The Value of Student Activities in Youth Ministry

This article originally appeared here: One of the frustrations that I hear many youth ministers talk about is the fact that their students seem more concerned with extracurriculars than they are youth group or church. I hear things like: They don’t value God or the church because they miss youth group. They think football is... Continue Reading →

Teenagers are…

I started reading Fahrenheit 451 last week, and I ran across this quote and had to laugh: Teenagers:  They're peculiar, aggravating, yet easy to forgive. They're so much more, too--they're creative, ambitious, crazy, sassy, yet more intelligent than adults are sometimes. I love it. What are teenagers to you?

Videos for Student Ministry

HEYOOO!I would love to tell you about a NEW RESOURCE for STUDENT MINISTRY!I can't tell you how many times people in our YouthMin.Org private Facebook Community post the day of youth group, "Hey, does anybody have a video for ______?"I usually hit up Google and give half-serious, half-kidding, but all-terrible videos for them.  I can't blame... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Your Ministry Needs Women Leaders @youth_min

This post originally appeared here: Your youth ministry needs women leaders.  Before we start arguing the theology of women in ministry, I want you to hear me out:  The purpose of this post is not to advocate for ordained women, or women pastors, or to argue the Pauline view of women. The purpose of this... Continue Reading →

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