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An Open Letter to Church Leaders

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You might assume by the title of this post that I’m concurrently working on my resume and a blog post, but I’m excited about sharing this post with you and with my own church leaders as we seek to make ...

An Open Letter to Youth Ministers

Okay, I’ve come to grips with it.  I’m getting old.  I have more gray hairs than brown anymore, it seems.  And I make weird noises when I get up.  So, I get it.  I’m getting older.  But one benefit of ...

Youth Pastors and Self Promotion

How many times have I unfollowed someone on Twitter because they link to their blog every hour? How many times have I rolled my eyes in a Facebook group for youth pastors because I ask a question, and instead of ...

4 Reasons I'm Headed To Orange Tour 13

If you’re a regular at Youthmin.org, you’re probably pretty familiar with Orange, its curriculum, and its philosophy of ministry!  I’m a big fan of the people over at Orange, and love any chance I ...

Editors picks 5.17.13

As we discussed our favorite things this week, we realized a lot of our contributors had a great week, full of blessings. We hope your week was one of success, that you got plenty done, learned a ton, and had a ...

Engaging students you have nothing in common with

Confession time: I like to talk to people who are like me. You probably do the same thing as well. You naturally gravitate to someone in a room who you feel you have a connection with. On Sunday mornings and ...

Should Youth Groups allow students to use their phones?

This is a topic that seems to get asked about quite a bit by Youth Pastors, especially in our Facebook Group (of nearly 700+). So we decided to have two of our contributors who use technology quite a bit to weigh in ...

Leave The Cell Phones On At Youth Group

The church seems to have this unspoken war on cell phones within the church walls. We always ask people to silence them, and most youth groups I know state that teenagers need to completely turn them off or leave ...

Social Media Responsibility for Youth Workers

At the pace that technology rolls out, it may be time to call “being on social media” as old school. The idea that church staff must be engaged on social media may be gone and the time for something more ...

Youth Group Game – Battle Ship

We love sharing games we have played in our Youth Ministries with other Youth Pastors, and we’d love to hear what games you have. To the right of the above picture , you can click on Submit and share your ...