I came across three blog posts from www.youthminblog.com - one from David Hertweck, a Korean youth pastor in Syracuse, NY about the benefits of youth minsitry networking and another by Mike Kupferer about what makes a great network, and another by Shawn Michael about not doing life alone! This is great stuff!
Networks Make You Bigger
4 Qualities of a Good Youth Worker Network
Get Your Act Together!
I couldn't have stated these things any better myself.