Here is what your students really require from a church community.
Leaders have two seemingly-paradoxical postures they can lead from.
An important message for parents.
If you want to be a better leader, cultivate these habits.
Exploring ways that leaders can help teens confront systematic abandonment.
Young teens have a passionate need to be valued and noticed.
You've probably heard these things about student ministry. But guess what? They're not true.
Chances are, some of your youth have lost a parent. Here are some things to keep in mind.
You can’t be good at everything.
What are you doing to help the students in your ministry stay clear of pornography?
Sometimes real life problems—like sickness or fear—interrupt our speaking plans. Here's what to do.
The "third place" is a good spot for deep conversations.
"Jesus would be fired within his first months of becoming a youth leader..." -Greg Stier.
Want to drive your staff and volunteers crazy? Do these things.
Why there is reason for hope!
Don't be afraid to talk to students about the real brokenness in their lives.
Face it—none of us go into youth ministry because we want things to stay the same.
We've finally identified the precise behaviors and warning signs that will put you on a path to burnout.
How to find success with a variety of ages.
What one leader has learned over the years in ministry.