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Free Background: The Sweetest Thing

"Sweetest Thing" logo in doughnut-style font.

Random Facts Graphics

"In the weightlessness of space, a frozen pea will explode if it comes in contact with Pepsi."

Senior Weekend Bumper Video

  A fun video compilation of seniors falling down at graduation we made/used as a bumper video for our senior weekend services. JG

Graduation Rap Video

  Found this graduation rap online – ripped it from YouTube to use this weekend in HSM to honor our seniors. Good stuff! JG

Book Review: Switch

Finished a great book this weekend – Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. HSM has been in a continual state of...

HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 99

Weekend Teaching Series: Senior Weekend (1-off)Sermon in a Sentence: A collection of stories, testimony and teachings from seniors to our high school ministry.Service Length: 84...

Top 20 Youth Ministry Blogs

Adam Mclane’s research is complete, and he posted his list of the top 20 youth ministry blogs on the Y.S. blog earlier this week....

For Children 4 And Up (Or Youth Pastors of All Ages)

I've been sitting on a secret for about six months now. It's big so you may have to sit down. I've been preaching out...

4 Tips for Facilitating Better Small Group Conversation

Chris Wesley offers four tips for creating a framework for engaging small group conversation.

The Underbelly of Youth Ministry

Let’s face it, there are a lot of youth leaders out there with kiddos. For nearly a decade I’ve watched youth workers at conventions...

When Teen Small Groups Work Best

When it comes to small groups, there are lots of variables: Should they meet on campus or in homes? Should they be co-ed or...

Conflict Resolution in Youth Ministry

I just returned from our Mexico spring break mission trip exhausted when a parent met me in the parking lot screaming. A minute later...

Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin, Part 2: How To Embrace God’s...

Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin wrap up their conversation on “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast,” offering pastors ways to help guard against the misuse of power in ministry and encouraging them to persevere. 

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