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students to reach their world.
Helping youth leaders empower
students to reach their world.

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The Best Fuel for Your Ministry Fire

Soulwinning and soul care go together like peanut butter and chocolate. I’m convinced that few things can save ministry leaders from debilitating discouragement like helping souls turn from “dark to

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4 Keys to Launching a Gospel Movement

Since I was 11, I’ve dreamed about a sweeping Gospel movement, led by a generation of on-fire young people. Yes, I was that weird kid, brainstorming movements, when I could

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Want Youth Group Transformation? Start Here.

Of the 20-plus books I’ve written over the past 20-plus years, Gospelize Your Youth Ministry is the most important. My friend Doug Fields, of downloadyouthministry.com, wrote these humbling words in

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Conquering the Challenge of Biblical Unity

“Sanctify them by the truth; your Word is truth.”  John 17:17 Part of my ministry calling that I love is helping unite churches and youth ministries in a city or

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On Making an Emotional Decision for Christ

Sometimes I get criticized when I preach to teenagers. When I speak to teens, I do so with such passion and emotion that it often takes the crowd by surprise.

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Your Youth Ministry Philosophy Cheat Sheet

The word philosophy may bring to mind heady scholars in stuffy lecture halls. But when applied to youth ministry, it’s an incredibly practical, transformational term. Having a clear philosophy enables

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Street Apologetics

According to George Barna, this current generation of teenagers—nicknamed “Gen Z”—is the first “post-Christian” generation in U.S. history. So, as we seek to equip our teenagers to reach their non-Christian

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What’s Your Faith-Sharing Style?

I used to think there was one “right” approach to evangelism. But my wife, as so often happens in marriage, changed my way of thinking. About 25 years ago, I

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One Billion Lost Sheep

Every once in a while, you read something that stops you in your tracks. For me, recently, that “something” was a chapter in a book called While Shepherds Watch Their

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If you miss youth, you miss the movement!

Every major spiritual awakening in the history of the United States has had teenagers on the leading edge. If you miss youth, you miss the movement. The vast majority of

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