Age is taking its toll. After 52 years of youth ministry, it’s hard to remember our names, let alone what it was like our first few years in youth ministry. Maybe it’s the brain damage caused by going 105 mph in a Jetta? Anyway, there are a few lessons we learned early on in our youth ministry lives that still serve us well today. Steve and Mathew share some memories of the Wonder Years, of mistakes made and lessons learned when they were just young pups in youth ministry. If you are a rookie, or starting a new season in a new place, here are some helpful ideas that will help you lay a foundation for good health and a long run at your church.