The following is an edited re-post of a series I published a number of years ago called, Youth Worker Tip of the Day (YWTD). Since I have revamped the blog, I am going through past posts and giving them new life!
BE A REGULAR AT YOUR LOCAL
By attending your school's sporting events you get a snapshot of your high school’s culture. Want to know what high school is like these days, go to a Friday night football game or a basketball game. All you have to do is sit back and watch. You will see who’s in and who’s not, who is with who, what’s hot, and what you need to study up on. The pop culture is alive and well on most high school campuses. Attending the sporting events is your window into the high school world.
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Jay Higham is a veteran youth worker of over 25 years; having worked with students in the local church and Christian camping settings. Jay is currently serving as the student ministry director at a church, located in Western PA. Jay has been married to Amy for over 21 years. Together, they are raising 5 kids, (4 boys and 1 girl). Jay is an aspiring author, blogger, speaker, vlogger, and social media junkie. He is passionate about student ministry, family ministry, and training youth workers to love and serve their students with passion and excellence.