06 March 2011
• Transition by Saying: Pick any 100 youth leaders, put them in a room together, and you’ll hear stories that aren’t that far from what we just saw…. It’s easy to feel alone, isolated, weak, disconnected, ineffective in youth ministry—some of you are right now..
Three Leadership Lessons
28 February 2011
Here are three great leadership lessons from LeaderTreks.com. Leaders Navigate Obstacles - Thinking critically about potential obstacles is an important lesson for students as they grow in their capacity to lead. Use this illustration as you instruct students on the ways in which they can..
Dealing With Angry Parents
08 November 2011
If it hasn’t happened to you yet, it will. All of a sudden a parent wants to meet with you and they are NOT happy. You feel blindsided as they are mad at you, or the way you did or did not handle a situation...
Attaching Real-World Heroes to Christ
25 March 2014
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..
The Secret Dreams of Teenagers, Part 2
06 December 2011
By Rick Lawrence In Part 1 of our exclusive article series The Secret Dreams of Teenagers we revealed the eye-opening results from our annual survey of more than 20,000 Christian teenagers. When we asked them to consider 40 different ministry activities and rank what they’d..