Guiding teens to focus on Jesus this Christmas
18 December 2015
The teens we work with are are tempted just like us to make money to spend money (ON THEMSELVES). Spending habits start early. According to staticbrain.com, the average teen spending in a year for and by American teens amounts to 258.7 billion dollars. In a..
Helping Each Student Feel Special During the Holidays
04 December 2015
December is busy. The entire church schedule goes bonkers with Cantatas, kids musicals, and youth group gift exchanges. Your youth ministry cup will runneth over and before you know it, it’ll be 2016! Why not stop and use this special month and Advent season to..
Youth Ministry Heroes: Brent Morrow
12 November 2015
Brent Morrow is a husband and father of four children ranging from high school to preschool. He owns and operates his own cabinet business and is one of two staff pastors at Crosstimbers Christian Fellowship in Northglenn Colorado. Brent and his wife oversee a variety..
Red Cups (No, not THAT red cup.)
10 November 2015
Red Cups (But not the ones that have everyone talking.) Hey Youth Ministry Nation, There has been a lot of talk about red cups lately. So we thought we’d join the conversation and talk about a powerful book for your students that also happens to..
The Butterfly Life of Teenagers
21 September 2015
It’s easy to see teenagers like caterpillars that are wrestling free from the numbing rhythms of their everyday life and into their butterfly life—where they figure out who they really are and what they really have to give to the world. Life can be ugly,..