Youth Leaders

Youth Leaders

Youth leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, youth pastors need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for young people. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every youth pastor. If you serve on a church staff as senior high leader, student minister, next gen leader, junior high minister, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral resources and connections to a community of youth leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. Youth leaders from every denomination find free resources, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and articles they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of youth ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for youth ministry leadership. Leading your youth ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

Can Christians Watch Game of Thrones?

How can someone possibly be a Christian and watch "Game of Thrones"?
preach to students

How Long Should You Preach to Students?

How long should you preach to students? This is a common question among youth workers, especially within an American culture where attention spans matter.
blessing prayer

Let This Basketball Coach Teach You How to Pray a Blessing

Coach Buzz Williams of Virginia Tech could teach all of us a thing or two about praying a good blessing prayer. Watch and learn.
Porn-Addicted Son

A Letter to My Porn-Addicted Son

A letter God might write to his son who has fallen into sin.
teens and sex

Teens and Sex: 6 Things to Remember When Teaching

Nervous about teaching on teens and sex? Sex is an amazing gift that the enemy has taken and used for evil.
truth for kids

Helping Find Truth for Kids in a World Blaring Lies

Here are three ways I have observed parents experience success setting the stage to dialogue about truth.
Opioid Crisis

Kids: The Overlooked Victims of the Opioid Crisis

These startling statistics make one thing quite clear: The chances that every youth leader has at least one child or teen in their program that has been touched by the opioid crisis is high.
Did the Resurrection Really Happen?

Did the Resurrection Really Happen?

For Christians, everything hangs on the Resurrection. So how do you answer students' questions about this event?
dangerous attitudes for a youth leader

The Two Dangerous Attitudes That Will Sink a Youth Leader

Leaders have two seemingly-paradoxical postures they can lead from.
Why Youth Ministry Is the Most Important Job in the World

Why Youth Ministry Is the Most Important Job in the World

We live in a culture that has totally abandoned kids. Youth ministry can make all the difference in the world for our kids.
Christian teens

6 Things Christian Teens Need in a Church

Here is what your students really require from a church community.
beat burnout

Beat Burnout: 27 Habits Youth Leaders Need

Here are 27 habits to get into to help you avoid the burnout trap!
The Problem with Summer Camp

The Problem With Summer Camp

Are you proudly touting this significant issue in your summer camp?
sex talk

4 Essential Aspects of the Sex Talk With Teenagers

"The kitchen table and living room are perhaps the best places for this discussion."
Winter Jam Tour is Equipping the Next Generation with the Gospel

The Music Tour Your Youth Group Can Afford and Your Teens Actually Want to...

This could be the largest, cheapest, and unheard of 5 hour annual youth gathering that encourages and equips the younger generation to take the good news of Jesus Christ all over the world.
Effective Speaker

4 Simple Ways to Be a More Effective Speaker

How to improve your communication ability.
Transgender Student

A Letter from a Youth Pastor to a Transgender Student

I have to admit that I have not always been careful in speaking about transgender issues. I have too easily settled for a shallow understanding of any transgender student.
Why I 'Youth Group'

Why I ‘Youth Group’

Our youth group is not an appendage to the church; it is the church.
Easy Ways to Create Welcoming Environments

Easy Ways to Create Welcoming Environments

One of the most overlooked elements in a youth group gathering is creating welcoming environments.

Teens and Spiritual Gifts: How to Help Discover Them

Teens and spiritual gifts: Part of discipleship is helping a believer discover and use their spiritual gifts.
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Youth Leaders

Today’s youth leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, youth pastors need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for young people. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every youth pastor. If you serve on a church staff as senior high leader, student minister, next gen leader, junior high minister, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral resources and connections to a community of youth leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Youth leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of youth ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for youth ministry leadership.

Leading your youth ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.