For those who know me, you know that I'm back in youth ministry for the second time. Only this time I'm about a decade older than I was when I began my last stint. Last time around, I was young enough that I could really relate to my students and in many ways was more like a peer to my older youth. But this time around, I feel like this:
For the most part I am really enjoying being further separated in age from the students I am working with. But at times I still feel a little awkward when interacting with them, failing to completely understand contemporary teen culture.