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students to reach their world.
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students to reach their world.

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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

They’re Leaving You…Send Them Off Well!
Discipleship, Teaching Teens to Follow Jesus

They’re Leaving You…Send Them Off Well!

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,

Is Giving the Gospel Every Week Overkill?
Leading a Youth Ministry

Is Giving the Gospel Every Week Overkill?

Sharing the gospel every week in your youth group meeting will definitely send your Christian students over the edge. Who wants to hear the same thing week in and week

10 Essential Truths Your Students Need to Know
Discipleship, Teaching Teens to Follow Jesus

10 Essential Truths Your Students Need to Know

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

SALT... Creating Thrist
How to Share the Gospel

How to Create a Thirst for Jesus

“You are the salt of the earth.”    —Jesus Everyone is spiritually thirsty, whether they know it or not. Our job as believers is to provide that touch of salt that

Kingdom-Advancing Youth Ministry
Gospel Advancing Ministry

How to Grow a Kingdom-Advancing Youth Ministry

Through my 20+ years of ministry, I’ve come to deeply appreciate the immense potential and incredible responsibility youth leaders like you hold in your hands. The ability to influence young

Leading a Youth Ministry

Is Church a Thing of the Past?

“Belong to a church.” This simple statement drips with commitment. It can trigger panic attacks in grown men and send them running for the doors …so is it any wonder

Discipleship, Teaching Teens to Follow Jesus

3 Keys to Making Disciples Who Make Disciples

The Pray – Pursue – Persuade elements of THE Cause Circle provide teenagers with a simple, concrete outline for how to go about reaching their friends with the gospel. But

How to Share the Gospel

Don’t Be Afraid to Persuade

In our “live-and-let-live” culture, persuade is a word that can sometimes feel out of synch with embracing diversity and nurturing individuality. So you may be wondering why I chose persuade

Discipleship, Teaching Teens to Follow Jesus

Extravagant Love: Don’t Let Your Teens Go Bankrupt!

Using THE Cause Circle as a simple, concrete guide to outreach can help your students grasp the effectiveness of a balanced approach to sharing the gospel with others – one

Gospel Advancing Ministry

Get Your Teens Praying for Their Friends

As you coach your students on the how-to’s of sharing their faith with their unreached friends, it helps to provide them with some structure that breaks the process down into

Encouragement for Youth Pastors

Do You Really Believe God Can Use Your Teens?

If you’ve been tuned in to Dare 2 Share for any amount of time at all, you’ve likely heard me use the term “THE Cause” as our teen-friendly way of

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