Youth Leaders

Quick and Easy Christmas Games for Your Youth Group

Quick and Easy Christmas Games for Your Youth Group

Four favorite games guaranteed to add that extra sparkle to your Christmas fellowship or get together.
How to Fight Busyness During the Holidays

How to Fight Busyness During the Holidays

It's easy to get caught up in the tasks of the season. Here are some ways to avoid being overwhelmed.
2 Christmas Games

2 Christmas Games

It's Christmas and it is the season for giving so I thought I should give away a few games we have done the past...
3 Ways to Make the Most out of Christmas in Youth Ministry

3 Ways to Make the Most Out of Christmas in Youth Ministry

How you can take full advantage of the holiday season.
4 Simple Ways to Be a More Effective Speaker

4 Simple Ways to Be a More Effective Speaker

How to improve your communication ability.
Keeping Your Family Focused on Christ During the Christmas Rush

Keeping Your Family Focused on Christ During the Christmas Rush

So it’s Christmas! It’s a time for joy & celebration, family & faith... ...and three white elephant parties, two cookie exchanges, six performances of the...
Dear Teenager: Life Is Hard, and God Is with You

Dear Teenager: Life Is Hard, and God Is With You

I hope this isn’t too blunt or really, perhaps, too obvious: Life hurts.
Joshua Norman

NFL Player to Hometown Churches: What Are the Needs of the Youth?

Josh Norman requested "every church send me back a letter stating the concerns of the church and the needs of the youth" in his hometown.
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Pay Attention to What Your Teenager Is Trying to Communicate—Not What They’re Saying

Whether it comes out in harsh words or sulky behavior, teenagers seem to struggle with hyperbole.
7 Steps for Planning a Youth Service

7 Steps for Planning a Youth Service

Josh Griffin shows youth leaders how he survives the weekend tornado.
Please Don’t Give Them Porn for Christmas

Please Don’t Give Them Porn for Christmas

"This Christmas a lot of children will receive porn from under the tree."
One Great Way to Observe Advent

One Great Way to Observe Advent

Why we must leave space for God this Advent season.
10 Marks You Belong to a Great Church

10 Marks You Belong to a Great Church

When you plug into a church that is getting it done, it’s a true blessing.
4 Ways to Fight Anxiety

4 Ways to Fight Anxiety

How to stop worry from controlling your life and your ministry.
Teen Suicide

Could a Social Media Fast Prevent Teen Suicide?

Can youth pastors lessen teen suicide by encouraging the young people in their groups to fast from social media?
Reflections on Thanksgiving

Reflections on Thanksgiving

What you can always be thankful for.
5 Things to Remember When Discipling Youth

5 Things to Remember When Discipling Youth

Here’s a few things I’ve challenged our team to keep in mind when discipling.
Fake News and Youth Evangelism

Fake News and Youth Evangelism

How you can navigate the latest "prophecy watch."
Holding on to Hope: 12 Truths for Parents Whose Kids Wander Away From Faith

Holding on to Hope: 12 Truths for Parents Whose Kids Wander Away From Faith

Faith is a personal, lifelong discovery, with many detours and bumps in the road. Your kids’ faith journey is THEIR journey, not yours.
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