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Youth Pastor Candidate

Mike McGarry

Meet our Youth Pastor Candidate

We are pleased to introduce Mike McGarry as our candidate for the Youth Pastor position at SSBC. He (and his family) will be with us the weekend of August 16-18 so you can get to know him. Read the attached information sheet or pick one up in the church lobbies to read and learn more about Mike. You can also sample some of his writing and speaking using the links below.

Meet the Candidate Weekend | August 16-18

FRIDAY, AUG. 16 @ 6:30 PM
Gathering with Youth Group 

SATURDAY, AUG 17 @ 10:00 AM
Q & A with Mike McGarry

@ 9:00 AM - Mike will preach during the worship service
@ 10:45 AM - Q & A with Mike McGarry

TUESDAY, AUG 20 @ 7:00 PM
Special Member’s Business Meeting

Mike's writing and speaking ministry:

Mike has written a book on youth ministry! A Biblical Theology of Youth Ministry was just published and is available on Amazon.com.

Mike's articles at the Rooted Ministry website, a resource for youth ministry workers.
Mike McGarry's page - rootedministry.com

Mike's articles at The Gospel Coalition. 
Mike McGarry's page - thegospelcoalition.org

This article speaks to the need for older youth pastors.
Encouragement for Weary Youth Pastors, by Mike McGarry

Mike wrote chapter six titled “Building a Foundation with the Parents: Partnering with Parents in Youth Ministry” in the book Gospel Centered Youth Ministry.

This is a postcast interview with Mike.
Student Ministry as a Bridge Between the Church and the Family

The links below are also listed in the information sheet attached above:
Video of Mike preaching recently at a friend's church in California. 
"Walk in Christ," Colossians 2:6-15

The following sermons are audio only: 

Other resources from Mike: