The 6 Phases of Planning a 12 to 18 month Calendar
A new type of youth ministry conference combining TED talks with workshops where participants can dive deeply
Here is a quick look at some of the things that you should consider as you get ready to start your fall…
By embracing flexibility in your youth ministry’s format you prevent frustration and allow room for growth
I think it means two things…
So, how do you really do campus ministry effectively? Where do you start?
By Walt Mueller
Casey is 17 years old and a member of a Vision 2 Hear WAVE Team. The Youth Culture Report is a ministry…
Trevor: from The Youth Culture Report
By Leneita Fix
George Lockhart of The Youth Culture Report
Youth Ministry Veteran Tip: Turn Questions into Content
Unhappy volunteers is part of leading and it’s inevitable. Here’s a few ideas
A real world perspective on getting your seniors ready for keeping their faith and making good decisions in college
Oftentimes, it can be difficult to keep growing as leader. Here are a few quick easy ideas
Just in case you need some extra help…
kids watching 25 hours of TV in a single week Vs 25 hours of Bible teaching from church in an entire year?…
Over half of the theme club ideas below have links to detailed club plans
Now is the time to think and act strategically to take advantage of the opportunity that is in front of you..the school…
Tic Long shares thoughts on how to lead well and what difference Christ makes in us as leaders
What boundaries do you establish for yourself and your youth leaders on social media?
It is easy to say I am confident in God when times are easy and the waters of life are calm. But…
We can be so connected to others through media and technology and yet seeing or hearing God seems so foreign?
If you really want to connect with God you are going to have to do some FACETIME. Looking God square in the…
How Do I Know What Is Report Worthy? What To Do When A Child Reports Abuse.What Do You Do After Abuse Is…
God is not obligated to grant them their wishes, but he is always for them, even in their season of disappointment
We need to do less of what doesn’t matter and more of what does
“Don’t text and drive until you’ve learned how to juggle straight razors nude.”
Embedded Faith discusses areas where young adults are engaging and disengaging with church life
by Josh Griffin
Articles that hit on some of the fundamentals of student ministry
When teenagers are valued, they bring life to nearly every sector of society, including the church
It’s been more than a decade since I ran away from home and I’m finding it again, in the Church. I love…
Two questions to help teens ask alongside scripture: Who am I?+Who is God?
The Reformed Church has failed to teach its members the implications of covenant theology for their children
Hannah has always wanted to change the world–and she thought she’d have to wait until she grew up to do it
However, there does seem to be a tendency with the home school/family worship/children in worship emphasis that can turn this good…
Are violent video games as bad as they seem in the media?
How can parents get their kids to stop playing games so much and do something more “social?”
Consider leveraging Instagram in your student ministry
Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids
Parents need to be aware of what their teens are doing online and here are few simple steps
The Freedom From Religion Foundation has struck a deal with the IRS
By Ron Powell
by Mike Liebler
If a father does not go to church, no matter how faithful his wife’s devotions, only one child in 50 will become…
Trials and tribulation will come. The question is will I overcome or be overcome by them? Will I be strengthened or defeated…
by Scotty Smith
Paul’s Mars Hill Experience for Our Pluralistic World
Share them with your team and your students’ parents
If a father does not go to church, no matter wife’s devotions, only 1 child in 50 will become a regular worshipper
Any given night, 200 kids are in a situation of homelessness. Center to open for homeless teenagers and runaways in Grand Rapids
What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church?
by Josh Evans
The Scary Truth and Why It’s Dangerous
These are things I’ve learned by self-reflecting, seen in others, or have been advised by mentors
Promising amazing sex in exchange for purity doesn’t serve anyone…
We must allow and call youth into Christian adulthood and ease their fears of a boring life
This film could replace Remember the Titans as the primary sports film for youth ministry
Ministry Resource Site for the upcoming film, “Dolphin Tale” Free Videos, Sermon Outlines and Images
by Justin Knowles
In a world where this kind of sexually charged entertainment is rapidly becoming the choice diet of mainstream audiences…
The “JH Uth Guy”
5 lies that girls believe about themselves
A Creative Dad Just Made Water Balloon Fights Way More Efficient
So should all of this discourage us? Not at all…
by Jim Liebelt
longitudinal data on more than 3,000 twins
Setting the spiritual foundation for children
…reasons that children will walk away from church without a Biblical foundation for their faith
YouthWorks: by Sam Townsend
How to Do an Evangelistic Car Wash
After 33 years in youth ministry, there are a few things i’m seeing about survival and thriving as a veteran
Adam McLane: Take the time to examine your life and separate “be careful” from…
18 presenters delivering laser-focused TED-style talks…who leave you thirsty for more
by Christopher Wesley
It had me thinking about what in our daily lives do we sacrifice to fit the needs of our problems?
We didn’t go to evangelize or proselyte per se. We went to serve. We went to help someone in need
Art Bamford series
The Youth Culture Report is one of the best sources of trend spotting on the Internet. It’s a daily source of content for me
The Youth Culture Report is an invaluable resource for any one who works with students. I highly recommend the site.
This is an app every student pastor needs to have on their iPhone.
I use it all the time!
My number one resource for youth culture.
Here’s a great youth ministry and preaching resource.
The Youth Culture Report is a collection of links to news stories youth workers should be aware of.