“If God Is ____?” lesson series is a study of who God is. A study of “if” we believe he is “Love”, “Known” and “Real”, “then” what does it mean to us as believers. Students will be challenged to think and ask “higher-order” thinking questions, as they engage in big group questions and small group […]
Five Ticking Time Bombs Are Hidden and Time is Running Out. Which Team Will Find Them A favorite around our ministries for many years. The perfect game for retreats, camps, & lock-ins. A great scenario for your next Nerf Wars Night, as well. A game you will play again and again. Well worth the setup and […]
Social Media Savvy is a hard thing to come by and to balance. Social media over the past decade or so has been a gift and a curse. It has allowed youth workers to have an almost continuous flow of connection into the lives of our students. It has also been a window into […]
Here are Just 10 Youth Ministry Survival Tips, for both Beginners and You Old Veterans too! 10. Never Fall Asleep During a Lock-In/Overnight Event. (do you like your eyebrows?) 9. Eat A Healthy Breakfast Every Morning. (skittles and a 24 oz Monster does not count) 8. If Attacked by a Group of Upset Middle School Girls, Curl […]
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“Make EVERY Week Special In Youth Ministry
Tired of the weekly question from your parents and students, “Is there anything special happening this week?” Now you can answer honestly… “EVERY WEEK IS SPECIAL!!” by actually making every week special, unique and fun. It is not that hard or expensive. Below are all REAL, “in-the-trenches” Youth Ministry Nights I have done or am currently doing! These are […]
FIND A FRIEND, is a silly interactive icebreaker game, that allows people the opportunity to be silly while getting to know each other. Each round gets bigger and sillier in this fun mixer. A great game for the beginning of the year, a big event, or a multi-church retreat. Includes: – A set of JPG […]
What if people acted like they do with church, other places? Could you imagine it? Here are just 10 quick examples: 10. Calling Your Dentist’s Wife at Home and Complaining About How Her Husband Did Your Fillings? 9. Grounding Your Kids from Going to School For 2 Weeks? 8. Spilling Your Drink in the Middle Of […]
What does is it look like to have a Next Level Leadership Team? We all want long-term, invested volunteer leaders in our ministries. We want to build a connected and cohesive team willing to follow us. I have people ask me all the time how I get to a point where I have a waiting list […]
Here is a quick 2-minute resource review of Scott Talley’s book, “Ministry Win” a score card for youth ministry .
Five steps to connect to your parent ministry and mission trips in a positive way as you share thoughts and updates about your summer trip.