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10 Reasons Youth Ministry Is a Strategic Career Choice

As I travel the nation I meet a lot of young people (high school/college age) who are thinking about going into youth ministry as...

Speaking Life to Culture in This Digital Age: Social Ecclesia

by Clark Campbell Almost everyone I meet has a good Pentecostal joke. There aren’t many I haven’t heard through my work with the Church of God and Pathway...

American Poor, the Gospel and Theories of Social Justice

I was raised American poor. I call it American poor because the brand of poverty I lived through pales in comparison to some of...

5 Roadblocks to Building a Gospel-Advancing Ministry

When you seek to build a youth ministry that advances the Gospel deeply into the heart of your community (and in the process, deeply...

7 Ways You Can Crank Up the Evangelistic Temperature in Your Youth Ministry

Mobilizing teenagers to evangelize their peers can be a challenge. To do this then you must figure out how you can help crank up...

The Prayers of Our Students

Small group leaders are the jam.They have such an incredible connection with our students and faithfully carry the burdens of their few. We've been focusing...

Youth Work: 10 Good and Healthy Habits

Jesus is not an event or a class.

Learning to Be Still .. .in Chaos

Beautiful still in the midst of chaos. It's possible.  But it's not something I learned over night. Let's say I learned it over multiple nights....   It was...

10 Reasons Why Youth Ministry is So Worth It!

This one’s for all the full-time, part-time and volunteer youth leaders out there relentlessly grinding it out to see teenagers transformed for Christ. Sure,...

Searching for Sex Answers

Google has become the number one place young people go for answers to their questions about sex. Why? Two glaring reasons. 1. It’s embarrassing. Who wants to...

A Simple Strategy to Rescue the Next Generation (in Light of the Recent School...

In light of the recent school shooting in New Mexico, last month’s school shooting in Colorado and the long string of school shootings which...

Happy Birthday … Here's Some Plastic Surgery

In a world where our young girls seem to struggle with self-image more than ever before, what is the greatest thing we can do to boost...

Wait for It, Wait for It

“Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” Psalm 27:14 I have a hard time waiting. I waited in...

Marijuana, Teenagers and Youth Ministry

On January 1st my home state of Colorado will allow recreational marijuana sales and usage by anyone 21 years of age or older. Although...

5 Hints for Using Humor When Speaking to Teens

Humor is a great tool to use when communicating God’s Word to teenagers (or anyone for that matter.) It breaks down barriers, captures attention...

Dad, Can I Download Katy Perry’s New Album?

Katy Perry’s new album Prism has been out for just a couple weeks, and it already landed a number one spot on the Billboard charts. But...

How to Start a Revival in Your Youth Group

The Holy Spirit is the only one who can refresh, renew and revive His church. But he stands with matches ready to set your...

How to Deal With a Sr. Pastor Who's Not On Board With a Gospel-Advancing...

Over the last 25 years or so of ministry I’ve had the privilege of being a youth leader, church planter and preaching pastor. So...

Young People and Binge TV

“34% of Millennials watch mostly online video/no broadcast TV.” That’s what the headline says, and I’m inclined to believe it. Think about it. College kids,...

Are You Just a Sunday Morning Worshiper?

“Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.” Psalm 96:3 What do you think of when you hear the word “worship”?...
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