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How to Share the Gospel

Flying Lessons

Across the past several issues of energize, we’ve been exploring the “5 Keys to Nurturing a Faith-Sharing Focus.” One of my goals each step along the way has been to

How to Share the Gospel

Can Your Students Fly the Plane?

I once went flying with my buddy, Vince, but when Vince first invited me to join him for a joy ride in the skies over Houston, I was a little

How to build Evangelism in Your Group's DNA
Leading a Youth Ministry

How to Build Evangelism into Your Group’s DNA

How are you doing at praying and programming evangelism into the DNA of your youth group? Are you actively seeking to inspire and motivate your students to get serious about

Leading a Youth Ministry

Lead with Expectancy

For many Christians—youth leaders included—evangelism is the “red-headed stepchild” of our ministries. It makes us feel uncomfortable, embarrassed and guilty. In fact, just the mention of the word “evangelism” can

Is More Caught than Taught?
Discipleship, Teaching Teens to Follow Jesus

Is More Caught than Taught?

Cultivating an outreach-focused youth ministry takes prayer, strategic thinking, practical skills and gritty determination. That’s why we’ve been working our way through the “Five Keys to Nurturing a Faith-Sharing Focus.”

Help Your Team Amp Up Their Prayer
Gospel Advancing Ministry

Help Your Team Amp Up Their Prayer

In this series, we’re exploring five specific keys to nurturing a faith-sharing focus in your youth ministry. Last issue, we started with the very practical question: “What’s the first and

5 Keys to Nurturing a Faith-Sharing Focus
Leading a Youth Ministry

5 Keys to Nurturing a Faith-Sharing Focus

The launch of the upcoming school year is just around the corner! Can you believe it? This means it’s time to consider practical steps you can take to motivate and

How to Share the Gospel

What Are You Willing to Risk?

Building a youth ministry that aligns with Jesus’ heart can be a dangerous, risky undertaking. Why? Because, like Jesus, you are opening the door to sacrifice, criticism, rejection and the

E-Training: Fit for Life!
How to Share the Gospel

E-Training: Fit for Life!

Not training a Christian teen how to share their faith is like refusing to train a basketball player how to shoot the ball. Rate Yourself: How competent are you when

Love, Hate, Tolerate?
Gospel Advancing Ministry

Love, Hate, Tolerate?

Do you have a particular iconic image that comes to mind when you hear the word INCOMPETENCE? Whether it’s the Keystone Cops, Cher in Clueless, or someone else entirely, we

Who Are You When No One’s Watching?
Gospel Advancing Ministry

Who Are You When No One’s Watching?

Character is the foundation upon which true leadership is built. Think for a minute about the leaders you’ve serve under—whether spiritual or secular. It’s much easier to follow a leader

How to Bring It Up without Throwing Up
Gospel Advancing Ministry

How to Bring It Up without Throwing Up

The gospel. Bringing it up without throwing up can be a challenge for our students. Because awkward conversations loom large for teens, they are sometimes overwhelmed by just the thought

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