Johnathan is a student ministries pastor from Indiana who loves youth ministry, sports, summertime, great coffee (depending on the situation, not so great coffee works too), my dog (Marcie), and as of lately a good book. Over the past couple years, Johnathan has felt a growing passion for guiding and empowering leaders to lead students. He believes that if we call people to greatness, they will achieve greatness.
How to Win in Ministry When You’re Feeling StuckWednesday June 3, 2020 | Johnathan Baldwin
Winning is important to us. Yet, maybe you are like me and you get to a place where you start to feel the wins are too far apart. Or maybe you aren't winning enough. Or, you don't feel like you are really winning at all.Read more
Constructive Criticism: How To Give And Take In Church LeadershipMonday May 18, 2020 | Johnathan Baldwin
Here’s the fact: A healthy team should be able to push each other without feelings getting hurt. I’m not saying that we should go around nailing each other to the wall for every careless mistake we make. But we should care enough for each other and for the state of the team as a whole to be on the lookout from each other and to protect one another. And sometimes, that even means protecting one another from ourselves.Read more
The Harvest is PlentifulWednesday January 2, 2019 | Johnathan Baldwin
Many times in ministry, we find ourselves in a place of needing more people to volunteer. We need SGLs, greeters, production team, worship, parking lot team, and the list goes on. It takes a lot of people. Maybe you have been a part of a big volunteer push at your church. Maybe that is even […]Read more