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


Prioritizing Evangelism

Turning the Ship

As a youth leader you may find yourself captaining a “youth ministry ship” that’s already headed full-steam ahead on what feels like a predetermined course – a course that may

Prioritizing Evangelism

Don’t Sweep the e-Word Under the Rug

In our “live and let live culture,” it can be easy to sweep the e-word under the rug. Yet Jesus has charged us with spreading His good news and carrying

Gospel Advancing Ministry

The Number One Thing!

As I’ve connected with hundreds of youth leaders across the country this fall at Dare 2 Share’s youth leader trainings, I’ve found many who are committed to making evangelism a

How to Share the Gospel

Evangelism Myth No. 12

Evangelism Myth #12: We need to adjust the gospel message to make it more appealing to a postmodern generation. The gospel message just doesn’t work anymore. I mean, let’s face

How to Share the Gospel

Evangelism Myth No. 5

Evangelism Myth #5: My primary responsibility is discipleship, not evangelism I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that most youth ministry discipleship strategies tend to be heavily

How to Share the Gospel

Evangelism Myth No. 4

Evangelism Myth #4: Of course evangelism is a priority. I do a monthly (or quarterly, or yearly) outreach meeting. Should you “program” evangelism into your youth ministry? Absolutely! We all

How to Share the Gospel

Evangelism Myth No. 10

Evangelism Myth #10: Postmodern teenagers aren’t interested in conversations about the gospel. If you’re a regular reader of energize, you might be wondering right about now…Evangelism myth #10? I could

How to Share the Gospel

Evangelism Myth #1

Do you see yourself as the one primarily responsible for presenting the gospel to your students’ non-believing friends? Have you cast yourself in the role of “quarterback,” fostering an invitational

How to Share the Gospel

Evangelism Myths

“Evangelical, evangelism, evangelistic.” Do these words inspire you or make you cringe? Many youth leaders feel guilty, inadequate or overwhelmed with just the mention of the e-word. And for some,

Youth Evangelism Conferences

Summer Swelter

Summer BBQs. Fourth of July fireworks. Hiking, camping and water parks. Summer offers a whole range of options that take us away from our normal routines. And here at Dare

Encouragement for Youth Pastors

Firing Jesus

In the crazy “what if” world of impossible scenarios I have often wondered how Jesus would handle youth ministry today. And the more I’ve thought about it, the more I

How to Share the Gospel

How to Make Beautiful Music

Understanding the message and meaning of the gospel is mission critical for both you and your students! For how can we explain Jesus’ message to others if we can’t actually

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