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Leon Jameson

Pastoring a congregation of 10,000 members in suburban Milwaukee, the Rev. Leon Jameson has been serving in youth ministry for over 18 years! Jameson draws from his experience leading children, youth, and families to deliver a mix of creative, realistic, and usable ideas that connect with teens and leaders alike. He is happiest role playing Kung Fu Panda with his 8 and 3-year-old daughters. Jameson’s mission is to live for Jesus, leading others to do the same.

Facing the Deep Waters

Bible Study: Facing the Deep Waters with a Deeper Faith

Download a PDF of the Bible Study: Facing the Deep Waters with a Deeper Faith. Taken from The Servant eXtreme – 2005 LCMS Summer Servant Event Bible Study Used With Permission of LCMS Youth Ministry. OBJECTIVES To talk through circumstances…

0 Comments / 69 View / August 28, 2017

Don't Survive. Thrive!

Don’t Survive. Thrive!

Five bite-sized principles to strengthen your work as a volunteer youth leader. Continue reading

0 Comments / 134 View / October 12, 2016

The Stride: My First Youth Ministry Injury: Or, the Day I Realized I Was Old

The Stride: My First Youth Ministry Injury: Or, the Day I Realized I Was Old

Turning 35 doesn’t age one out of a job in youth ministry when the focus is on the ministry and not the programs. Discover practical ways to keep the pace through the middle years of ministry. Continue reading

0 Comments / 53 View / October 30, 2007

Praise an Audience of One

Praise an Audience of One

Powerhouse is the youth-let worship service held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Mo. This article provides tips and focus for those interested in beginning a youth-led worship service in their congregations. Continue reading

0 Comments / 72 View / April 1, 2005

The Freshman Underground

The Freshman Underground

In this interview, Leon Jameson, Director of Christian Education for Immanuel Lutheran Church, St. Charles, Mo, offers a peek at Immanuel’s Freshman Underground, a new concept aimed at helping freshman make the jump from the Jr. High to High School youth ministry program. Continue reading

0 Comments / 39 View / March 1, 2005

Home for Christmas

Home for Christmas

There are many simple things youth leaders and other church workers can do to extend a sense of belonging to the young adults who come home for the holidays. This article provides encouragement to refocus your efforts and prepare for the young hearts that were once in your charge but who now hail from the wide, wide world. Continue reading

0 Comments / 20 View / January 1, 2005

Systems Breakdown-The Face of Family Ministry In Many LCMS Congregations

Systems Breakdown-The Face of Family Ministry In Many LCMS Congregations

The Body of Christ includes all baptized people, from infants to the elderly. Connecting all God’s people in family ministry programming gives individual congregations, and the individuals that make them up, a stronger presence in the world. Continue reading

0 Comments / 40 View / February 1, 2004