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Youth Ministry Is Messy. But It’s Worth It.

on April 17, 2014 by

What I have learned over the years is what we all have learned at some point: youth ministry is messy

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5 reasons to take the summer off

on April 17, 2014 by

by Jen Bradbury

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What Happens when Parents and Kids see Youth Group as Simply an Elective?

on April 17, 2014 by

by Benjamin Kerns

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13 Things “Big Church” Must Learn from Youth Ministry

on April 16, 2014 by

Mel Walker

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Lent Questions Day 37

on April 16, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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You Got Into Youth Ministry Because God Called You To It

on April 15, 2014 by

When people doubt you, when you doubt yourself, remember that you got into this because God called you to it

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Lent Questions Day 36

on April 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 35

on April 14, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Parenting Is Hard!

on April 14, 2014 by

Bonding or Boundaries

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Shy, Teased, Isolated…Teen Killer?

on April 14, 2014 by

“They just said things. They’d ride him and ride him, and today was the day that he snapped.”

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5 Strategies to Help Fight Your Pre-Youth-Group Funk

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by Jeremy Zach

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Flashback: How To Handle Criticism In Youth Ministry

on April 14, 2014 by

by Josh Evans

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6 Reasons Millennial Christians Will Change Everything

on April 14, 2014 by

It may look bleak, but here’s why you can be upbeat about this generation

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Youth Ministry Easter Lessons, Devotionals, and Videos

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Effectively Reaching Teens With Your Message

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by Rachel Blom

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Flashback: Involving Parents in Faith Formation

on April 13, 2014 by

Part 1

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Flashback: Involving Parents in Faith Formation

on April 13, 2014 by

Part 2

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Flashback: 5 Reasons Parents in Your Church Don’t get It

on April 13, 2014 by

In one breath, you tell parents that they are the primary. . .and then you do little to to equip them

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3 Things Good Youth Workers Do

on April 11, 2014 by

by Josh Griffin

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Lent Questions Day 32

on April 11, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Flashback: How Youth Doubt is Different Than We Expected

on April 11, 2014 by

by Andrew Zirschky

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Two Keys To Working With People

on April 11, 2014 by

The Youth Cartel

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How To Capture The Hearts of Spiritually Apathetic Teens

on April 11, 2014 by

…train them to become people who are willing to give up everything to follow Him

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7 Survival Skills Every Kid Needs

on April 10, 2014 by

….and maybe every youth worker needs

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A Happy Teenager Is A Lame Parenting Goal

on April 9, 2014 by

Marko

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Lent Questions Day 31

on April 9, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Creating Innovative Cultures and Idea-Making

on April 9, 2014 by

YS Idea Lab – Charles Lee

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The New Birds and Bees

on April 9, 2014 by

They apply no morality to any of this, beyond the gross immorality of judgement and the intrinsic good of tolerance and autonomy

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Why Our Daughters Are Having Sex

on April 9, 2014 by

The American Girl: Princess to Promiscuous

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Why Our Sons Are Having Sex

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The American Boy: From Superhero to Skirt Chaser

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Extreme Easter Egg Hunt [GUIDE]

on April 8, 2014 by

Easter Bunny armed with a paintball gun + two bodyguards + 25 students collecting 250 Easter Eggs

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Calvary Chapel Pastor Bob Coy Resigns Over ‘moral failing’

on April 7, 2014 by

“The main thing is he’s confessed and he’s into the healing process,”

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Youth Ministry Families and Internet Pornography

on April 7, 2014 by

It’s not uncommon for me to hear addicted clients say, “I was a kid when I accidentally found pornography

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Helping Your Kids Discover Their OWN Faith

on April 7, 2014 by

Parents want their kids to discover their own faith but they don’t want to force faith on them

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Why Teens Compulsively Use Social Media

on April 6, 2014 by

To Hide From Reality

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Why Teens Compulsively Use Social Media

on April 6, 2014 by

To Craft Their Own Identity

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Why Teens Compulsively Use Social Media

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To Live in a Fantasy World of No Consequences

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Marko’s Book List

on April 5, 2014 by

WHAT’S ON MY “TO READ” STACK, AND A RECOMMITMENT TO READ

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Lent Questions Day 27

on April 4, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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What’s The Right Measure Of Youth Ministry Success?

on April 4, 2014 by

…. I could generate excitement, but not urgency.

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Connecting Students to God’s Mission

on April 4, 2014 by

By Ed Stetzer: God is a missionary God

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Engaging Culture in an Age of Hyper-Parenting

on April 4, 2014 by

If we are called to be missional, we must engage cultural contexts, and this requires…

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Young Catholic America: The Faith Lives Of Young Emerging Adults

on April 3, 2014 by

If parents make faith important in kids teen years, they will probably keep the faith in their adult years

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Lent Questions Day 26

on April 3, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Student Ownership Of Ministry (Watch Now)

on April 3, 2014 by

YS Idea Lab- Tim Eldred

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[ALERT] 1000′s of Homeless Teens Attend Youth Group!

on April 3, 2014 by

Part of the adolescent journey is the quest to belong, to fit in…. to feel “at home”

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NOAH Film Discussion Guide

on April 3, 2014 by

An opportunity to engage believers and non-believers in the biblical themes reflected in this film

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Lent Questions Day 25

on April 2, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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The Updated Youth Ministry Burnout Infographic

on April 2, 2014 by

80% of youth workers believe their work contributes to unhealthy diet and exercise habits

