Tag Archive for youth ministry resources

Flashback: Christians Struggled With...

on October 8, 2020 by

Barna

Free Online 1776 Curriculum That Rejects...

on September 17, 2020 by

African Americans, past and present, who have prospered by embracing America’s founding ideals of free enterprise, family, hard work, entrepreneurship, and faith

Book: Youth Ministry In This Season of...

on September 15, 2020 by

By Mark Oestreicher

Movie: SOUND OF FREEDOM..To End...

on September 4, 2020 by

A true story of a man who risks everything to bring hope to the most hidden corners of our world

Movie: “SOUND OF FREEDOM”

on September 4, 2020 by

Movie: SOUND OF FREEDOM

By Sean Wolfington: (A friend of mine who has one of the biggest hearts for kids.)

Our new film, SOUND…

The Transgender Craze Seducing Our...

on September 3, 2020 by

Book: Irreversible Damage

Professional Youth Ministry...

on August 24, 2020 by

Only 1 in 4 Youth Ministers have formal training.

The “Sex + Christian Parents”...

on August 23, 2020 by

Biblical media discernment, how to pay attention to the narratives found in the stories of our culture

Free Family Devotions

on August 23, 2020 by

CPYU

Youthmin Leadership Book: Canoeing The...

on August 15, 2020 by

Explorers Lewis and Clark had to adapt. If you’re going to scale the mountains of ministry, you need to leave behind canoes…

The War On History: To Rewrite America&...

on July 31, 2020 by

They are bent on taking America down and replacing our free society with a socialist utopia

Gospel-Centered Sexuality Summit!

on June 10, 2020 by

Sign up and enjoy unlimited access to all 18 Free interviews

YS: Middle School Bundle

on May 12, 2020 by

Ever wonder who those strange preteens are and how to best reach them? Get the inside scoop

Family Driving Prayer…..Free...

on May 12, 2020 by

Invite your families to load up in the car and pray for their community

Table Talk Devotion For Teen Athletes

on May 11, 2020 by

Hebrews 12:1-3 offers some great encouragement as you are going through this SHIFT during your sporting season

No Safe Spaces Documentary

on May 8, 2020 by

Trying to understand what is happening in America on college and school campus today and what free speech in this country

Youth Ministry Institute launches Online...

on May 6, 2020 by

Learn at your own pace.

The Orange Conference ’20 Recap

on May 5, 2020 by

Your volunteers are constantly asking, “IS IT WORTH IT?” Create a culture where volunteers shout out “YES!”

Every Generation Needs A New Revolution ...

on May 5, 2020 by

When someone changes their mind it convinces me they are adaptable, honest, vulnerable, and human

ReOpening Children & Family...

on May 4, 2020 by

now is the time to determine what values and processes will remain consistent, what innovative strategies you’ve

A Discussion On Reopening The Church

on May 4, 2020 by

During today’s discussion with highly esteemed church leaders, we discussed the path to moving forward after COVID-19

Book: God, Marriage, And Family

on May 3, 2020 by

God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation

Understanding Teenage Brains With Mark...

on April 29, 2020 by

Have you ever looked at one of your students and thought, “What were you thinking?” Well, thanks to new discoveries

Want Your Kids To Stay Christian?

on April 27, 2020 by

Double Down on Home Discipleship

At Home Discipleship…Parents Make...

on April 27, 2020 by

Parents, remember that God has called you to be the primary nurturing influence your child’s life

Family Dinner Time Devotions

on April 27, 2020 by

Helping parents nurturing the faith of their children

Free Guide On Religious Freedom

on April 26, 2020 by

In the last decade, attacks on religious freedom have intensified, and religious Americans are feeling the effects

Download The Curriculum And Digital...

on April 26, 2020 by

Orange students: some ideas to reach students and parents—even without an in-person gathering

Book: Generation Z Unfiltered

on April 26, 2020 by

Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population

Book Belonging: Reconnecting The...

on April 20, 2020 by

The presence of just one adult relationship cuts severe isolation, raises trust levels, and results in more confidence.

Free Family TableTalk Conversations

on April 18, 2020 by

What a great opportunity to reset family values and focus on Christ together at the dinner table

FREE YOUTH MINISTRY RESOURCES FOR COVID...

on April 18, 2020 by

Recent events related to COVID-19 have led to dramatic changes for many churches and youth groups

Youth Work In The UK

on April 17, 2020 by

A great resource and research based information on youth work in the UK

FREE Youth Ministry Resources During...

on April 14, 2020 by

DYM: Ideas and resources from youth pastors!

