Story by Alyssa Robinson:
I was 14 years old and skeptical. This wasn't the first time we'd been told we have a new youth minister. In the past 2 years we had gone through 4 to try and find the perfect fit. Every time we were told a new youth leader was starting, I'd wonder, "How long will this one last?"
As an adult, I now understand that there is an art to finding a fearless youth leader willing to take on angst-ridden teens dripping with sarcasm. But at the time I didn't understand why...