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Why Burnout Starts At Age 25 And How To Prevent It

on April 2, 2014 by

Why ministry burnout is destroying young youth workers

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The COMPLETE How And Why Behind Ministry Burnout

on April 2, 2014 by

If you know enough to realize you’re burning out, you already know enough to stop that from happening

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10 Ways You Can Raise The Evangelistic Temperature In Your Youth Ministry

on April 2, 2014 by

Mobilizing teenagers to evangelize their peers can be a challenge

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5 Keys to Preventing Burnout in Youth Ministry

on April 2, 2014 by

Burnout is one of the biggest issues facing Youth Ministry today

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5 Simple Ways To Get Kids Into The Bible

on April 1, 2014 by

Quick tips to help your kids start to explore the Bible and to help its message stick

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Lent Questions Day 24

on April 1, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 23

on March 31, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 22

on March 31, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 21

on March 31, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Youth Group Dropouts

on March 31, 2014 by

Are you emotionally ready for the spring drop off?

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Ministry Under Fire: Responding to Criticism

on March 31, 2014 by

Some people aren’t happy unless they are making someone else unhappy

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Those “Bad” Nights In Youth Ministry (When It All Goes Wrong)

on March 28, 2014 by

You know the times when we come to youth programming, planned, prayed and ready and it all unravels?

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Lent Questions Day 20

on March 27, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Media Photoshop Fails and The Image of God

on March 27, 2014 by

Leneita Fix: Real people are created in the image of our Risen Savior- not on a computer screen

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3 Lies Youth Workers Tell Themselves

on March 27, 2014 by

Josh Griffin: From time to time I’ve caught myself in a terrible lie

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‘Burger King Baby’ Finds—And Forgives—Birth Mom Who Abandoned Her

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“I’m so happy,” Deprill said “I got the hug that I had wanted for the last 27 years. …

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Lent Questions Day 19

on March 26, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Social Media Affecting Teens’ Concepts Of Friendship, Intimacy

on March 26, 2014 by

Teens feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see

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Social Media Makes Teenagers ‘Feel Like Inadequate Star Of Their Own Second-Rate Biopic’

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The rise of social networking sites is putting children at greater risk of bullying and body image

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Easter Invite Bundle

on March 26, 2014 by

The Skit Guys

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Lent Questions Day 18

on March 25, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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In the Aftermath of Teen Suicide, Part 2

on March 25, 2014 by

Working Toward Prevention

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In The Aftermath Of Suicide Part 1

on March 25, 2014 by

Helping Communities Heal

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The Best Conversation Starters For Teenagers

on March 25, 2014 by

Tips that will help you to better communicate with teens

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5 Ways For Making Students Feel Welcome In Your Youth Ministry

on March 24, 2014 by

Total Youth Ministry

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3 Ways To Stop Being An Ineffective Youth Leader

on March 24, 2014 by

Youth Leader: Share the gospel. Share your life. Empower young people to do the same

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Lent Questions Day 17

on March 24, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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8 Practical Ways for Family Ministries to Partner with Parents

on March 24, 2014 by

I think these are some areas that every church could improve as they work with families

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How I’m Handling My High School Group’s Decrease in Numbers

on March 24, 2014 by

you need to start with repentance for your….

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4 Things You Have To Do For Your Leaders

on March 24, 2014 by

by: Christopher Wesley

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“Should I Allow My 13-Year-Old To Use….?

on March 24, 2014 by

Keeping Social Media Safe

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WHAT THE 90′S YOUTH WORKERS DID BETTER THAN WE DO

on March 23, 2014 by

Timbo

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Lent Questions Day 16

on March 22, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 15

on March 21, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 14

on March 20, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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When a Stay-At-Home Mom Needs Hired Help

on March 20, 2014 by

Three kids, no job, and a nanny: Choosing humility instead of doing it all

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Lent Questions Day 13

on March 19, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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The Message A Middle Schooler Probably Hears Most Consistently Is Don’t.

on March 19, 2014 by

I think we owe it to them to give them a break

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The Upside/Downside of Using Parents as Volunteers

on March 19, 2014 by

Rick Lawrence: So I asked our 180-member team of youth ministry advisors for their input…

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The Power of Showing Up

on March 19, 2014 by

Yet maybe our greatest impact occurs when we’re present for kids’ big moments

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Student Ministry Battles

on March 19, 2014 by

Don’t walk through your student ministry battles alone, God built you for community

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Lent Questions Day 12

on March 18, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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How to Build Faith in Kids

on March 17, 2014 by

Recently, I spent a few hours with Chap Clark in a SYMC breakout session and he helped refine

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Spotlight Leader

on March 17, 2014 by

Doug Fields’s suggestion for a new type of leadership

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Lent Questions Day 11

on March 17, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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St. Patrick’s Bad Analogies

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Light-hearted Yet Deep St. Patrick’s Day Lesson

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Lent Questions Day 10, 2014

on March 15, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Lent Questions Day 8, 2014

on March 13, 2014 by

George Lockhart

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Open Letter To A 14 Year-Old Girl

on March 12, 2014 by

Marko

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Dealing With Criticism In Youth Ministry

on March 12, 2014 by

by Josh Griffin

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Judas: How To Avoid A Tragic End

on March 12, 2014 by

George Lockhart