Have you ever gone to a store excited to buy something? Maybe you’re looking for a new book to read or wanting a specialty drink from your favorite coffee shop. You approach the counter with confidence wearing a smile that’s a mile wide, but no one is present. You look around and notice an employee […]
These christian articles and youth ministry blog posts are some of the best youth pastor resources you can find. They are designed to help you train your teens to share the gospel and make disciples all the while helping you grow your youth ministry.
As the Southern branch of the family is fond of saying: “Y’all liss’n here. There is mow than one way to skin a cat…Yaw reckon?” Variety is the spice of life. And the same is true in ministry. Yet, one of the key elements we recommend when building a Gospel Advancing Ministry is to include […]
Graduation season is fast approaching. It’s an exciting time of celebration! But it should be about more than just fun and a seemingly never-ending string of graduation parties. In fact, it’s a ready-made opportunity to share some godly heartfelt encouragement, insight and wisdom. There are a few simple steps you can take to send them […]
“You’re different. You don’t fit into any of the categories. They can’t control you. They call it divergent.” —Tori, in Divergent And what do they call you? Jock? Drama Queen? Brain? Prep? Nerd? Or do you sometimes feel like you don’t fit any of those labels? Or perhaps you are sick of whatever “normal” labels […]
Do you sometimes get the sense that your students, knowingly or not, are creating God in their own image? Is their view of God more a composite of the characteristics they want Him to have, rather than a view grounded in Scripture? Or to put it another way, have they bought into Starbucks spirituality? Let […]
Sometimes I get asked questions that smack of “When are you going to get a real job?” In other words, when am I going to outgrow working with teenagers and settle down into a “real job” of ministering to adults. Now don’t get me wrong. I STRONGLY believe in the importance of ministering to adults. […]