Discipleship
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A Survival Creed for Relational Ministry

Lasting influence and transformation in youth ministry all flow through a relational “funnel”—and that means everyday ministry to teenagers is fraught with risk, because redemptive influence in relationships is a dicey proposition. I love what my friend Justin Mayo has learned about the power of..
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Culture
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Apps Costing More Than Just Money

Kids’ Misuse of Certain Apps Puts Them at Unnecessary Risk An article from Jonathan McKee and David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com The tech world offers smartphone users access to more than one million apps designed for communication, education, entertainment, and more. Many Americans use apps..
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Discipleship | Freebies
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FREEBIE: A Letter For Your Students

Sometimes the bond between a youth leader and students can take some time and be challenging to form. We get it. But, what if you had someone, like your lead pastor possibly, nudging your students along to love and trust you? It would make a..
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Freebies | Programming
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FREEBIE: SYMC General Session-In-A-Box!

Whether you attended SYMC 2014 or not, we want everyone to have the opportunity to download all the cool stuff that make general sessions awesome! In your SYMC General Session-In-A-Box you’ll find: 5 intro videos for different games like Shave your Beard, Lip Sync Showdown,..
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Leadership
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Attaching Real-World Heroes to Christ

By Chris Roberts and Chase Allcott, Christ In Youth‘s senior director of customer service In the weeks and months before and after this year’s Super Bowl, there was a lot of chatter about the faith of quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson. While Manning’s faith..
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