10 Commandments for Thriving in Youth Ministry [Freebie Friday]

There is no formula for a thriving youth ministry, but this ebook may be as close as it gets. It’s packed with practical advice.

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Teenagers don’t belong in youth group

A topic for discussion: Teenagers belong in the church, not in a youth group with a “holding tank” mentality.

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When parents don’t have a clue

Most parents think their teenager is doing fine, but are really clueless about what’s really going on in their lives and who their friends are.

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How to break down division in the youth group [podcast]

We discuss a youth group that is divided and how to break down the barriers to unity, as well as many other youth ministry questions.

listen Listen Time: 69 Minutes

Keeping marriage strong throughout ministry [podcast]

We discuss marriage and ministry and how to keep our relationship with our spouse strong through the pressures and expectations ministry brings.

listen Listen Time: 63 Minutes

I’m launching today!

A new site dedicated to marriage, parenting and life as a ministry family.

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Free testimony worksheet [Freebie Friday]

This worksheet helps students prepare their testimony to share with friends or someone while witnessing.

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My search for a youth ministry position and our future

I spent a lot of time praying, reading, and asking the Lord to provide direction for whatever is next in our future and ministry.

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Putting your senior pastor in his place (part 3)

What is the senior pastor’s role in a youth ministry and how do they best support their youth pastor?

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Can a graduated student leader still serve?

Is it okay for a student leader to graduate from high school and return to youth group to serve as an adult youth leader?

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