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Distinguishing Youth Group from Other Groups

A recent profile was done by The Associated Press on the rise of “Atheist Mega Churches” in the United States. These churches look exactly like most church services do–there is singing, ...

Church attendance isn’t enough

We have to be expecting more and accomplishing greater things #youthministry

The difference between Faith and Trust

My passion for Family Ministry was brewed almost immediately upon entering the Youth Worker field, and, oddly enough, when I first encountered Facebook. I had had myspace, like every other college student, but ...

The Gospel and Youth Ministry | Part 3

This is part 3 of a Gospel and Students series. If you’re just now reading this series, here is a link to PART ONE and a link to PART TWO.   The Gospel is complex, and cannot be taken apart from its other ...

Guest Post: We are not Jesus’s Pimp

Let’s be honest. If we have something and we really like it, we want others to have it. This works with everything from salvation to Mac. Now, speaking as a youth minister, I want to share a struggle that all ...

4 Things our Student Ministry is using this year

We’ve got some things coming up in our Student Ministry that we are preparing to launch that I am wicked excited about. Our school year here in Boston (did you catch the wicked?) starts in September, and so ...

Discipling Girls in Student Ministry

A lot of Male Youth Pastors can often feel lost when it comes to ministering to girls. From the basic questions of what kinds of games to play that girls would like to play, to questions of how can I effectively be ...

9 Ways to Always be on Mission

I’ve been spending a lot of time lately focused on the mission of the church, the mission of our Youth Ministry, and gaining more traction for influence for Jesus in the communities we have been entrusted ...

How to preach each message to yourself.

What did you preach/teach on last week?   How often do we quickly hammer out a message to give to our midweek program?  How often do we approach a text with an idea in mind?  How often do we preach a message that ...

Best Youth Ministry Blog Posts of 2012 | The Ultimate List of Youth Ministry blogs

Here we go folks! We have, in our minds, the best most amazing resource for Youth Pastors, the nominees for Best Youth Ministry Blog Post of 2012. Last year, we quickly learned how invaluable a list like this is as ...