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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

Equip your students to re-abolish slavery in their own backyards and around the world today.

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...

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...

Helping Students Transition to High School

Help middle school students transition to your high school ministry with these tips.

The Youth Pastor is a Stray Dog

Dear brothers and sisters... I want to describe for you two types of dog. The first is my beautiful and wonderful Zoe....

New Blog to Check Out: The Landing – Celebrate Recovery for Students

The Landing launches at Saddleback Church in January 2011. Click here to check out their blog. You can also fill out their form to...

Honoring & Engaging Your Last Year Students

Posted by: Heather Flies Some of us call it junior high ministry… some call it middle school ministry… some have 6-8th grades… some 7-8th grades…...

Free Teaching Resource: Who Is Jesus?

At some point everyone asks, "Who is Jesus?"

Free Teaching Package: Which Chair Are You In?

In which chair are your students seated: confusion, compromise, or commitment?

12 Strategies That Prevent Youth Pastors From Going Crazy

Maintaining a healthy psyche while in youth ministry is extremely important.

Free Media Package: You, School & God

Remind your over-scheduled students to live out their faith everyday.

Free Video: Retro John 3:16

A familiar verse in bright, bold colors with a retro 70s feel.

Small Groups = Life Groups

Well, we made the change from calling them small groups to calling them life groups – it only took me a year...

Matt Chandler, Part 1: How the 2022 Controversy Has Impacted His...

Matt Chandler joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share how God has brought healing in his life and ministry following the controversy he walked through in 2022. 

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