Coaching

This Is What We Did Last Night – 3.21.16

March 21, 2016    
Frank Gil    

Pre-service: 15 minute countdown video YouthMin Spotify Playlist Funny Video: Franchesskah plays with the no thumbs game. Game: Seated-Basket-Foosball Selfie Scavenger Hunt Message: Waiting Dating Mating (YouthMin) We finished our series by having a panel of folks answer questions the students had during the past four weeks.

4 things that will help you make a better Youth Ministry Calendar

planning a youth group calendar

For the last few years, the Ministries I have been apart of have traditionally released our Youth Group calendars three times a year; Fall Calendar, Spring Calendar, and Summer Calendar. We had a pretty good set up of our fall and spring one’s this past year, but we changed it up in the summer, and learned a few lessons that I believe are helpful for other Youth Pastors Planning a Youth Group…    read more 

5 easy conversations you should have with parents in your ministry

March 9, 2016    
Ben Read    
youth ministry parent partner

I’m a big believer in partnering with parents as a Youth Ministry, and I know many others are as well. But how does that actually play out? I’ve been working through some objectives for our ministry when it comes to having that partnership, what it looks like if fully developed, and what it accomplishes when we’re cranking on all cylinders. As I’ve done that I’ve been working through a few things that…    read more 

This Is What We Did Last Week – 3.8.16

March 8, 2016    
Frank Gil    

Frank Gil – epikos Church in Milwaukee, Wi Pre-service: 15 minute countdown video YouthMin Spotify Playlist It was my birthday to the leaders brought snacks and cake. Funny Video: How to get your youth group crush to notice you. Franchesskah drinks water (made by me) Game: Cottonball Game Electricity Message: Waiting Dating Mating (YouthMin) We are in week three of this series. We talked specifically about sex and boundaries. One Major thought of the…    read more 

This Is What We Did Last Week

March 1, 2016    
Frank Gil    

So for over a year I have been making these videos called “This is what I did last night” I loved doing them and it was always encouraging to hear from people about the ideas they got from my videos. Since transitioning from Wednesday nights to Sunday nights it has been really tough finding a consistent time to shoot, edit, and post the videos. However, I still want you to know what…    read more 

Three friends every youth pastor should have.

Every Tuesday morning, before the staff at our campus begins the day, my campus pastor calls the staff into the lobby for what he calls “Pastries With The Pastor.” He supplies donuts and other sweet treats and we spend the first 15 minutes of our day sharing highs and lows of ministry and praying for one another. Occasionally he will share a short devotional or thought for us to think about for the week….    read more 

This Is What We Did Last Night – 12.17.15

December 17, 2015    
Frank Gil    

See all my resources The XMAS YouthMin Playlist YOUTH MINISTRY CHRISTMAS CARDS Videos: Santa Shuffle Did You Get Me Anything? That’s Christmas Rap Sign up to receive 4 new videos sent to your inbox each week! Game: Christmas Paper Plate Game So, Christmas is your favorite holiday? Yes or No Game Saran Wrap Ball Christmas Game Ugly Christmas Sweater Game (No Link) Advent Christmas Prayer Stations Main one we used We used…    read more 

This Is What We Did Last Night – 12.3.15

December 3, 2015    
Frank Gil    

See all my resources The XMAS YouthMin Playlist Youth Ministry Christmas Cards Videos: XMAS Countdown Kindred Spirits | Mary Did You Know Breakfast W/ Jeffery Sign up to receive 4 new videos sent to your inbox each week! Game: Christmas Trivia Reverse Charades | Christmas Edition Intro Video: Advent – God With Us Two Things I Teach Every Christmas

Two Things I Teach My Students Every Christmas Season

December 2, 2015    
Frank Gil    

Christmas for most of my life in Florida meant wearing shorts and a t-shirt while eating some Cuban roast pork on Noche Buena. Since moving to Milwaukee and finding out there is more than one season in the year, Christmas has become much more magical. Seeing fresh snow on the roofs of houses and actually having to wear warm clothes because of the weather adds to the Christmas experience. As a youth pastor…    read more