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What I pray before I speak to students

Every Wednesday Night before the students show up, right after I print out the final draft of my message, I pray this prayer. Maybe not word for word, but this same idea every time.   Lord, Thank You for the ...

Three practices that will explode your Youth Ministry

While I was in college at Liberty University, I took a class once a week for 3 hours on Prayer. It was one of my favorite classes I took while in school, and one of my favorite professors I had in college taught it, ...

Planning a Mission Trip: Making the Most of Every Opportunity

While most of the heavy lifting in planning a mission trip comes in the “pre-trip” planning stages (picking a location, setting the budget, picking the team, and nailing down the details), the importance ...

On Our Knees

One of my old volunteers was in town for a doctors appointment.  He’s one of my favorite people on the planet, and always a huge encouragement.  A few months down the road, he will take his entire family ...

Editor's Picks 4.19.13 – Dr. Piper taught me to focus on more than memes

We asked our team this week to recommend one thing they wanted other Youth Pastors to know about it. Here’s what they gave us: It’s OK to call yourself a Christian by Lillian Daniel Losing Focus on why you ...

Soul Care While Looking For A New Ministry Job

As I was looking for my new youth ministry position, I sought out a lot of wise council. I received solid advice about my resume, the right questions to ask, the right websites to look for jobs, and how to leave ...

Guest Post: What we need more of from Youth Pastors

Youth Ministry may very well be labeled the “best job on the face of the planet.” It reminds me of that saying, “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” For youth workers/ ...

Free Youth Ministry Resource: Fall Kick-off Prayer Cards

Praying together as a Youth Group or a church for a common goal is one of the greatest things a Youth Ministry can do. So to help you kick off the Fall in a spirit of prayer, today we are sharing with you a Free ...