About Brooklyn

Brooklyn Undefined {brook-lin} n.

1. Not just a borough of New York City, this Brooklyn is a Christian creative person, she is a wife & mom, writer & speaker whose expertise in youth ministry comes from 16 years working in the trenches of youth ministry 2. Idea sessions, beach retreats, acai bowls, and piles of books are her favorite 3. Dedicated to connecting the vision of the past with the Hope of the future by unleashing the passions of young leaders in the present – a bridge if you must – but not just to Manhattan 4. Her heartbeat is justice advocacy–her hope is to mobilize the church through the passion and influence of teenagers in order to interrupt the cycle of poverty and injustice in the world 5. Known for her down-to-earth style and transparency 6. Thanks God for an opportunity to participate in global youth ministry through the development of emerging leaders and ideas.

Coming soon: www.justicemovement.com

Brooklyn is an excellent presenter. Transparent. Funny. Real. Knows her stuff.

Nashville, TN

Loved how open Brooklyn was when guiding us through the seminar.

Atlanta, GA

Brooklyn has crafted an interesting memoir that will undoubtedly inspire many a young girl.”

New York, NY

Refreshing, passionate, creative, full of energy, dynamic, great tools for ministry.

Nashville, TN

Recent Blog Posts

What are passions? How do you follow them?

Weekly mantra that never becomes reality... "I'm going to give myself enough time and space to tell the stories that I have lived." They are stories about the crazy inside, about love and family, and laughs on the kitchen counter (usually after we've cried first)....

You Have A Youth Ministry

I don't think I realized how much the last two years would wreck my idea of what youth ministry is and isn't. The thoughts actually started during a college ministry internship in Brazil, 2001. I conveniently protected the different ideas of youth ministry that I saw...

Do What You Can

Someone asked me this week, "how do you do it all?" The simple answer is that I don't. I can't. There aren't enough hours in a day or enough energy in my tank to do all of the things. But somehow without much margin this month I was able to do #22 push ups for 22 days...

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