Brooklyn Lindsey

Brooklyn is an wife and mother, an international speaker and writer.  She has served as a youth ministry pastor for nearly two decades and recently planted SOMOS Church with her husband in Lakeland Florida. She founded The Justice Movement, a global youth community that creates educational resources and events to empower churches and youth to do compassionate works of justice together. She’s an Orange Leader, wellness advocate, and recent marathoner. She, her husband Coy, have two kids, daughters who they adore.

Episode 76

PCL 76: How to Find Peace in Small Moments

Brooklyn Lindsey, a writer, speaker, and youth pastor in Lakeland, Fla., joins host, Carlos Whittaker, to talk about how to find a sense of calm and peace amidst life’s chaos. Read More
Bigger Than Your House

Social Life | Widen The Circle

Bigger Than Your House

I wasn’t expecting her joy to make me question mine. Part of my job as a youth pastor has been to rally parents to embrace the development and growing independence… Read More

Character and Values | Faith | Imagine The End

Compelling Your Kids to Serve

There’s a film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s autobiographical novel Little Women that includes a moment when Jo, the heroine, receives criticism from her German professor on her first novel…… Read More

Current Events | Fight For The Heart

Giving Your Kids Permission to Break the Rules

“Resist much, obey little.”― Walt Whitman It’s really not the advice I thought I would pass to my daughters when I imagined them before they were born. Even so, as… Read More
Coaching Friendship

Social Life

Coaching Friendship

Imagine a parent of a child you know approaching you. “Can (insert their child’s name) and I speak with you and (insert your child’s name) privately for a minute?” Maybe… Read More

Middle School (6th-8th)

Being Present During the Awkward Years

Last week, I was sitting with a group of teenagers at a retreat in the mountains. The high school guys at the table were humoring the youngest in their group.… Read More

Family Life

Fight For Their Heart

Parents don’t usually post pictures of their kids on the second day of school. That made me consider taking another set of pictures this year, one at about 6:30 PM… Read More

High School (9th-12th)

Through the Tough Decisions

During my first year of youth ministry, my husband and I had siblings that were also teenagers. My youngest sister would tell you that my role in her life was… Read More

Family Life

A Place to Fail

Ninety percent of parenting is mental, the other half is physical. In other words, it takes all of you and a little more. Parenting is no joke and lends itself… Read More