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With just a few days left in 2017, I’ve been thinking of the New Year’s resolutions that I want to work on in my own life in 2018. I want to spend more alone time with God every day. I want to write my friends and family more letters. I want to take time to […]
You’re a youth leader. A leader of youth. But can you effectively lead if you aren’t walking the walk yourself? Not really. You can’t expect your students to follow you down the Gospel Advancing Ministry road, if you’re apathetic about reaching out in your own circle of influence. Which is why Value #3 of a Gospel Advancing Ministry is: “Leaders fully embrace […]
Captain Jack is back! The hugely successful Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise has once again hit the theaters with #5: Dead Men Tell No Tales. So why not use the occasion to host a youth group movie night sometime this summer and pop in the DVD of one of the earlier classics in this […]
“Give me five minutes with a person’s checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is,” Billy Graham once wisely observed. In the same way that a checkbook reveals Joe Schmo Christian’s true priorities, a youth leader’s weekly rundown sheet reveals his or her true ministry priorities. But before you take a hard look […]
Keeping a pulse on the success and health of your ministry is important. But sometimes the fruit is less than you’d hoped and prayed for. This happens to all ministries big or small. You implement a discipleship strategy and come up with evangelistic goals, yet the ministry doesn’t achieve what you set out for. This […]