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Teenage Infatuation Can Be Dangerous: Learn Why

Discover the dangers of teenage infatuation as well as the keys to biblical marriage.

Gifts of the Holy Spirit for Teens: Help Students Explore & Use Their Gifts

By studying the gifts of the Holy Spirit for teens, you help students deepen their faith and discover their purpose.

An Open Letter to Youth Pastors

It’s an open secret that youth ministry has failed. The current strategies we use in the United States aren’t getting us to where we all long for our teenagers to be spiritually.

Service Projects for Youth Groups: 17 Outreach Options for Teens

Service projects for youth groups offer amazing benefits. Check out these 17 ideas for youth service projects.

Is Cremation a Sin? Answering Tough Questions About Death

Is cremation a sin? That's one of the challenging questions you'll likely hear when you teach about death. Use these insights for youth group lessons.

After Teens Graduate: 8 Ways to Keep Kids Connected to Church

After teens graduate from high school, youth ministers can extend a caring influence in many ways.

What’s the Value of a College Education?

For Christians, the value of a college education is best understood in terms of our callings. That means we should approach decisions about college in light of our responsibility to be good stewards within each of those callings.

Messy Youth Group Games: 10 Fun Food-Related Activities for Kids

We've picked our top 10 messy youth group games that involve food. Kids are sure to love them!

Youth Group Opening Prayer: 11 Ideas for Teen Bible Studies & Gatherings

Don't get stuck in a rut with youth group opening prayer time. Discover 11 innovative ways to kick off a teen Bible study.

Student Ministry Longevity Matters More Than Personality: Here’s Why

Longevity in student ministry beats personality every time. Learn why from one veteran's story.

Youth Ministry Tasks You Can Delegate to Volunteers and Teens

Youth ministry tasks aren't just for youth ministers. How well do you delegate? Start with this list of 44 youth ministry tasks to hand off.

Bible Study on Identity: Help Teens Discover Who They Are in Christ

A Bible study on identity lets teens grapple with who they are, who they're becoming, and where they belong.

Daily Devotional Prompts: 10 Journal Starters for Focused Prayer

These daily devotional prompts help you grow your Christian faith and apply it to your life.

Mother’s Day and Teens: How to Support Kids Who Are Hurting

Mother’s Day can be stressful or uncomfortable for some teens, depending on their family background. Discover how youth leaders can support these kids.

What Does the Bible Say About Discipleship: 4 Fundamentals

What does the Bible say about discipleship? How can you equip young people to go make disciples for Jesus? Discover four key aspects of biblical discipleship.

Confronting Addiction in Church Leadership: Overcome Negative Mindsets

Why is confronting addiction an important topic for youth workers and ministry leaders? Discover vital tips for overcoming destructive habits.

The Best Fuel for Your Ministry Fire

Few things can save ministry leaders from debilitating discouragement like helping souls turn from “dark to light, and from the power of Satan to God” (Acts 26:18).

Day of Silence: How to Respond to This LGBTQ-Themed Observance

The Day of Silence, now called the Day of (No) Silence, addresses LGBTQ discrimination. Learn how Christian teens and youth leaders should respond to this event.

Relay Games for Teens: 11 Active Youth Group Challenges

Relay games for teens make great icebreakers at youth group. Plus, they help kids build teamwork and burn off energy.

A Scarecrow in a Melon Patch

"Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak; they must be carried because they cannot walk. Do not fear them; they can do no harm nor can they do any good. No one is like you, Lord; you are great, and your name is mighty in power" (Jeremiah 10:5-6).

New RNC Position on Life Is a ‘Tragic Retreat,’ Says Albert...

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Dr. Albert Mohler called the new Republican Party platform “one of the greatest disappointments of this season of my life,” in a conversation with Family Research Council President Tony Perkins.

Digital Expert Brad Hill Shares With Ed Stetzer What ‘Spiritually Open’...

Brad Hill joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain just how valuable a resource the internet can be for pastors and why digital ministry is not merely an on-ramp to get people into church.

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