Articles for Youth Leaders

Ministry Ads on MTV, VH1 Reach Teens

A teen ministry is "interrupting" secular TV and radio with messages of gospel hope.

How Lil Wayne May Affect Your Teenagers

'Weezy' has done his time, but will he be any different?

10 iPhone Apps for Youth Ministry

Paul Turner shares the 10 iPhone Apps that every Youth Worker should download.

3 Things This Generation Demands

If this generation is lost, it won’t be because they lacked friends; it will be because they lacked leadership.

The Most Dangerous TV Program for Teens

The Parents Television Council just identified the most dangerous program on television today.

What God Are You Teaching Your Students?

What if the God you teach is the only God your students know?

4 Types of Parents in Your Youth Ministry

Parents play an important role in discipling their teenagers, but there are 4 different types of parents.

5 Things All Youth Pastors Wish Their Senior Pastor Knew

What do you want to tell your Senior Pastor? What is holding you back?

4 Things Millennials Want in Their Leaders

Who are the Millennials, and what do they want in today's leaders?

4.5 Questions with Duffy Robbins

Doug Fields interviews Youth Ministry veteran Duffy Robbins on the subject of leadership.

3 Youth Ministry Predictions for 2011

Greg Stier shares why he believes 2011 will be a great year for youth ministry.

Parenting Millennials: Uncomfortable Responsibilities

The future of Millennials may be at stake unless parents make some important changes.

Every Leader Needs One of These

Doug Fields shares the key to staying in ministry for the long haul.

Reggie Joiner on Parents in Transition

Be ready, every child seems to move in warp speed toward the teenage years.

3 Reasons Good Curriculum Makes Volunteers Better

Doug Fields shares how your leaders will benefit from putting the right curriculum in their hands.

7 Things My Teacher Did to Change My Life

How a Sunday School Teacher changed the life of a teenager.

10 Simple Ways to Change the World

Adam McLane shares 10 simple tips to help change your community.

Fighting Discouragement in Youth Ministry

What's discouraging you right now in Youth Ministry? Whatever you are facing, we have some encouragement for you.

5 Reasons Why You Should Fire More Volunteers

Does your church struggle with managing volunteers? Maybe it's time to clean house.

The Lost Value of Ritual in Youth Ministry

Establishing sacred rituals will set your youth group apart from every other group.

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