Youth Leaders

Youth leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges as the lead their church’s youth ministry. More than ever, youth pastors need youth ministry 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 youth ministry resources and information for every youth pastor. If you serve on a church staff as senior high leader, youth ministry 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 ministry 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.

Guest Post: On the Way to Small Group

By Steven Moore A lot of the things Jesus taught the disciples and some of the miracles He performed were on the way to...

Giving and Receiving at Church

Confession: There are times when I am frustrated with my church. To the point of not wanting to go. To the point of wanting to...

Some Basics of Counseling

I’ve met with a few people lately to counsel them about family issues. I had my fair share of them growing up so...

Pulling Tails, Burning Korans and Other Stupid Ideas

I once pulled a lion’s tail at the zoo just to see what would happen. The results were not good. Suffice it to...

The God of Discomfort

God doesn’t call us to a life of comfort. As an overweight, gainfully employed, hyper-educated American Christian- that phrase convicts. Recently, when I spend time...

Free Devotion Book: 7 Minutes with God, from NavPress

Put a modern spin on devotions, with these meditations from The Message//Remix.

Pulling Tails and Burning Korans

"The weapon we fight with is love, not hatred, living water, not burning fire," says Greg Stier.

Helping Parents Understand Their Teenagers

Youth leaders can minister to parents by helping them understand their kids.

Youth Pastor Burnout: Unavoidable?

Enjoyed reading Jeremy’s post over on REYouthPastor talking about burnout and youth ministry. He asks some good questions, and I’d love to read...

Encouraging an Old Youth Pastor’s Heart

in about 1990, 20 years ago, i had two dudes in my middle school ministry in omaha, nebraska. mark arant was a short...

Never Be Afraid to Compliment

I’ve noticed that many folks in ministry are cranky right now. No one seems to get along or agrees with anyone. (I had to...

Free Curriculum: Not For Sale, High School Campaign

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6 Reminders When Ministering to Students

Josh Griffin offers thoughts from 1 Thes. 5 on how to reach students with Christ's love.

What Do Junior Highers Struggle With Most?

Kurt Johnson discusses the basis of most struggles for middle school students.

Why Radical Christian Parenting Works

If you haven't read the John Blake article featured on CNN.com, titled "More teens becoming 'fake' Christians", then you should stop reading ...

How Do I Set Leaders Free?

You are about to watch a video that could possibly revolutionize the way you lead your team of youth leaders. This is Anton...

When Did Ministry Become an Office Job?

Somewhere along the way ministry became a desk jockey job. When I read the book of Acts and even the pastoral epistles I get the...

How To Handle A Suicidal Teen

Megan Hutchinson encourages youth leaders to be equipped for dealing with severely depressed kids.

What is Worship?

A youth worker in Minnesota asked me to share my definition of worship with her as part of a lesson she’s preparing for...

The Goal of Every Youth Leader

Andy Blanks reminds us of the beautiful, yet simple call in Scripture for every leader.
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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.