Billy Graham Library Offers Virtual...

on April 14, 2020 by

Recipes from Ruth Bell Graham, videos, inspirational graphics, and fun family activities are available

Book: Practical Wisdom For Starting Up...

on April 14, 2020 by

Practical Wisdom for Youth Ministry addresses many pressing issues for youth ministers with straightforward steps

Book: You Found Me. Reaching The...

on April 14, 2020 by

The unchurched are still remarkably open to faith conversations and the church

Kids Book: 20 Epic illustrated Stories...

on April 13, 2020 by

Nothing can replace the Bible, so we set out to create a beautifully illustrated children’s book that brings life

Having Faith Conversations With Your...

on April 11, 2020 by

It’s such a crazy time for all of us. Families are feeling the stress and yet, for many of us, we have…

2 Ways To Go LIVE On YouTube For Your...

on April 9, 2020 by

YM-Sidekick

How Porn Effects Your Brain, Your...

on April 8, 2020 by

Porn will wreck the arousal process in your brain and end up wrecking your sex life in marriage

Dating: Don’t Waste Your Time

on April 4, 2020 by

Why does the world of dating seem so complicated? It starts with this basic question: what is the purpose of dating? The answer…

Don’t Do Youth Ministry Alone…...

on April 3, 2020 by

You might want someone to bounce ideas off of; or maybe you need help with a staff issue

Family Corona Quarantine Faith Formation...

on April 3, 2020 by

A teaching tool to build your children in Christ

FREE: Surprised By Suffering. Teaching...

on April 2, 2020 by

In times of suffering the integrity of God’s goodness presses upon our minds. Faith engages in a wrestling match with our emotions…

BEST Podcasts I’ve Listen To This Week...

on April 1, 2020 by

Tommy Nixon, CEO of Urban Youth Workers Institute, talks about 3 keys to developing greater spiritual resilience

Creating Digital Experiences In Youth...

on March 30, 2020 by

Digital ministry has come to the forefront of practice and experience.

Coronavirus And The Church. A Helpful...

on March 27, 2020 by

Churches and ministry leaders as they prepare for and respond to Coronavirus in their congregations and communities

Church Get Ready Now! From European...

on March 27, 2020 by

We talked to pastors from Spain and Italy about their experience, which might be the North American experience in just a few…

Free Mobile Games 4Youth Groups

on March 27, 2020 by

This free five-pack of mobile games to play with your group on Instagram, Zoom, Google Hangouts, and other platforms

How Can We Create An Economy That Serves...

on March 26, 2020 by

To build an economy to lift fellow human beings out of poverty might just be through free-market capitalism

How To Play Games On Zoom With Your...

on March 26, 2020 by

Most student pastors are scrambling right now to try and come up with some ways to play games on Zoom

How To Use Zoom And Sidekick For Youth...

on March 25, 2020 by

Anthony Taylor put together two AWESOME videos on how to use Sidekick and Zoom for your online youth ministry!

Reevaluating Our 1st Online Youth...

on March 25, 2020 by

I wanted to write a blog post immediately following the first service. what went well and what we can work on

Daily Engagement Strategy While...

on March 25, 2020 by

Like you, we have pivoted to online only for our youth services and small groups. With students being home and not in…

Education Resources For Schools And...

on March 24, 2020 by

School models, curricula, essays, research, and products that emphasize moral education, civics, character development, and classical content

How To Disciple Your Students During...

on March 23, 2020 by

Free virtual small group and social media lessons and discussion starting questions

Spiritually Preparing Teens For College

on March 21, 2020 by

How to help teens for Christ in college podcast on The book a different college experience.

The Bible Story In 72 Short Videos

on March 18, 2020 by

The first step in knowing the whole Bible is knowing what each book is and how it connects to the overall story

Barna: Guiding Children

on March 13, 2020 by

To better understand the dynamics shaping childhood faith formation today

Book: Youth Empowered

on March 12, 2020 by

Does our church have a system and strategy that successfully launches our students into Christian adulthood?

