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Free Teaching Resource: Who Is Jesus?

At some point everyone asks, "Who is Jesus?"

Free Teaching Package: Which Chair Are You In?

In which chair are your students seated: confusion, compromise, or commitment?

12 Strategies That Prevent Youth Pastors From Going Crazy

Maintaining a healthy psyche while in youth ministry is extremely important.

Free Media Package: You, School & God

Remind your over-scheduled students to live out their faith everyday.

Free Video: Retro John 3:16

A familiar verse in bright, bold colors with a retro 70s feel.

Small Groups = Life Groups

Well, we made the change from calling them small groups to calling them life groups – it only took me a year...

Whatever Happened to College Ministry?

Reggie Joiner, Abbie Smith and Chuck Bomar share why young adults are disengaging from the church and what we can do about it.

Barna: Disturbing News on Youth Evangelism

A new study shows a decline of faith-related behavior by young evangelical Christians.

Free Video: Pop Quiz

Surprise your students with a pop quiz!

Free Media Package: You Pick

Engage your students by asking them to choose the topics.

Free Background: The Sweetest Thing

"Sweetest Thing" logo in doughnut-style font.

Random Facts Graphics

"In the weightlessness of space, a frozen pea will explode if it comes in contact with Pepsi."

Letter to Our Graduating Seniors

This year we gave all of our seniors a copy of the book Wide Awake by Erwin McManus and inside was a letter from...

Senior Weekend Bumper Video

  A fun video compilation of seniors falling down at graduation we made/used as a bumper video for our senior weekend services. JG

Graduation Rap Video

  Found this graduation rap online – ripped it from YouTube to use this weekend in HSM to honor our seniors. Good stuff! JG

Book Review: Switch

Finished a great book this weekend – Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. HSM has been in a continual state of...

HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 99

Weekend Teaching Series: Senior Weekend (1-off)Sermon in a Sentence: A collection of stories, testimony and teachings from seniors to our high school ministry.Service Length: 84...

I've Seen it All

Youth leaders see it all while working with young people, but in the end it's completely worth it to see the one thing that matters.

Top 20 Youth Ministry Blogs

Adam Mclane’s research is complete, and he posted his list of the top 20 youth ministry blogs on the Y.S. blog earlier this week....

Dan Cathy Shares Leadership Advice From His Years at Chick-fil-A: ‘Never...

.@ChickfilA board chairman @dancathy recently shared that the purpose of America’s #1 favorite restaurant’s is “to glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that’s entrusted” to them.

Holly Catterton Allen: How Your Church Can Help Children Be Spiritually...

Dr. Holly Catterton Allen joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain that, contrary to what we might assume, children are deeply spiritual and to share how churches can help kids develop resilience.

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