There’s a lot we can learn by looking at the daring faith and trust in God that the Christmas story characters had when Jesus came into the world.
A disciple multiplication strategy takes time to develop. Like onions, ogres have… I mean, youth ministries have layers… Think about it. You have follow-up, baptism, classes, games, events, curriculum, parties, outreach, adult and student leaders, and the list goes on and on. To truly be gospel advancing, then, all of these areas must be focused […]
Social media is a goldmine of endless opportunities for any youth leader who wants to stay connected with teen culture! Over one billion users worldwide are engaging through sites like Twitter and Facebook. While some people create posts with trivial cat videos or vine fails, many are increasingly using social media to interact with society […]
Let’s face it—there are many tasks a youth leader must accomplish to run a successful ministry. From managing budgets, preparing sermons, planning events, hanging out with students and responding to those “wonderful” parent emails, it is easy to get bogged down with work. These responsibilities can be overwhelming when all you want to do is […]
Passengers aboard a cruise ship were having a great time when a beautiful young girl fell overboard. Immediately there was an 80-year-old man in the water who rescued her. The ship staff pulled them both out of the treacherous waters. The captain was grateful, as well as astonished, that the old man performed such an […]
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” —Ancient Chinese Proverb Where are you headed? Is your weekly program rundown sheet taking you toward an increasingly Gospel Advancing Ministry? Try This! ❯ Have your students role play how to conversationally share the gospel using the interactive, seeker-friendly, faith-sharing Life […]