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10 Ways to Get Teens to Own the Youth Ministry

10 Ways to Get Teens to Own the Youth Ministry

One of the most amazing things you'll ever do as a youth worker is empower your students to take ownership of the ministry.
3 Practices for Doing Youth Ministry in a Post-Christian World

3 Practices for Doing Youth Ministry in a Post-Christian World

Doing youth ministry in a post-Christian world is difficult and lacks the shine of traditional youth ministry.
How to Do Youth Ministry With the Most Exhausted Generation

How to Do Youth Ministry With the Most Exhausted Generation

We're dealing with the most stressed-out, overscheduled, underslept generation of teenagers in history, and it's starting to show.
How to Get Your Small Group Talking

How to Get Your Small Group Talking

For a leader, a small group that won’t talk, that won’t share, can be a real struggle.
Youth Services: How to Be a Great Emcee

Youth Services: How to Be a Great Emcee

Finding the right people to put on stage as the host of your youth service or event is really, really important.
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How to Start Your Youth Ministry

Where do you start if you’re new in your position in leading youth ministry? Here’s some advice.
teens and faith

How to Make Teenagers Care About Their Faith

When it comes to teens and faith, do your teenagers seem checked out of Christianity? Andy Blanks shares 3 things that are fundamental to helping teens learn to care about the Christian faith.
4 Tips for Kicking Off Your Fall

4 Tips for Kicking Off Your Fall

The fall seems to bring tons of opportunities for friendship evangelism and a boost of momentum.
How to Write a Youth Ministry Budget

How to Write a Youth Ministry Budget

Nine things you need to think about as you write your budget.
How to Balance the Demands of Ministry and Family

How to Balance the Demands of Ministry and Family

"The idea of 'personal time' is something that represents a struggle for all of us," says Chris Wesley.
One of the elements of a healthy and effective youth ministry is the presence of teenage leaders.

How to Develop Student Leaders

One of the elements of a healthy and effective youth ministry is the presence of teenage leaders.
7 Steps for Equipping Teens to Share Their Faith

7 Steps for Equipping Teens to Share Their Faith

Many of the teenagers in our youth ministries struggle to put their faith essentials into words.
10 Ways I Deal with Criticism

10 Ways I Deal With Criticism

Doug Fields shares insights on how to respond to critical comments in ministry.
How to Make Volunteer Meetings Worthwhile

How to Make Volunteer Meetings Worthwhile

Phil Bell shares 5 tips on how to improve your volunteer meetings.
7 Tips to Help Your Relationship with the Senior Pastor

7 Tips to Help Your Relationship With the Senior Pastor

Working at a church isn't a guarantee that everyone will get along well.
strategic plan

How to Develop a Strategic Plan in Your Youth Ministry

Do you have a long range plan for your ministry? We can teach you how to develop a strategic plan in just 5 steps.

How You Can Serve Struggling Volunteers

Do you know how to minister to your team?

5 Things You Can Do To Create a Great Atmosphere for Students

Creating just the right environment for God to work in the lives of teens could be a game changer!

How to Measure Life Change in Youth Ministry

While there is no solid science behind it, there are a few ways you can start measuring life change.

How to Start Measuring Youth Ministry Growth

Are you afraid the numbers will expose you as a failure?
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