Youth Leaders

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.
How to Recover from the Emotional Exhaustion of Ministry

How to Recover From the Emotional Exhaustion of Ministry

Ministry is tiring to your soul. Here's how to recover.
7 Simple Ideas for Daily Prayer

7 Simple Ideas for Daily Prayer

The question is not whether God is speaking but if we are listening.
When Tiredness Is a Gift

When Tiredness Is a Gift

It's OK to be tired. In fact, you can even use it to grow your faith.
3 Things You Don't Know About Your Children and Sex

3 Things You Don’t Know About Your Children and Sex

There are more students compulsively looking at pornography at younger ages and with greater frequency than ever before.
How to Grow in Your Prayer Life

How to Grow in Your Prayer Life

The answer might surprise you.
A Surprising Key to Boosting Productivity

A Surprising Key to Boosting Productivity

Maybe it's time to take a break.
5 Tips to Facilitating an Effective Small Group Discussion

5 Tips to Facilitating an Effective Small Group Discussion

How do you train your leaders to have effective discussions during small group time?
How Healthy is Your Relationship With Your Pastor?

How Healthy Is Your Relationship With Your Pastor?

How to tell if you're in the right spot.
How to Help Teens Pray in the Midst of Chaos

How to Help Teens Pray in the Midst of Chaos

Some ways to aid teens in leaning on God.
The Teen's Guide to Social Media & Devices

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Devices

And why you should pay attention to how teenagers are using technology.
Dear Young Person: I'm Sorry

Dear Young Person: I’m Sorry

The ways in which we need to ask forgiveness of today's generation.
5 Tips for Discipline and Disruption in Junior High Ministry

5 Tips for Discipline and Disruption in Junior High Ministry

How you handle discipline with junior highers will communicate a lot about how you love them.
What to Say When They Ask if Jesus Is the Only Way to Heaven

What to Say When They Ask if Jesus Is the Only Way to Heaven

A potential series of answers to a difficult question.
Why You Should Stop Making Announcements in Youth Group

Why You Should Stop Making Announcements in Youth Group

If announcements are going to clutter and confuse the message, they’d better work.
7 Convictions About Evangelism

7 Convictions About Evangelism

Paul had undeniable convictions. What are your convictions regarding evangelism?
How to Help Teens Deal with Difficult Situations at Home

How to Help Teens Deal With Difficult Situations at Home

"There’s no such thing as a perfect family, but some of our teens face a more difficult situation at home than others," says Rachel Blom.
The Temptation of Youth Ministry

The Temptation of Youth Ministry

If I were given everything in the whole world but couldn’t have this one thing, could I resist it?
Greg Stier: 5 Reasons I Love Youth Ministry

Greg Stier: 5 Reasons I Love Youth Ministry

Once youth ministry gets inside you, you can never leave...even if your job role changes.
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Youth Leaders

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