Energize Archives - Dare 2 Share
Helping youth leaders empower
students to reach their world.
Helping youth leaders empower
students to reach their world.


Youth Pastors: Don't Lose Heart
Encouragement for Youth Pastors

Youth Pastors: Don’t Lose Heart!

Your youth group isn’t in a slump—it’s just growing roots. The harvest will be plentiful in time.

Discipleship, Teaching Teens to Follow Jesus

3 Keys to Nurturing Fully-Devoted Followers of Jesus

Jesus’ discipleship approach interwove evangelism and discipleship seamlessly. He didn’t see these two elements of the Christian life as separate, distinct subsets of spiritual formation, but rather as the combined

How to Share the Gospel

Defusing Your Biggest Evangelism Fears

Do you ever feel intimidated when it comes to sharing your faith? Does your heart pound or do your palms sweat when God drops an opportunity to witness squarely in

Lead THE Cause group
Leading a Youth Ministry

Learning to Lead

At Dare 2 Share (D2S), we’re passionate about the power of the gospel AND the impact teens can have in reaching their world for Christ! That’s why we’re continually striving

Ministry Priorities
Gospel Advancing Ministry

How to Program Your Priorities

Change is never easy—especially when it involves recalibrating the expectations of your students and their parents. But moving toward a more vision-driven approach to youth ministry IS worth it when

How to get your key leaders on-board
Gospel Advancing Ministry

How to Get Your Key Leaders On-Board

It’s one thing to charge forward as a single individual—just you and God—in pursuit of your bold vision for your youth ministry. It’s something else entirely to bring your key

Gospel Advancing Ministry

3 Steps to Finding Your Ministry Vision

Why do you need a bold vision? Because without it, you’re just doing stuff; your group will never be much more than a Christian social club. That’s why I’m encouraging

Gospel Advancing Ministry

A Practical Guide to Unpacking a Bold Vision

“Attempt something so great for God it’s doomed to failure unless God be in it.” —John Haggai Let me ask you a critical question… Do you have a bold vision

Encouragement for Youth Pastors

On the Hunt for Security and Significance

Back in my college days, RJ Koerper, our Youth Ministry professor, used to tell us, “Everyone is looking for security and significance. Both are found in Jesus.” I believe this

Leading a Youth Ministry


Here we are at the grand finale of the energize series “5 Keys to Nurturing a Faith-Sharing Focus”! Just in case, you haven’t been totally tuned in at every step

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