow recording artist Vicky Beeching.

  • StudentCAST 3 - MySpace

    StudentCAST 3 - MySpace

    13/02/2006 Duración: 25min

    In this episode we talk with three youth pastors regarding a recent NBC Dateline piece on the dangers of, the word of warning from this segment to parents of teens, and how student leaders can help parents to be informed about issues associated with these kind of sites.

  • StudentCAST 2c - Beth Moore Invitation

    StudentCAST 2c - Beth Moore Invitation

    30/01/2006 Duración: 02min

    Accompanying episode to StudentCAST 2 - personal invitation from Beth Moore for Beth Moore event.

  • StudentCAST 2b - Beth Moore Commmercial

    StudentCAST 2b - Beth Moore Commmercial

    30/01/2006 Duración: 01min

    Accompanying episode to StudentCAST 2 - 60 second commercial for Beth Moore event.

  • StudentCAST 2 - In the Trenches

    StudentCAST 2 - In the Trenches

    30/01/2006 Duración: 17min

    In this episode we introduce our new 'In the Trenches' segment where we talk with everyday youth leaders like you about their joys, challenges & experiences in student ministry. We also take a look at a special Living Proof Live Beth Moore event designed exclusively for college-age women. Be looking for the accompanying episodes to this podcast including a 60-second audio commercial for this event as well as a personal message from Beth Moore herself.

  • StudentCAST 1 - Inaugural Episode

    StudentCAST 1 - Inaugural Episode

    16/01/2006 Duración: 15min

    Introducing StudentCAST - the new student ministry podcast from LifeWay Student Ministry! Find out about what's in store through this new online resource in this inaugural episode.