Tera Michelson

Communication Camp: Take a Crash Course in Being Together Again

By Tera Michelson May 31, 2022

Before this summer of ministry shifts into high gear, push reset on peer relationships among..

Spring Cleaning: Declutter Your Home, Head, and Heart

By Tera Michelson April 5, 2022

Summer is no vacation for youth workers. When students are available, we ramp up. Camp, volunteer..

Take Easter Beyond the Bunny: Holy Week Programming for Youth

By Tera Michelson March 10, 2022

We are knee deep in Lent now, but Easter is coming! Our traditional Easter breakfast has been..

Abiding Days

By Tera Michelson February 24, 2022

How are you? No, really—I mean this question as more than a greeting. Let’s take an inventory: How..

Dive Deep in Discipleship

By Tera Michelson January 27, 2022

It was a rite of passage in my childhood community to enter the deep end of the local swimming..

Stay Relevant in Youth Ministry by Building Relationships

By Tera Michelson December 2, 2021

I’m wearing my mom jeans and feeling the pressure. I can’t keep up. Pop culture references are..

Grasping for Gratitude

By Tera Michelson November 11, 2021

Where did all the volunteers go? What’s our Plan B for Advent? How can we pull off a winter..

The Importance of Faith Rituals for Teens

By Tera Michelson October 26, 2021

Anyone who has ever spent time with a toddler knows the importance of routines. The whole family..

Battle Burnout with a Mini Sabbatical

By Tera Michelson September 28, 2021

When the going gets tough, often the first thing to fall off a youth worker’s schedule is..

Keeping Christmas Simple

By Tera Michelson August 31, 2021

Summer service is winding down, fall kick-off is around the corner, and—believe it or not—it is..


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