So…You Went to a Youth Worker Conference
19 March 2013
If you’re like us, it takes you 45 minutes to spill all of the details of the 60-minute workshop you attended that changed your life last week at a youth conference. Inspired by it, you lay out a vision for your youth ministry for the..
Don’t forget the “ASK”: A Response
28 February 2013
What I like most about this week’s articles from Kurt and Josh is the necessity of the “ASK.” Too often, student ministry is the land of “invite and expect.” Send one mass email, do a funny video requesting help, make an appeal from the stage,..
How to Plan a Ministry Fair
27 February 2013
Not too long ago we did a ministry fair for our students—we had tables that featured each of the ministries in our church that were open to students. After a short talk on serving, we dismissed early for them to snake through the room and..
Buy, Borrow, Beg (and steal) Ideas
26 February 2013
Where do you get all of your creative ideas for your youth group? Easy! Buy, borrow, beg, or steal. Here’s what we mean. BUY
If you’re looking for creative ideas for your next sermon series, find one of the many resource providers online that have..
Stuff EVERY Youth Minister Wants to Hear!
19 February 2013
Youth ministers around the globe are BEGGING you to ask them these questions/bring up these topics. Don’t waste any time! Go find a youth pastor, quick! 6. Where are all the youth? Probably baseball practice. And dance. And doing homework. Or working. Or sleeping in...