FREE Encouraging Instagram Graphics

May 19, 2014    
Keith Parker    

Social media is a great way to encourage followers, including your students, their parents, and the church body you serve.  From time to time, I love to create some Instagram graphics that highlight a Scripture, a quote, or the lyrics of a great worship song to encourage those who follow me online. You can download 9 ready-to-post Instagram images from our store at

How To Run Family Worship Night

It’s Orange Week! Our team here at 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 every year. The purpose for the night is to give parents opportunities to engage with their students…    read more 

Free Youth Ministry Calendar photoshop template

July 31, 2013    
Ben Read    

One of the most popular items on our Marketplace for the last year has been our Youth Ministry Fall Calendars. Lately, there have been a ton of requests for it as our marketplace is down and Fall is quickly approaching, and since we’re still working on getting the marketplace up, and I’ll be gone for a week on a mission trip, we’re giving away the file for FREE! Only two things of…    read more 

Free Youth Ministry Resource: Fall Kick-off Prayer Cards

July 28, 2012    
Ben Read    

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 Youth Ministry Resource that comes from our newest contributor, Youth Pastor Frank Gil. But thats not all, included in the download you will also get the files…    read more 

Free Youth Ministry Resource: Fonts for Youth Ministry Design

July 27, 2012    
Ben Read    

A lot of Youth Pastors double as the church graphic designers, and if not, they at least do a lot of their own design for Youth Ministry, and we love that. We love the idea of ramping up the professional look of Youth Ministry via well designed resources. So to help, we love sharing the sweet fonts we find. Some of these below would be great for fall brochures or generic Youth…    read more 

FREE: Mission Trip Devotions

July 23, 2012    
Nick Farr    

Below is a detailed outline that you can adapt and use for your upcoming mission trip. We’ve intentionally not written the actual devotions, because it’s important for you to put our outline into your own words. The devotional is broken up into 7 days. 1 |  Travel Day Honeymoon stage (Everything is great, new, and exciting!) Preparing our hearts Have students write out their expectations John 15:12 2 |  Your First Big…    read more 

5 Tools for Youth Ministry

March 23, 2012    

  I was recently asked by a friend of mine from college about 5 tools for youth ministry that I use on a regular basis.  This is a bit different than my normal, “What apps do you like?” question I’m asked.  I took it as a welcome change of pace to evaluate anything that could be seen as a tool, and what I use most.   Here, in no particular order, is…    read more 

OmmWriter – Amazing App for Youth Ministry

March 8, 2012    

Sometimes, it’s hard to get in the zone. I will sit down to write out a manuscript for a sermon, an outline for a series, a brainstorm for a meeting, or even a blog post, and it’ll take me about three hours longer than it should. There’s always a phone call. There’s always a status update. There’s always an email. There’s always deathly, crippling silence, or loud, annoying ruckus. Whatever ruckus is….    read more 

Best Ministry Resource I've Ever Seen

February 13, 2012    

 Growing up, I had an amazing Dad.  He showed me what it’s like to lead well, pursue Christ, and put your family first.  He wasn’t perfect, but he did well!  To this day, our relationship is solid and he’s still involved in my life!  That being said, I never had anyone outside my family who regularly sat down with me and intentionally discipled me.  My small group leaders were good, but I…    read more