Youth Leaders

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.
4 Questions You Need to Ask Your Senior Pastor

4 Questions You Need to Ask Your Senior Pastor

A healthy relationship with your senior pastor is a core part of a healthy youth ministry.
7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting

7 Tips to Make the Most Out of Your Parent Meeting

How can we have effective parent meetings?
5 Tough Questions You Should Be Ready To Answer

5 Tough Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer

Taking some time now to think about how you would respond will come in handy when you have to respond.
3 Truths Kids Need to Hear About Racism

3 Truths Kids Need to Hear About Racism (Part 2)

What your students need to hear from church about race in America.
Should We Use the "End Times" to Evangelize?

Should We Use the “End Times” to Evangelize?

It's another time when people predicted an apocalypse. Should youth ministries use this to their advantage?
How to Get Your Small Group Talking

How to Get Your Small Group Talking

For a leader, a small group that won’t talk, that won’t share, can be a real struggle.
Does "Sexy Music" Really Impact Students?

Does “Sexy Music” Really Impact Students?

How youth leaders and parents should think about a top 12 that's filled with more sex than ever.
Open Letter to Parents of Teens

Open Letter to Parents of Teens

This is what so many of us youth workers have wanted to say to (some) parents over the years.
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Answering “If I Can’t Stop Sinning, Why Should I Stop?”

Tackling one of the toughest questions you might be asked.
How to Be More Disciplined

How to Be More Disciplined

Where to start if you want to see more discipline in your life.
6 Powerful Ways to End Your Sermon

6 Powerful Ways to End Your Sermon

How you end your sermon is crucial if you want your sermon to have impact!
5 Thoughts on Charlottesville and Racism

5 Thoughts on Charlottesville and Racism

Last month's events in Charlottesville showed there are still deep wounds in America. Here's how Christians can approach it well.
Youth Services: How to Be a Great Emcee

Youth Services: How to Be a Great Emcee

Finding the right people to put on stage as the host of your youth service or event is really, really important.
Influence Church Leaders to Partner with Parents

7 Ways to Influence Church Leaders to Partner With Parents

How you can help the leaders at your church better listen to families.
Great Core Values for Youth Group

4 Great Core Values for Youth Group

Josh Griffin shares 'why' they do youth group through these four core values.
Conversations I Wish Someone Had With Me as a Teenager

10 Conversations I Wish Someone Had With Me as a Teenager

"Parents and grandparents, have the conversations with your teens. Someday, they’ll be glad you did."
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The Danger More Pressing than Sex and Drugs in Your Youth Group

According to psychologist Jean Twenge, Gen Z has swapped the risky behaviors of previous generations for their own brand.
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