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.

5 Tips For Pulling Off A Life-Changing Retreat Weekend

5 Tips for Pulling Off a Life-Changing Retreat Weekend

Here are five things I consider vital to pulling off a life-changing retreat.
The Priorities Every Youth Ministry Should Have

The Priorities Every Youth Ministry Should Have

Be intentional about these priorities of your ministry.
One Vital Key for Volunteer Youth Ministry Leaders

One Vital Key for Volunteer Youth Ministry Leaders

I often get asked about the most important ways to be successful when you are a volunteer youth ministry leader—here's one vital key.
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Should We Allow Student Worship Leaders?

Don’t underestimate the purity and power student worship leaders can bring to worship, because God doesn’t.
How to Have Tough Conversations With Students About Porn

How to Have Tough Conversations With Students About Porn

Talking about porn is awkward and difficult, but it is an INCREDIBLY necessary conversation to have and be able to navigate well.
Have We Created a Youth Ministry Monster?

Have We Created a Youth Ministry Monster?

In the creation of doing so many different ministries or missions in our church that aren’t all connected to our purpose and vision, we end up creating a monster. How?
Sex Education Should Start in the Christian Home

Sex Education Should Start in the Christian Home

"If we want our kids to think biblically about sex and about their own worth, then we have to teach them what the Bible says about it, one conversation at a time."
Students and Sin: Are We Teaching The Wrong Way?

Students and Sin: Are We Teaching the Wrong Way?

Though well-intentioned, are our approaches to students and sin actually creating the wrong outcomes?
How to Get Even the Tough Students to Open Up and Share

How to Get Even the Tough Students to Open Up and Share

What I am about to share is not rocket science, but they are simple tips that will allow faithful adults from just about any background to sit down with a group of students and engage in deep and meaningful conversation.
Unpacking Youth Workers' Dirty Little Secret

Unpacking Youth Workers’ Dirty Little Secret

Why you should buck this distressing trend.
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The Danger More Pressing than Sex and Drugs for Generation Z

According to psychologist Jean Twenge, Gen Z has swapped the risky behaviors of previous generations for their own brand.
Straightening the Cookies: How to Be Fully Present With Students

Straightening the Cookies: How to Be Fully Present With Students

Am I focusing on "straightening the cookies" and missing opportunities to be fully present with students waiting for my attention?
Youth Pastors: Make a Hole on Mondays to Feed Your Soul

Youth Pastors: Make a Hole on Mondays to Feed Your Soul

Youth pastor, you need to feed your soul—and this hole on Mondays might be the perfect time.
Youth Ministry Ambition: Is There A Student Ministry Corporate Ladder?

Youth Ministry Ambition: Is There a Student Ministry Corporate Ladder?

Youth ministry ambition: What is the top of the youth ministry world?
Teaching Teens How to Read The Bible (And Actually Understand It)

Teaching Teens How to Read the Bible (and Actually Understand It)

Know that God longs to speak with you through His Word. Seriously LONGS. Like more than I desire chocolate. Respond to Him, He’s willing, ready and waiting.
Who is Setting Your Youth Ministry Standard? Don't Limit Yourself

Who Is Setting Your Youth Ministry Standard? Don’t Limit Yourself

Many people allow their ministry to be limited by the standards set for them and they may not even know it’s happening.
Reaching Families During Busy Sports Schedules

Reaching Families During Busy Sports Schedules

Kids' sports commitments can mean a lot of absences. Here's how to keep reaching them.
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Transgender Peer Pressure: Could Your Child Be Vulnerable?

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.
The 14 Kids You Find in Every Youth Group

The 14 Kids You Find in Every Youth Group

"Here are the 14 kids you find in EVERY youth group (I was a terrible combination of #1, #2, #3 and #4)."
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7 Tips for Preaching to Teenagers

Make your messages work best for your students.
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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.