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Students Need Adults

Once you become a youth worker, it won’t take long for you to discover: You. Need. Help! One key ingredient in a healthy youth ministry is a team of caring adults. For the longest time, we tried to recruit young, funny, musical, athletic, attractive, cool,..
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Articles | Volunteers
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Our 10 Failures of Leading Volunteers

Regardless of the size of your group, every healthy youth ministry has a healthy volunteer staff. Many new youth leaders start out with lots of energy and lots of ideas, but not a lot of confidence when it comes to inviting others to help out...
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Articles | Discipleship | Volunteers
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The unspeakable pain, hope, failures, and victories of youth ministry

He stared right through me. I said his name over and over, but he just didn’t’ have the strength to look me in the eye or respond. If he stopped staring at the wall or dared to break the silence, then time would begin to..
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Leadership | Volunteers
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Stopping Toxic Volunteers in Their Tracks

Youth ministries are supposed to be communities where teens discover and embrace the love of Jesus, discover his purpose for their lives, and experience being part of the family of God. When toxic volunteers, parents, or congregation members enter this equation, we move away from..
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Articles | Leadership | Programming | Volunteers
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Get Your Team to Simply One Day Training This Fall!

Hey #YMNation! Important announcement: Rick Lawrence, author of Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry and longtime editor of GROUP Magazine, is presenting 5 one-day trainings this fall on Jesus-centered Youth Ministry.           Join with him and other youth workers to dive into what it..
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