Youth Leaders

Youth Leaders

Youth leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, youth pastors need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for young people. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every youth pastor. If you serve on a church staff as senior high leader, student minister, next gen leader, junior high minister, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral resources and connections to a community of youth leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. Youth leaders from every denomination find free resources, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and articles they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of youth ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for youth ministry leadership. Leading your youth ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

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How Hollywood Hijacked Your Mind

How does media influence you on a daily basis? The answer involves understanding soft power versus hard power.
Dealing With Christmas Stress: How to Avoid a “Bah, Humbug!” Christmas

Dealing With Christmas Stress: How to Avoid a “Bah, Humbug!” Christmas

For many, it’s a simple formula: The higher the level of stress = the higher the chance of a bout with depression.
5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Christmas Break

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Christmas Break

How to make the most of your ministry break.
10 Christmas Story Truths Students Should Know

10 Christmas Story Truths Students Should Know

Did you know the Christmas story is literally crammed full of powerful teachings?
Why Youth Pastors Need Honesty

Why Youth Pastors Need Honesty

Youth pastors need honesty. If you are in youth ministry you know that "okay" is the cover against weakness.
7 Compelling Reasons Not to Quit Youth Ministry

7 Compelling Reasons Not to Quit Youth Ministry

Youth ministry is worthy of your life-long investment! Unless God is directly calling you out, refuse to give up!
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NFL, MLB Players Answer: Why Is Baptism Important?

These Christian NFL players and MLB players aren't afraid to share their faith. They explain the significance of baptism in this short video.
All I Want for Christmas - 10 Youth Ministry Gifts

All I Want for Christmas – 10 Youth Ministry Gifts

What are the youth ministry gifts your youth pastor really wants?
How to Speak to Middle Schoolers

How to Speak to Middle Schoolers

If speaking to middle schoolers feels like an impossible task, you’re not alone. It’s such a feat, in fact, that few care to learn it: But not you!
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Youth Pastor: Are You Stuck?

Youth pastor, are you feeling stuck? Here are a few questions to help point you back in the right direction.
3 Ways You Can Gift Your Volunteers This Christmas

3 Ways You Can Gift Your Volunteers This Christmas

How can you gift your volunteers during this crazy busy season?
The Best Christmas Gift

The Best Christmas Gift

Do you give kids the Christmas gift they want or what they need?
6 Keys to Starting Your Next Ministry Season Right

6 Keys to Starting Your Next Ministry Season Right

In a high-pressure ministry season, it’s important to remember the basics of what will set you up for a great start.
10 Youth Group Christmas Game Ideas

10 Youth Group Christmas Game Ideas

Here are 10 Christmas game ideas to make your season hilarious.
Create Bigger Onramps to Your Youth Ministry

Create Bigger Onramps to Your Youth Ministry

The work we do in these moments of potential confrontation can either shut down that process completely or, instead, make giant, easy onramps back into Christian community.
How to Appreciate Youth Volunteers

How to Appreciate Youth Volunteers

Let’s face it, our youth volunteers are awesome and we couldn’t do it without them.
3 Ways to Make the Most out of Christmas in Youth Ministry

3 Ways to Make the Most Out of Christmas in Youth Ministry

How you can take full advantage of the holiday season.
Quick and Easy Christmas Games for Your Youth Group

Quick and Easy Christmas Games for Your Youth Group

Four favorite games guaranteed to add that extra sparkle to your Christmas fellowship or get together.
Scary Stats, Youth Ministry, and Hope for the Future

Scary Stats, Youth Ministry and Hope for the Future

Thinking about the scary stats about the spiritual condition of this next generation?
Why Youth Pastors Need to Multiply Leadership

Why Youth Pastors Need to Multiply Leadership

Exhausted, alone and too many people are coming at you for too much stuff? Youth pastor, you need to multiply leadership.
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Youth Leaders

Today’s youth leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, youth pastors need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for young people. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every youth pastor. If you serve on a church staff as senior high leader, student minister, next gen leader, junior high minister, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral resources and connections to a community of youth leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Youth leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of youth ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for youth ministry leadership.

Leading your youth ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.