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...
No More Secondhand Faith
13 February 2013
The “Telephone” game is a youth ministry standard—you tell the first person in a long line a message, usually a movie quote like this one from Braveheart: “They may take our lives but they’ll never take our freedom.” That person then whispers the message to..
Yes, the Volunteers Are Out There
08 February 2013
blog by Jeff Dunn-Rankin “Hey Jeff,” he said. “You’ll never guess where I’m going!” Will sounded eager and excited. But he sounds like that most of the time. “I’m going to the beach,” he said. “Isn’t that amazing?” Not so much, actually. Will’s a surfer..