Helping Relieve the Stress of Back to School for Students
06 August 2015
Going back to school is a big deal. The summer is about to come to a screeching halt. Parents feel it, youth workers feel it, and students most certainly feel it. Soon, alarm clocks will enjoy being ignored again and parents will beg their kids..
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FREEBIE: Discipleship Framework For Your Youth Ministry
18 June 2014
The process by which teenagers grow to become more like Christ looks a little different from church to church, doesn’t it? There are some similarities, of course. But, the actual nuts and bolts of how this happens looks a little differently. The thing is that..
A Survival Creed for Relational Ministry
13 April 2014
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..
FREEBIE: A Letter For Your Students
02 April 2014
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..