Refreshing, isn’t it? This summer’s “coming of age” movie, Paper Towns, isn’t a flat out, gross out, crass journey through the party scene, nor is it a slushy, mushy drama
Oh, to be one of the Avengers—am I right? I’m sure if you asked 1000 people on the streets, they would all have one or two of our superheroes that
Too many ministries focus on what they are doing, rather than on what is getting done. These wise words from seminary professor and author Mark Senter III point to our
“I wish that I could be like the cool kids, ‘Cause all the cool kids, they seem to fit in.” —From Cool Kids by Echosmith They “seem” to fit in—right?
For three years, Jesus walked the gritty streets with His disciples. His ministry with His inner core was life on life; He modeled a lifestyle of living and giving the
Cultivating an outreach-focused youth ministry takes prayer, strategic thinking, practical skills and gritty determination. That’s why we’ve been working our way through the “Five Keys to Nurturing a Faith-Sharing Focus.”
The launch of the upcoming school year is just around the corner! Can you believe it? This means it’s time to consider practical steps you can take to motivate and
Building a youth ministry that aligns with Jesus’ heart can be a dangerous, risky undertaking. Why? Because, like Jesus, you are opening the door to sacrifice, criticism, rejection and the
Not training a Christian teen how to share their faith is like refusing to train a basketball player how to shoot the ball. Rate Yourself: How competent are you when
Do you have a particular iconic image that comes to mind when you hear the word INCOMPETENCE? Whether it’s the Keystone Cops, Cher in Clueless, or someone else entirely, we
There are two kinds of leaders. The kind you have to follow and the kind you want to follow. What kind of youth leader are you? And what kind of
The gospel. Bringing it up without throwing up can be a challenge for our students. Because awkward conversations loom large for teens, they are sometimes overwhelmed by just the thought
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