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The Best Fuel for Your Ministry Fire

Few things can save ministry leaders from debilitating discouragement like helping souls turn from “dark to light, and from the power of Satan to God” (Acts 26:18).

Day of Silence: How to Respond to This LGBTQ-Themed Observance

The Day of Silence, now called the Day of (No) Silence, addresses LGBTQ discrimination. Learn how Christian teens and youth leaders should respond to this event.

Relay Games for Teens: 11 Active Youth Group Challenges

Relay games for teens make great icebreakers at youth group. Plus, they help kids build teamwork and burn off energy.

A Scarecrow in a Melon Patch

"Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak; they must be carried because they cannot walk. Do not fear them; they can do no harm nor can they do any good. No one is like you, Lord; you are great, and your name is mighty in power" (Jeremiah 10:5-6).

Bible Trivia for Teens: Questions That Grow Scripture Knowledge

Bible trivia for teens is a great way to grab kids’ attention and keep them engaged in God’s Word. Check out all these Bible trivia resources!

Bible Lesson on Kindness: Help Teens Learn & Live Out Compassion

A Bible lesson on kindness is especially important for tweens and teens. Use these resources in your large or small groups.

Summer Youth Ministry Planning: How to Ramp Up Your Program

Need tips for summer youth ministry planning? Discover how your youth program can grow up, show up, and blow up this summer.

Games Like Hide and Seek: Try Fun Variations on Classic Games

Games like Hide and Seek aren’t just old-fashioned pastimes. And they’re not just for children! If you need high-energy youth group games, try these ideas with teens.

Bible Verses for Teen Boys: Share God’s Good News With Guys

With Bible verses for teen boys and girls, you can easily share God’s Word with young people in a variety of settings.

Ministry Volunteers Will Multiply Your Youth Group’s Impact on Teens

Ministry volunteers are essential for maximizing your impact on teens. Discover priceless insights from youth ministry veteran Jonathan McKee.

Youth Ministry Fundraisers: A New Look at This Often-Dreaded Topic

Most youth ministry fundraisers require too much hassle and provide too little funding. Learn how to ditch traditional fundraising.

Easter Egg Fundraiser for Youth Groups: A Smashing Success

Want to try a fun Easter egg fundraiser? Then check out this easy yet hilarious idea.

Why Youth Ministry Is Important

I have been serving teens now for 15 years as a volunteer and on staff at different churches, and I still need to be reminded why youth ministry is important. I need to be reminded because the truth is that student ministry can be difficult.

Church Revival Can Begin in Your Very Own Youth Room

Church revival is a hot topic, and it's not limited to adults. Discover how teens in your youth ministry can serve as catalysts for widespread revival.

Bible Lesson on Truth for Teens: Offer Youth a Godly Foundation

A Bible lesson on truth is essential for equipping youth in the Christian faith. Use these teen-friendly resources about absolute truth.

Teaching the Resurrection to Youth: Put Easter’s Outcome on Trial

Teaching the Resurrection to youth is the most important lesson you can offer. Use this material to put Easter on trial.

Easter Preparation Tips: Last-Minute Advice for Busy Youth Leaders

Need Easter preparation tips? Read one youth worker's insights about getting ready to celebrate the Resurrection.

Easter Skits for Youth Groups: 8 Powerful Church Presentations

Easter skits for youth groups have powerful impacts on viewers and performers alike. Check out these 8 Easter skits for teens.

High-Contact Sports: Help Parents Consider the Risks & Benefits

High-contact sports are under the microscope due to concussions and other safety concerns. So share this insightful article with parents of young athletes.

8 Things That Keep Young People in Church

It’s no secret that many college-age students who were raised in church drop out once they’re on their own. On the other hand, some churches have done a good job of keeping and reaching this group. Here’s what I see that keeps young people in church.

Chuck Swindoll, 89, Moves to Founding Role at Stonebriar; Jonathan Murphy...

Chuck Swindoll will become the founding pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, with Jonathan Murphy stepping into the senior pastor role, the church announced.

David Ashcraft on the Surprising, ‘Deep Emotions’ He Felt Stepping Down...

David Ashcraft joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about how leadership has changed, how pastors can leave their churches better than they found them, and the startling emotions he felt when he stepped down as senior pastor.

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