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How to Cure Your Students' Happathy

Happathy is the result of trying to make students like church through games, high-energy music and slick events.

How to Disciple a Student Who Doesn't Want to Be Discipled

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.

4 Steps to Help You Work Within Your Limits

It would be awesome not to have to move a couch or stack chairs each week.

How to Ensure Your Volunteers Leave Frustrated and Worn Out

For volunteers to stick around in your ministry, they must feel like they are a vital part of something meaningful. Plain and simple.

How to Get Students Serving in Your Church

Cast vision so teenagers can see the bigger picture.

20 Tips to Spice Up Your Next Bible Study

We can get in the habit of teaching the same basic structure of a lesson over and over again.

How to Cook Up an Effective Youth Ministry

Learn under the Master Chef.

How You Can Get More Buy-In From Parents

Build up buy-in by making sure parents know you care.
Building trust with volunteers is a big part of your job because if you’re a church or ministry leader, chances are that “volunteer coordinator” is a part of your job description.

How to Build Trust With Your Volunteers

If volunteers don’t feel like they can trust you, your team will either dwindle in numbers or become very unhealthy.

How to Deal With Your Students' Doubt and Questions

One of the main tasks of youth workers is to help play a role in leading teenagers to take more ownership of their faith.

How to Tackle Ministry Pressure

Youth ministry is filled with pressure situations; it’s inevitable.

How to Keep Your Youth Ministry Batteries Charged

Don’t ever forget exactly what that task is.

How You Can Help Hurting Parents

No matter the struggle, parents need pastoral care.

How to Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strengths

Take the failures from camp and turn them into improvement.

How to Prep Your Teen for Adulthood

Be intentional with your teens in these three ways.
Adult volunteers are so important to our ministry programs but toxic volunteers are a unique poison all on their own.

What to Do With Toxic Volunteers

Adult volunteers are so important to our ministry programs.

10 Tips for Working With Students

These tips might spare you some hard knocks, heartaches or confusion in ministry.

How to Recruit Volunteers Quickly

There is no silver bullet when it comes to recruiting volunteers quickly.

What Is Required to Finish Strong in Youth Ministry?

Finishing strong is the leadership skill to do what it takes, no matter the cost, in order to accomplish the goal.

How You Can Serve Your Senior Pastor

Being a leader means serving and as youth leaders, we should serve our pastors above all.

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