TPRT #34: Eran Holt - 3 Things Every Ministry Needs

In this episode I talk with Eran Holt about ministry coach, dark seasons and so much more.

Ryan Latham

November 19, 2019

"Your calling matters too much for you to not take care of yourself."

- Eran Holt

Eran and his wife Julie and their three children, Caleb, Emma, and Ellie currently reside in Poconos, PA.  Eran has over 20 years of Student Ministry experience having most recently served as the Student Ministries Pastor at GT Church, Reading, PA for over 15 years.  During their tenure, the student ministry grew from roughly 30 students to over 400.  Eran’s passionate, creative and relevant preaching has distinguished him as a prophetic voice and communicator.  He speaks at various churches, camps, retreats, conventions and conferences.  Eran’s passion is to inspire adults to become spiritual fathers and mothers who will raise up an army of students to lead their generation.  In 2016 Eran & Julie founded Lead the Generation, a non-profit ministry providing training and inspiration for youth pastors, volunteer youth leaders and student leaders.  Eran equips Youth Pastors from all over the nation through his Coaching Program called Mastermind.  

Connect with Eran:  

Visit Eran on his webpage - http://eranholt.org

Visit Lead the Generation webpage - https://www.leadthegeneration.com

Visit Eran on his Instagram - @eranholt

Check out his book - https://smile.amazon.com/23-Psalm-Dying-Guide-Living/dp/1732178801/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=eran+holt+ps&qid=1579909198&sr=8-1-fkmr0  

During our conversation we talk about:

  • What is Lead the Generation and how they are serving the local church.
  • What do you do when you have an unexpected "transition?"
  • Walking through a miscarriage.
  • Christian counseling
  • Youth ministry trends
  • Helping part-time and volunteer youth workers
  • The two most important areas to focus on as a Youth Pastor
  • Mind games

Quotes from the interview -

"The dark season might seem like it will destroy you, but God will use it to develop you."

- Mike Miller

"Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."

- Saint Augustine

"God is always preparing you for what He has prepared for you."

- Christian Cain

"Your calling matters too much for you to not take care of yourself."

- Eran Holt

"Biblical truth doesn't travel well through a program, it travels best through a one-on-one relationship."

- Eran Holt

"Gods purpose in my life is Gods preference for my life but it requires my participation."

- Eran Holt

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Want to hear an episode about church growth? undefinedListen to my conversation with Mike Miller (Mentioned in this episode).

QUESTION(S) OF THE DAY: How have you lead your team through a time of tragedy?

Books mentioned in this episode:

Leadership Pain - Sam Chan

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality - Peter Scazzero

A Tale of Three Kings - Gene Edwards

The 4:8 Principle - Tommy Newberry

21 Fasting Quote and Scripture Images for Social Media

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—Jeanne Mayo

Youth pastor, leadership coach, author, and public speaker

Atlanta, Georgia


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