Articles for Youth Leaders

The 11 Roles Your Team Must Fill

The 11 Roles Your Team Must Fill

From volunteers to staff, these are the roles that your group must fulfill.
The Number One Lie the World Tells Our Students

The Number One Lie the World Tells Our Students

Part 1: What you need to help your kids stand up against.
One Of The Many Problems Youth Pastors Face: What To Do When A Youth Pastor and Senior Pastor Don’t Align

One of the Many Problems Youth Pastors Face: What to Do When a Youth...

How can the youth pastor/senior pastor relationship improve?
5 Ways to Care for Your Team

5 Ways to Care for Your Team

How to attend to the needs of your staff and volunteers.
A Mid-Year Checkup: How Are You Doing?

A Mid-Year Checkup: How Are You Doing?

Some resources to help you the rest of the way.
Is it Necessary to Split Middle and High Schoolers?

Is It Necessary to Split Middle and High Schoolers?

How, when and why do you split middle school and high school?
A Case for Persuasion in Evangelism

A Case for Persuasion in Evangelism

Why it's OK to hope for persuasion when sharing the Gospel.
The Problem with Summer Camp

The Problem With Summer Camp

Are you proudly touting this significant issue in your summer camp?
7 Things the Best Student Ministries Are Currently Doing

7 Things the Best Student Ministries Are Currently Doing

There’s no magic formula or secret model or huge budget to pull off an effective and great student ministry.
6 Things Teens Need in a Church

6 Things Teens Need in a Church

Here is what your students really require from a church community.
Humble Confidence vs. Insecure Pride

The Two Big Attitudes that Will Sink a Youth Leader

Leaders have two seemingly-paradoxical postures they can lead from.
5 Practices of Healthy Leaders

5 Practices of Healthy Leaders

If you want to be a better leader, cultivate these habits.
How to Respond to the Loneliness Epidemic in Today's Youth

How to Respond to the Loneliness Epidemic in Today’s Youth

Exploring ways that leaders can help teens confront systematic abandonment.
How to Help Parents of Teens Who Are Bored With Church

How to Help Parents of Teens Who Are Bored With Church

Young teens have a passionate need to be valued and noticed.
5 Huge Youth Ministry Myths

5 Huge Youth Ministry Myths

You've probably heard these things about student ministry. But guess what? They're not true.
How to Minister to the Fatherless

How to Minister to the Fatherless

Chances are, some of your youth have lost a parent. Here are some things to keep in mind.
3 Ways You Can Help Teens Who Struggle with Porn

3 Ways You Can Help Teens Who Struggle With Porn

What are you doing to help the students in your ministry stay clear of pornography?
How to Talk to Teenagers—Even When You're Sick

How to Talk to Teenagers—Even When You’re Sick

Sometimes real life problems—like sickness or fear—interrupt our speaking plans. Here's what to do.
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