Youth Leaders

The Problem with Summer Camp

The Problem With Summer Camp

Are you proudly touting this significant issue in your summer camp?
7 Things the Best Student Ministries Are Currently Doing

7 Things the Best Student Ministries Are Currently Doing

There’s no magic formula or secret model or huge budget to pull off an effective and great student ministry.
6 Things Teens Need in a Church

6 Things Teens Need in a Church

Here is what your students really require from a church community.
Humble Confidence vs. Insecure Pride

The Two Big Attitudes that Will Sink a Youth Leader

Leaders have two seemingly-paradoxical postures they can lead from.
5 Practices of Healthy Leaders

5 Practices of Healthy Leaders

If you want to be a better leader, cultivate these habits.
How to Write a Youth Ministry Budget

How to Write a Youth Ministry Budget

Nine things you need to think about as you write your budget.
How to Respond to the Loneliness Epidemic in Today's Youth

How to Respond to the Loneliness Epidemic in Today’s Youth

Exploring ways that leaders can help teens confront systematic abandonment.
How to Help Parents of Teens Who Are Bored With Church

How to Help Parents of Teens Who Are Bored With Church

Young teens have a passionate need to be valued and noticed.
5 Huge Youth Ministry Myths

5 Huge Youth Ministry Myths

You've probably heard these things about student ministry. But guess what? They're not true.
How to Minister to the Fatherless

How to Minister to the Fatherless

Chances are, some of your youth have lost a parent. Here are some things to keep in mind.
3 Ways You Can Help Teens Who Struggle with Porn

3 Ways You Can Help Teens Who Struggle With Porn

What are you doing to help the students in your ministry stay clear of pornography?
How to Talk to Teenagers—Even When You're Sick

How to Talk to Teenagers—Even When You’re Sick

Sometimes real life problems—like sickness or fear—interrupt our speaking plans. Here's what to do.
Where Young Adults Like to Have Spiritual Conversations

Where Young Adults Like to Have Spiritual Conversations

The "third place" is a good spot for deep conversations.
5 Reasons Jesus Would Be Fired If He Was Your Youth Pastor

5 Reasons Jesus Would Be Fired if He Was Your Youth Pastor

"Jesus would be fired within his first months of becoming a youth leader..." -Greg Stier.
5 Ways to Frustrate the People You Lead

5 Ways to Frustrate the People You Lead

Want to drive your staff and volunteers crazy? Do these things.
How to Balance the Demands of Ministry and Family

How to Balance the Demands of Ministry and Family

"The idea of 'personal time' is something that represents a struggle for all of us," says Chris Wesley.
How to Address Sexuality with Teenagers

How to Address Sexuality With Teenagers

Don't be afraid to talk to students about the real brokenness in their lives.
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