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How to Disciple a Teenager Who Puts Up Resistance to Faith

Despite our best efforts, some students simply don’t seem interested in growing their faith. Discover 3 key insights into how to disciple a teenager.

Family Ministry Should Not Replace Your Youth Ministry: Here’s Why

Family ministry is important. But youth leaders often end up as the primary spiritual influence on teenagers. So don't sacrifice youth ministry to build a family ministry at your church.

Sustainable Youth Ministry: 8 Viable Tools to Build a Program

Youth ministry veteran Mark DeVries offers 8 important tools for building a sustainable youth ministry. Discover how to equip your church's teen program for the long haul.

7 Simple Prayer Ideas for Daily Prayer

When it comes to developing health in your prayer life, learn the seven prayer ideas you see practiced consistently in Scripture.

Teaching Spiritual Disciplines to Youth: 5 Important Tips

Spiritual disciplines really boil down to spending regular, focused time with God. Teaching spiritual disciplines to youth isn't complicated. Just follow these guidelines.

Is Masturbation a Sin in the Bible? 10 Scriptural Resources for Teens

Is masturbation a sin in the Bible? Check out these 11 scriptural resources for answering teens' tough questions about sex and sexuality.

Good Theological Questions: What Are Reasons for God’s Existence?

Good theological questions deserve lots of time and attention in youth group and teen Bible studies. For example: What are some arguments for the existence of God?

Stronger Youth Ministry: 10 Ways to Build Your Program

Want to build a stronger youth ministry? Feel like you’re scrambling to put together each week’s youth group meeting? Use these 10 expert tips to grow a more durable program for teens.

Sermon Illustrations on Forgiveness: Use This Video to Discuss Sin

Are you looking for sermon illustrations on forgiveness? Check out this short video demonstration you can add to a youth lesson about sin.

Toxic Person: 6 Early Warning Signs You’re Dealing With One

A toxic person is, well, toxic. An unhealthy person can infect your team like toxins infect the human body. Discover 6 warning signs of a toxic person.

7 Examples of Bad Friends Who Are Sure to Ruin Your Life

When it comes to sharing examples of bad friends, I always point to a night I remember so clearly. I was driving down a dark, narrow two-lane road with the gas pedal to the floor. Intoxicated. It was the night my life hit rock bottom.

Launch Student Ministry Into the Stratosphere With These 6 Tips

Ready to launch student ministry, programs, or events? What's holding you back? Use these 6 expert tips for a successful liftoff.

Why Your Youth Group Events Must Move Beyond Fun & Games

The truth is that our events aren't supposed to be as fun as the other stuff out there. Our events are just supposed to be more meaningful.

Teaching the Books of the Bible to Youth: Work Through Scripture

Need insights about teaching the books of the Bible to youth? Wondering how to work through Scripture with kids? Then read these expert tips for giving teens a comprehensive view of God's Word!

If You Miss Youth, You Miss the Movement!

Every major spiritual awakening in the history of the United States has had teenagers on the leading edge. If you miss youth, you miss the movement.

Biblically Accurate Angels: 10 Images of God’s Heavenly Messengers

What are biblically accurate angels? What does the Bible say about angels and how they appear? Dive into this topic using these 10 resources.

Is Satan Real: Use This Free Bible Lesson With Preteens

Preteens today are asking is Satan real. This free Bible study will help temper the fear that comes with knowing that evil exists.

Youth Ministry Career Moves: 4 Questions to Ask Before Taking a New Job

In a youth ministry career, deciding whether to accept a new position can be complicated. Ask these 4 questions to see if a church is the right place for you.

Essential Advice on How to Write a Bible Study

When teenagers get lost or bored during a youth Bible study, it defeats the whole point. If you're wondering how to write a Bible study that's meaningful and keeps young people engaged and interested, you've come to the right place.

Celebrate Recovery for Youth: How This Program Helps Students

Is Celebrate Recovery for youth? Discover the many ways this program offers hope and healing for junior high and high school students.

Co-Founder of ‘Dating App for the Right Wing’ Expects To Draw...

The Right Stuff, a new dating app aimed at political conservatives, launched on Friday, Sept. 30. Former Trump aide John McEntee and and former Trump appointee Daniel Huff co-founded the app, which is billed as “a dating app for the right wing.”

Eric Geiger: What the ‘Alarming’ State of Theology Report Means for...

Eric Geiger joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss the recently released The State of Theology report, which Geiger calls “alarming.” But there is still some good news for church leaders.

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