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Leading a Youth Ministry

The Happily Dispensable Youth Leader

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

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Gospel Advancing Ministry

Telling Your Secret

My wife’s grandfather made the best baked macaroni and cheese. Each time he would come and visit the family, it was the immediate request of all the grandchildren for him

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Gospel Advancing Ministry

Telling Your Secrets

My wife’s grandfather made the best baked macaroni and cheese. Each time he would come and visit the family, it was the immediate request of all the grandchildren for him

Coffee Shop
Gospel Advancing Ministry

3 Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask and Answer

Have you ever gone to a store excited to buy something? Maybe you’re looking for a new book to read or wanting a specialty drink from your favorite coffee shop.

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Gospel Advancing Ministry

4 Secrets to Finding the Right Leaders

A new pastor was visiting the homes of his parishioners hoping to recruit some volunteers for a new project. At one house it seemed obvious that someone was at home,

Hand Stack
Gospel Advancing Ministry

5 Ideas for Programming Prayer in Your Group

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that the typical youth group meeting (or church service, for that matter) dedicates more time to announcements than to prayer. What do you think might

Conversation
Gospel Advancing Ministry

How to Teach Your Students to Pray

Yawn. Eyeroll. Whatever. Teaching your students to pray can be challenging. But what’s more basic and elemental to a Christian’s growing relationship with God than learning to cry out to

Gospel Advancing Ministry

How to Gospelize Your Calendar

By Andy McGowan Do you own a calendar or does it own you? In the last decade of youth ministry, I have seen so many pastors burn out, miss opportunities

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Soul Fuel

Take Your Questions to God

“Am I safe?” “What if someone comes into my school with a gun?” “Why do people do things like that?” These are the kinds of questions that swirl in our

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Soul Fuel

What’s Your Fight Song?

“This is my fight song, Take back my life song, Prove I’m alright song, My power’s turned on (Starting right now) I’ll be strong. I’ll play my fight song, And

Back-to-School
Soul Fuel

Take Your Guts to School

The clock is ticking and you know it—right? The countdown is on (or for some, already here) for the often dreaded, but totally inevitable, “first day to school.” The big

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Soul Fuel

We Live in a Rogue Nation!

Most (if not all of us) have things we love about summer… Maybe going to the pool? Taking trips to the lake, beach or mountains? Or just plain old having

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