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students to reach their world.

Don’t Stop Believing

How to stay on track in your Gospel Advancing youth ministry journey



Inspiration can come from anywhere—even an ’80s rock band.

So this week, in the words of Journey: Don’t Stop Believin’ as you progress on your own Gospel Advancing journey.

Dad humor aside, endurance is one of the biggest keys to success as you strive for a bold Gospel Advancing vision. You’ll likely experience setbacks, doubt, resistance, and maybe even confrontation over the changes you implement as you travel on this journey and share this vision with your leaders and students.

Hold on to That Feelin’

To help you assess where you are in your journey—and celebrate your progress along the way—we’ve identified 5 general stages leaders tend to progress through as they grow in Gospel Advancing skill and understanding. The stages are:

Stage 1: Commit

Stage 2: Align

Stage 3: Prioritize

Stage 4: Accelerate

Stage 5: Multiply

Of course, in real life, things are always a lot messier than they are on paper, so chances are, your journey will be a lot less linear than these stages might suggest.

But to learn more about what the stages entail, take this brief Gospel Advancing assessment. The results will: 1. reveal where you’re at on this journey, and 2. suggest good growth steps to move you along toward Gospel Advancing success!

Still Don’t Stop Believin’

Regardless of what stage you’re at in your Gospel Advancing journey, we urge you to keep on keepin’ on! In the apostle Paul’s words:

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

Galatians 6:9

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