To be an effective Gospel Advancing leader, you have to walk the walk. There’s no getting around the value of modeling. This is how Jesus taught His followers! When you
A first grade teacher once asked the father of an easily distracted boy to create a “Focus Card” that could be laid on the young student’s desk whenever he got
Youth leader Jeff Polen wanted to transfer the power of the gospel into the hands of his students, but he didn’t know how until he found the right Gospel Advancing tools.
The gospel brought radical transformation to Chris Selby’s life, and then becoming a Gospel Advancing Ministry brought radical change to his students too.
God has given you a mission, your specific piece of advancing THE Cause of Christ in your own community. You must identify it, relentlessly pray over it and do everything
When you were a little kid, did you ever do the Easter egg hunt thing? I remember running around on Easter morning all crazy excited, finding jelly beans and those
The best gift you could give to your Gospel Advancing Ministry is to take care of yourself and your own relationship with God.
Partying can look like the best thing in the world to teenagers, but Jesus has called them in love to live a holy life filled with much better things.
When tragedy strikes, it’s crucial to remember that we can bring our fears and questions to God. May you and your students hold out the gospel like a beacon of hope in the darkness!
The world of youth ministry runs at a million miles an hour, so here’s 4 easy steps to make an annual strategic plan for your ministry to use all year.
Time is one of life’s most precious commodities. It is the only resource that cannot be bought. As a youth leader, you have your students for a limited amount of
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,
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The story of how a fatherless street kid overcame violence, chaos, and confusion to become a radical Christ follower.