NEW SERMON SERIES: Teach Identity Crisis

on March 9, 2020 by

Help  your students understand where they come from, who they are, how they can be themselves in Christ, and fully embrace their…

40 Days Of Lent Self-Care Tips For...

on February 27, 2020 by

Self care during, in order to renew, recharge and be ready for the challenges of youthwork in the year ahead

Book: Youth Ministry Nuts And Bolts,...

on February 27, 2020 by

Organizing, Leading, and Managing Your Youth Ministry

Lent Bible Readings

on February 26, 2020 by

Lent – a time for reflection, repentance, and renewal – when Christians are invited to prepare themselves spiritually for the celebration of…

Your First 90 Days in a New Youth...

on February 24, 2020 by

A Simple Plan for Starting Right

My First Two Years In Youth Ministry

on February 24, 2020 by

The most comprehensive companion to not only surviving, but also thriving, during the most crucial phase of youth ministry

New Vision 2020: My Youth Ministry...

on February 24, 2020 by
  • 2020 Calendar, Monthly To Do Sheets, Questions you should be asking at certain times of the year, Leadership Evaluation Worksheets, Equipping Articles

Book: Generation Z Unfiltered

on February 21, 2020 by

Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population

Book: The Decadent Society

on February 21, 2020 by

What happens when a rich and powerful society ceases advancing

5 Trends Defining Americans’...

on February 20, 2020 by

“Church hopping”—is becoming a common feature of churchgoing.

13-Year-Olds Smart Phones And...

on February 17, 2020 by

And by the way, it’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when

The Lost Art Of Catechesis

on January 31, 2020 by

Unlike modern renderings of catechisms, this addresses areas of concern for the church today as she navigates life in the modern world

Parenting Book: Shepherding A Child&...

on January 16, 2020 by

It give fresh biblical approaches to child rearing

Parenting Book: Age Of Opportunity

on January 16, 2020 by

A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens

Book: Spiritual Parenting

on January 16, 2020 by

An Awakening for Today’s Families

First-Century Youth Ministry

on January 11, 2020 by

Exploring Our Jewish Roots to Reclaim Discipleship

Viva! Called

on January 11, 2020 by

Helping students’ find their calling in life should be an essential role of any healthy youth ministry

Book: How Advertising Changes The Way We...

on December 29, 2019 by

We can never be satisfied, because the products we love cannot love us back

Book: Girls Fighting The Addictive Power...

on December 29, 2019 by

Revealing what advertisers know about human nature and how they exploit it to make a profit

Book: Meeting Jesus: The ‘I AM’...

on December 22, 2019 by

R.C. Sproul looks at seven sayings of Jesus recorded in the Gospel of John which reveal his true identity and teach us…

Campus Ministry: Public School Teachers...

on December 21, 2019 by

How do I live out my faith legally? Does my union
represent my values?

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media &...

on December 18, 2019 by

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Orange Small Group Leader Resource...

on December 12, 2019 by

If you want this new year to be an opportunity to intentionally recharge and redirect you and your leaders, here are two…

The 2019 Youth Ministry Salary Survey

on December 10, 2019 by

According to a Gallup survey, only half of Americans are now church members

Confronting The Epidemic Of Stress And...

on December 9, 2019 by

31 percent of adolescent girls and young women struggle with symptoms of anxiety, experiencing edginess, fatigue

Doing Life With Your Adult Children

on December 8, 2019 by

You know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated

How Adult Gen Zers Tend To Understand...

on November 19, 2019 by

10 Insights help explain how adult Gen Zers tend to understand the world

Preaching On Controversial Topics?

on November 19, 2019 by

Preaching on Controversial Topics Half of Pastors Worry They’ll Offend Someone if They Preach on Controversial Topics

Top 5 Youth Ministry Books From The...

on November 18, 2019 by

Each of these books has helped me think through key issues related to church ministry and today’s culture

Book: A Biblical Theology Of Youth...

on November 8, 2019 by

Excellent book … those of us who think theologically about youth ministry, and the role of youth pastor, have been waiting for.

10% Of Christian Twentysomethings Have...

on October 14, 2019 by

There are four kinds of twentysomething “exiles” making their way in our current day and age

Book: Mentorship And Marketplace

on October 4, 2019 by

A New Direction for Youth Ministry

Social media influencing young boys&...

on October 3, 2019 by

Book:  boy‘s body  Sport health and physical activity

eBook: 9 Ways Socialism Will Morally...

on September 28, 2019 by

Socialism opposes the American Dream, Who suffers the most under socialism, How socialism creates dependence instead of freedom

The Youth Pastor Compensation Survey...

on September 27, 2019 by

One way you can help out your brothers and sisters is by sharing this survey to your network and on other social…

Create Intentional Moments For Your...

on August 7, 2019 by

Back to School Plan

“Navigating LGBTQ Issues”

on August 4, 2019 by

…they bring Gospel-centered sense to the head-spinning conversations and debates regarding sexuality and gender

Youth Ministry Summer Reading List

on July 26, 2019 by

As a result of years of research and writing, there are so many great books available that allow us to be mentored…

Gay Girl, Good God

on July 11, 2019 by

The story of who I was  and who God has always been