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.

Youth Workers: How Do You Know When God Is Moving You?

This past weekend I shared breakfast with my YS roommate. Bruegger’s Bagels and chocolate milk, case you were wondering. Our discussion centered on the question,...

The Compass of a Great Question

I’ve started to collect some questions that I ask myself regularly to keep me on track with God.

What Keeps Youth Volunteers Coming Back For More

These are a few keys in keeping your volunteers happy in their ministry.

Church Relevance

This semester I am taking a class called “Christianity and Culture.” I can tell already this class is going to have a profound impact...

Online Missions Trip starts on Sunday!!!

If you are a youth leader and have not signed up your youth group to participate in the Online Missions Trip then I am...

Why I’m Going To Haiti

I haven’t blogged about this yet, but I’ve teased it a bit in my facebook status: I’m going to Haiti in a couple weeks. My...

HSM Killball Pictures

A few pictures from this weekend’s killball tournament. Each of the 16 teams is guaranteed 7 games, and the top 4 teams advance to...

What Drove Jesus Should Drive Everything

During his earthly ministry Jesus was driven by an almost fanatical commitment to reach those who were lost. He pursued those who were broken,...

A Means To Mental Health

I read this brilliant list of suggestions in the alumni mag (link goes to a pdf) of my alma mater, Wheaton College. they were...

HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 83

Weekend Teaching Series: The Sex Series (week 1 of 2) Sermon in a Sentence: Choosing who you will trust with your sex life – God’s...

POLL: Teaching About Sex in Youth Group

How often do you teach about sex/purity/abstinence in your youth ministry?(survey) It has been a while since we talked about sex directly in HSM....

GUEST POST: 5 Perscriptions for Curing the Spiritual Doldrums

Is it just me or is living a Christian life like riding a wicked roller coaster? Some days I feel close to the Lord,...

Really Boring Books for Children, a mcsweeney’s list

Really Boring Books for Children. BY MELISSA BELL - – - - Springtime? Taxtime! The New Drapes Let’s All Have a Bottle of Water! The Two Weeks After Christmas Staring at...

Sex Series Countdown Video – Chip Dancing

Our stunning new countdown video for HSM’s sex series that starts this weekend! JG Related posts: Post Sex Series Thoughts POLL: Teaching About Sex in Youth Group Roadtrip Countdown...

Preparing Volunteers for a Retreat

Enjoyed this post from The Middle Ground about preparing volunteers for a retreat. I think i’ll adapt it to our setting next time we...

College Daze: Destroying Freshman Faith

How the First Week of College Can Completely Destroy a Freshman's Faith

Youth Ministry Heartburn

My friend Heartburn and I have been hanging out a lot lately. He (or she...I definitely don't want to discriminate here :) hasn't been...

Middle School Message Momentum

At the beginning of the semester I worked on putting together a nine-week series for our middle schoolers that was highly experiential. It was...

Advent-ageous

I sit in my office today dreaming of the Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, it's hard to concentrate on much else and I would rather be...

10 Reasons to Love (and Hate) Lock-Ins

Ten reasons why I love (and hate) our annual youth lock-in: 10. Seeing the student’s faces when they realize that they must “endure”...
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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.