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 […]
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.
“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. […]
I was recently reflecting on that pivotal moment in my spiritual journey and ministry when I realized how poorly I was doing at evangelism. When I say poorly, I really mean failing. Evangelism wasn’t on the radar in my youth ministry let alone my personal life. In fact, I suppose that in order to fail […]
Want a fun and creative way to ring in the New Year that’s a little unexpected? Tired of planning fun outreach events and having very few people actually bring friends to hear the good news? Want a way to challenge your students? If you answered yes to any of these questions try a lock-in at […]