David Livingston

David Livingston has served youth and leaders in the local church for more than 25 years as a volunteer and full-time missionary. His life purpose is to teach and coach others in their journey together as fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. He and his wife of 41 years, Earlene, enjoy camping and hiking and being with their nine grandkids. They live in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

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Four Points to Ponder to Overcome the Mid-Year Stall in Your Small Group

What has 2022 brought to your student ministry thus far? Are you still dealing with uncertainties related to COVID? Are you struggling through disruptions due to winter weather? In many places, these issues have compounded the usual difficulties youth leaders face as we return from Christmas break and attempt to regain forward progress in our …

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Recalibrating Your Ministry’s Rhythm in the New Year

Few youth workers will deny that leading by example is the most challenging aspect of their ministry to students–and anyone who has tried to maintain consistency during the holidays will readily admit that the hectic schedule makes leading by example even more of a challenge than usual. Calendars get slammed, youth meetings are called off …

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