We only have a few more days of the Olympics being on everybody’s minds, so let’s use it to our advantage and bring up the gospel!
Ahhh…Summer! The sweet, lazy, dog days of summer are just around the corner. Why do we call them “dog days”? Is it because dogs (and teenagers) tend to lie around in the summer heat doing as little as possible? As a youth leader, it’s all too easy to inadvertently fall into a pattern of slacking […]
Jesus stands as a striking figure in the history of the world. He made a lot of controversial statements that did not always gain Him the popular vote among the people of His age—let alone our own. Perhaps one of the most controversial stories Christ ever told is the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). The tale […]
Traveling the world is at the top of many people’s bucket list. The thought of experiencing foreign lands is exciting. There are so many cultures, places and people that are unique and worth visiting, yet even though travel is something many of us want to experience, for whatever reason, we don’t always get around to […]
It’s youth night and you’re ready to give the message. As the students pile into the youth room and take their seats, you notice James sitting by himself. Thinking back to a conversation you had with him on Sunday, you recall that he was planning on bringing his non-Christian friend to youth group. Not being […]
One of the most exciting parts of being a youth leader who lives out a Gospel Advancing Ministry is witnessing students put their faith in Christ for the first time. They are excited and refreshed by the Spirit of God who has washed them of their sin and marked them as a child of God […]