Youth Leaders

Youth Leaders

Youth leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, youth pastors need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for young people. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every youth pastor. If you serve on a church staff as senior high leader, student minister, next gen leader, junior high minister, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral resources and connections to a community of youth leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. Youth leaders from every denomination find free resources, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and articles they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of youth ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for youth ministry leadership. Leading your youth ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

My 500th Blog Post

On April 10, 2006 I posted my first official rant on gregstier.org. It was called “With Fear and Trepidation.” I just re-read it and...

Advent-agous

I sit in my office today dreaming of the Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, it's hard to concentrate on much else and I would rather be...

Making Beds vs. Making Disciples

Learning how to make one’s bed is one of the first micro-chores that kids learn. It helps children begin to discover the importace of...

Middle School Message Momentum

Brooklyn Lindsey explains how she keeps the ministry moving for her middle schoolers.

Blaze Propaganda

Jason (aka “Propaganda”) is one of our latest editions to the Dare 2 Share team and ministering at all of the Blaze conferences this...

A Holy Spirit Happy Meal

Have you ever wondered why the word revival is never mentioned in the New Testament? The concept is not even hinted at. So why...

THE Cause Is Launched!

It’s 7:37 am Sunday morning, the day after the first conference of The Dare 2 Share “Blaze” Tour (based on Isaiah 6:1-8.) I’m tired,...

Ten reasons I love sharing my faith

1. Beside dying on the cross for someone else’s sins, it is the ultimate way you can love your neighbor.2. It is exciting!3. It...

The Underbelly of Youth Ministry

Let’s face it, there are a lot of youth leaders out there with kiddos. For nearly a decade I’ve watched youth workers at conventions...

The Scoop On Anorexia

When I first became a youth worker, I thought all I had to do was teach a halfway interesting Bible Study and play a...

The Day My Friend Died

Mike Yaconelli died suddenly. He was one of my youth ministry heroes but more importantly, a personal friend. I went to the family funeral...

When Teen Small Groups Work Best

When it comes to small groups, there are lots of variables: Should they meet on campus or in homes? Should they be co-ed or...

Conflict Resolution in Youth Ministry

I just returned from our Mexico spring break mission trip exhausted when a parent met me in the parking lot screaming. A minute later...

Thoughts On Youth Interns

In the preparation time for summer, I get a lot of requests from college-age students who would like summer intern experiences. I understand why--I...

Learnings From Germany About Youth Ministry

So many things were different in Germany than in America. I found no diet Pepsi, and the Cola lights were served with no ice...

10 Things I Hate About Youth Ministry in The Summer

Regularly, I'm reminded that youth ministry isn't easy—especially during the summer.

Advice for Dividing Student Small Groups

I'm always afraid to answer small group questions with a "this is how you do it" answer.
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Youth Leaders

Today’s youth leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, youth pastors need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for young people. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every youth pastor. If you serve on a church staff as senior high leader, student minister, next gen leader, junior high minister, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral resources and connections to a community of youth leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Youth leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of youth ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for youth ministry leadership.

Leading your youth ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.