Got Empty Seats?

empty_stadium_med Randy Raus of LifeTeen recently posted a larger list of suggestions, from a young person perspective as to Why I Just Stopped Coming to your Youth Group.  You want to read the full post, but his list includes:

1. You are too predictable. It’s begun feel like “same old, same old.”
2. You don’t make me feel like I belong there. It’s like I am still a guest, especially if most folks don’t know my name . “dude or guy”.
3. You never challenge me anymore. I’ve been coming a while, and it  seems as if I outgrew your message.
4. You don’t look like you are excited about your faith. If it is a burden for you, what do you expect will be attractive about it to me?

D. Scott Miller

D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.


D. Scott Miller


D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.



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