Songs to play before Youth Group

One of the most frequent questions we get in the YouthMin Facebook community has to do with music to play before and after Youth Group services.┬áHere are 10 songs by Christian artists we are playing before and after our services that your group would love, too. We chose these songs because they cover a variety…

How To Run Family Worship Night

It’s Orange Week! Our team here at YouthMin.org absolutely loves the Orange philosophy, their crew, their conference, and curriculum. A few of us were asked to focus this week on aspects of Orange, and we love participating every year in Orange week! Over the past few years, our ministry has hosted a Family Worship Night…

Teaching the Gospel when notes go bad

If you are a Worship leader, this has happened to you at some point (unless you are Carmen, he never makes mistakes): you start a song, and something is terribly wrong. You know it, the band knows it, everyone in the congregation knows it, but everyone just keeps pretending they don’t notice, until, at some…

The Skinny on Students in Adult Worship

  For years, I’ve heard pastors, parents, and church goers directly or indirectly talk down forms of youth ministry that don’t include combining parents and students on Sunday morning. The argument is that students need to be around adults for intergenerational relationship development. While this CAN be true, I tend to think it’s a dream…