Welcome, from Jake Niven!

Welcome to 5th-8th Grade Ministry, where voices crack, deodorant is optional, and loyalty is vital. Middle School ministry is unique and has the most radical changes in your kid’s life while they are under your roof.

THIS IS A PHASE YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS. This phase is where they identify who they are, who they hang with, and if they will have a relationship with you. I don’t want to scare you away but I personally want to offer you some resources during this journey we like to call Middle School.

If we haven’t met yet, my name is, Jake Niven, and I come from Charlotte, North Carolina. My middle school years were very far from easy. To start off I went to nine different schools in five different states in grades K-12. In Middle School alone I was in four different schools. I look back now and see how God is using my story to help parents and students today.

Check out some of the resources and articles below and continue to come back as I write more. E-mail me for a more in-depth conversation.