Food games are fun and creative—especially when they're messy. We've picked our top 10 messy youth group games that involve food. Now you can ensure you play the games that will cause the most mess and make the most fun!
Many young people struggle with the idea of sin. Junior and senior high students tend to think, "If I can't stop sinning, then what's the point of stopping?"
By teaching intentional lessons on prayer for youth, leaders help kids establish good communication habits with God that will last a lifetime.
Teens today have to deal with their own confusing identity issues, as well as those of their peers.
Yes, it's important to know how to share the gospel in 5 minutes. But no, that's not all the time you have with kids. Their attention spans are longer than that; you just need to know how to engage them.
There are many ways that parents can learn teaching the bible to kids and help them understand key lessons that can enhance their lives at any age.
We’re not just talking about an issue; we’re talking about people. Because It’s about both people and an issue, and so we must aim to be both biblical on the issue and loving to people. Especially when people are struggling with their biological sex.
This Bible study on James 4:1-5:6 explores the drastic difference between the mind of a worldly person and a heaven-focused person. Discover how followers of Jesus can truly glorify God.
A new study indicates there is an observable link between peer group influence and increased social media use and gender dysphoria in adolescents and young adults.
Do you have a church movie license for youth group events? Are you abiding by the copyright laws? Find out 6 myths about showing films at church. #youthministry #youthevents #churchevents
Get to know you games help teenagers mingle and find out a little bit about each other. These fun activities are great for breaking the ice and helping new kids feel welcome at youth group.
Pizza may be the ol’ standby when it comes to meals for teenage groups. But that doesn’t mean youth leaders need to “stand by” and dial for delivery every week.
A concerning new study has revealed that kids raised in church youth group are leaving the Christian faith at alarming rates, regardless of how much free Mountain Dew and pizza the church ministry feeds them in high school.
One of many youth pastor problems is getting along with the senior pastor. So here's my working list that describes HOW youth pastors can have a decent Kingdom-minded relationship with their senior leaders.
As a youth worker and a parent, I can safely say: Helping parents understand and nurture their teens is a tremendous need. Just by helping the parents of kids in your church, you can see and experience crazy amounts of ministry occurring.
Doug Fields offers tips for an outstanding discipleship retreat for teens.
Water balloon games are some of my kids’ favorite summer activities. They're sure to be a hit with your kids, from elementary age through high school.
The church is concerned with helping kids love God, but there is only so much the church can do. It is at home where kids are going to get most of their discipleship training.
The Purity Code: In honor of God, my family, and my future spouse, I commit my life to sexual purity.
It's been heavy in our youth group this past month, with one suicidal teen after another. We have to be prepared for the worst—suicidal threats and attempts—as best as we can.
Four years after the Washington National Cathedral removed windows depicting Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, the windows will be filled with work by artist Kerry James Marshall related to racial justice.
"It's not about becoming like Julia Child," says Ann Voskamp. "Hospitality is about welcoming in the marginalized as the next child of God."