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10 Ways to Ruin Your Next Sermon

Take note: These items could derail your very next talk!
How to Get Students to Actually Read Their Bibles!

How to Get Students to Actually Read Their Bibles!

What if I told you this one thing could get your teenagers engaged in Scripture?
How Should Christian Parents Respond When Their Kids Are Bullied?

How Should Christian Parents Respond When Their Kids Are Bullied?

God the Father knows what it’s like to have a child unjustly hurt by others.
3 Common Fears of Every Young Leader

3 Common Fears of Every Young Leader

Every young leader shares some common fears.

The New Realities Your Students Are Facing

The world your students live in is constantly changing.
10 BIG Prayers I'm Praying Over the Millennial Generation

10 BIG Prayers I’m Praying Over Generation Z

Important things leaders should pray for the upcoming generation.
I Slept With My Girlfriend—Now What?

I Slept With My Girlfriend—Now What?

"I would simply draw attention to what he already knows—only put it in biblical words."
Managing Family Time While Doing Ministry

Managing Family Time While Doing Ministry

It’s not easy to “bring up [our] children in the training and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). It’s harder if we’re don’t give them our attention when we’re with them. It’s even harder to do via Skype.

How Long Should You Preach to Students?

This is a common question among youth workers, especially within an American culture where attention spans matter.
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This Is Your Brain on Marijuana: What to Tell Teens

Researchers are finding that marijuana effects on the brain are serious. A study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine found teenagers who regularly smoke cannabis suffer long lasting brain damage and are in much greater danger of developing schizophrenia.

10 Things Parents Really Want From Your Youth Ministry

There are some basic things that parents expect from you and your ministry.
3 Tips for Teaching the Bible to Middle School Students

3 Tips for Teaching the Bible to Middle School Students

There are a few key things you should focus on in your Bible study with teens.
5 Ways Jesus Witnessed to Others

5 Ways Jesus Witnessed to Others

What we can learn about evangelism from Jesus.
Why We Take the Summer Off Youth Events

Why We Take the Summer Off Youth Events

I’ve been seeing a lot of discussion recently around summer and Youth Ministry. I guess that’s because summer is hitting the Northern Hemisphere and...
Youth Ministry Not Difficult

Youth Ministry May Be Hard, but It’s Not Difficult

Student ministry is hard—but it’s not difficult. It’s simple really. Pray that God would give you a heart for the basics today. Love teens into the Kingdom.
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Why Does God Call Us to Prayer When He Already Knows The Answer?

Recently, a question has come up that has been stirring around in my heart. The Lord has been working to bring answers, as the...
Youth Ministry May Be Hard, But It’s Not Difficult

5 Ways to Reach Apathetic Teenagers

How to appeal to the students in your youth group who just don't seem to care.
How To Do Youth Ministry With $50 a Month

How to Do Youth Ministry With $50 a Month (In 3 Simple Steps)

We do Youth Ministry on a budget of $50 a month. There’s around 40 teenagers on our roll and we average 15-20 on a...
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Shut Up! or Shout Out! What’s Your Message to Student Protesters?

This past weekend approximately 800,000 people attended the “March for Our Lives” student protest in Washington D.C., calling for tighter gun restrictions. The protest,...

5 Ways Ministry Leaders Keep Their Sanity

How are you experiencing the pressures of ministry?
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