Youth Leader How To's

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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?

5 Ways to Set Your Parents Up for The Win

Dynamic relationships with parents are more valuable than you know.

How to Talk to Your Students About Sex

Three tips for teaching your teens about sex.

How to Get Families to Meet Your Deadlines

It's an annoying problem when families can't keep deadlines, but it's a problem we can help to fix, and I'll tell you how.

How to Deal With Difficult Parents

What do you do with difficult parents?

4 Steps to Establishing Consistency in Your Small Groups

When small group leaders push through the difficult task of establishing consistency good things happen.

3 Ways You Can Make Your Dream Youth Group a Reality

Doug Franklin offers you some practical ideas to start actually making your vision a reality.

4 Steps to Turn Your Volunteers Into Leaders

What are you doing to help your volunteers grow into leaders?

How to Analyze Your Ministry Year

Chris Wesley goes over three ways to analyze your ministry.

How to Talk to Students About Giving

In order for the church to continue to move, you need to raise givers who will fund the movement.

How to Build More Credibility in Your Ministry

You embrace the stereotypes and you hate them at the same time.

How to Empower the Leaders Around You

"It takes more than just saying: Okay, here you go, you are the leader.”

How to Eliminate Fundraisers From Your Youth Ministry

If you want to raise givers, you need to explain why it’s important.

How to Successfully Brand Your Ministry

Branding is communicating who you really are (or perhaps more accurately, who you’re striving to be).
Structural Integrity

How to Test Your Ministry’s Structural Integrity

Building a healthy youth ministry is like stacking a house of cards—when one card is out of place, the whole thing falls apart.
Learn from disappointment

How You Can Learn From Disappointment

Disappointment is no fun. But if we learn from it, we can go a long way toward preventing future disappointment.

How to Recapture Teenagers in Our Churches

Teenagers are leaving the church because many churches have left their core mission ... keeping our teenagers focused on Jesus and his mission.

How to Stay in Youth Ministry for the Long Haul

The call is to long-term work.

How to Communicate Your Message With Authority

The more authority you have behind your message the more people will engage.

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