It is pretty difficult to do youth ministry for any length of time and not have some sort of blow up with a parent. And I have found that no matter how hard I try, every now and then, I find myself at the receiving end of a firing squad. Most of the time it is from some misunderstanding, but there have also been times when a parent’s rage was deserved.
But no matter who’s at fault, I have found the two silver bullets to de-escalate just about every major conflict between parents and youth workers. The problem is, youth worker’s aren’t going to like it.Read More