Authors

  • Kevin Alton

    Kevin is a writer, author, and speaker in Christian age-level & family ministry circles. He is the co-creator of the Wesleyan curriculum resource Youthworker Circuit and content curator for Science for Youth Ministry. He lives in the Georgia woods just outside of Chattanooga, TN, with his wife Britta and their two boys, Grey & Penner.
  • Erin Sloan Jackson

    Rev. Erin Sloan Jackson is a lifelong United Methodist, happily married to Dennis, and mom to four incredible kids. Erin is passionate about pastoral self-care, creating art, and coaching youth ministers. She is a certified youth minister, serves in young adult ministry, and will be commissioned as a Deacon this June.
  • Georgia Harrison

    Education Minister at First United Methodist Church, Wichita Falls, TX.
  • Charles Harrison

    Charles W. Harrison is the CEO of CircuitWriter Media LLC and The Center For Youth Ministry Excellence. He is an active blogger on several platforms. He spends most weeks teaching and coaching Youthworkers across the nation as well as consulting with local churches in order to assess their youth programs using a systems approach in order to build a Wesleyan model of youth ministry. He stay anchored in the life of a local church as a volunteer Youthworker at FUMC Wichita Falls, Texas. In his spare time he writes curriculum and serves as the Board Chair of Proyecto Abrigo - a mission to build homes for families living in cardboard houses in Juarez, Mexico.
  • Audrua Malvaez

    Audrua Welch Malvaez is a youth worker from Houston, TX. She currently lives and serves in the DFW area with her husband and two dogs. When she isn't hanging out with students or writing about sex positive youth ministry, Audrua sings barbershop, quilts, and follows the Boston Bruins hockey team.
  • Cody Bauman

    Cody Bauman, is a Veteran Youth Worker from Corpus Christi, Texas. He is the Audio-Visual Director of the Youth Worker Movement, the creator of the Social Media Experiment, and owner of Bald Guys Clothing Co. a promotional wear company that keeps it cheap for Churches and Youth Ministries all over the country(www.baldguysclothing.com). Cody is currently working on his Certification in United Methodist Youth Ministries and Starting his Masters In Youth Ministry with SouthWestern College in Winfield, Kansas. Feel Free to Reach out to him at: thesparktech@gmail.com.
  • Eric Pugh

    A 10 year veteran of full-time youth ministry, Eric was recently commissioned as a Deacon in the UMC and is working toward ordination. A native Ohioan, Eric now lives and serves in the Houston area, and is appointed as the Associate Pastor for Youth, Young Adults and Families to Strawbridge United Methodist Church. Eric has an MTS from SMU and a BS from The Ohio State University. He loves talking science and theology. Eric loves empowering youth to live out their faith as they discover their identify in Christ.
  • Jeremy Steele

    Jeremy serves as the Next Generation Minister at Christ UMC in Mobile, AL. He oversees ministry to teens, young adults and young families, leads an evening worship service, and teaches throughout the church. In addition to his "day job," he spends a good bit of time writing for online and print publications, and writing curriculum for different publishers. He also travels as a speaker and ministry trainer.
  • Bradley Alexander

    My name is Bradley Alexander, I serve as the Director of Youth and Media Ministries at Arlington Heights United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, TX. I am married to the love of my life, Rev. Amy Forsythe-Alexander, who serves as the Pastor of Discipleship at Acton United Methodist Church. I graduated from Texas Wesleyan University in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Business Management. Currently I am working on receiving the United Methodist Church Youth Ministry Certification with the General Board of Higher Education. After receiving this I will continue my coursework at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas receiving a Masters in Youth Ministry. Thanks for stopping by, and I hope to connect with you again in the future.
  • Todd Lovell

    Todd is a certified youth worker in the United Methodist Church. He currently serves as the associate pastor at First United Methodist Church in Springdale, AR. He is passionate about using the practices of Christian worship for the formation of young people and the strengthening of families. You can follow him on twitter @faithhopelovell or on his personal website, www.amethodistinmotion.com.