Tag Archive for youth ministry resources

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

How To Lead A Mission Trip Parent...

on June 17, 2019 by

The mission trip parent meeting can be one of the most dangerous meetings for a youth worker to lead

How To Face The Pressure Points Of...

on June 11, 2019 by

I wish I had read this book before I went to college, and would encourage any incoming college students to read it

Book: Helping Students Follow Christ In...

on June 8, 2019 by

A great  Gospel centered book for youth workers parents and students heading to college

The Next Step In Growing A Healthy Youth...

on June 5, 2019 by

When you invite students to be co-creators of their own ministry, it boosts their ownership of and commitment to what you are…

Book: Negotiating Your Stepfamily And...

on April 21, 2019 by

In the book , ‘Doing Life With Your Adult Children: Keep Your Mouth Shut and The Welcome Mat Out’, I spend an…

Resource: Mentoring Graduating Students

on April 19, 2019 by

How we can help graduating students transition to the next area of life

DYM: Parent Tips Podcast Hosted By...

on April 18, 2019 by

FREE podcasts about youth ministry, youth culture… and now they have me tackling parenting!

Book: The Guy’s Guide to FOUR BATTLES

on April 18, 2019 by

Every Young Man Must Face!…

Connecting with your child

on April 11, 2019 by

The BEST model for life-changing conversation so you, the caring adult, can connect to the heart of your child

Book: A Visual Theology Guide To The...

on April 8, 2019 by

Seeing and Knowing God’s Word

Book: A Different College Experience

on April 8, 2019 by

The gospel redeems the college experience. It tells us there is another way

Book: Within Reach

on April 8, 2019 by

The power of small changes in keeping students connected

How To Detect Hidden Cameras

on April 6, 2019 by

You might need this if your youth ministry rents out an Airbnb

Detect Hidden Surveillance Cameras With...

on April 6, 2019 by

You might need this if your youth ministry rents out an Airbnb

THE BEST APOLOGETICS RESOURCES FOR...

on March 27, 2019 by

Sean McDowell

Book: So The Next Generation Will Know

on March 23, 2019 by

Preparing Young Christians in a Challenging World

Easy Spiritual Assessment Tools For Your...

on March 21, 2019 by

A realistic insight into how your youth view their faith

Book: Overrated

on March 21, 2019 by

Are We More in Love with the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World?

The StudentMinistry Podcast: YouthPastor...

on March 11, 2019 by

Amazing resource for youth pastors regarding compensation,  raise, taxes, housing allowance, and other pieces of the financial side of ministry.

Book Review: On Preaching

on March 10, 2019 by

On Preaching — Personal & Pastoral Insights for the Preparation & Practice of Preaching

Book: Mentoring The Next Generation

on March 7, 2019 by

Provides a real-world and pro-active strategy to practically connect the generations in your church

How To Help Your Family Grow Together...

on March 6, 2019 by

Guest Post By Kara Powell And Steve Argue

Growing With: A Book Review

on March 6, 2019 by

A Remarkable Parenting Resource

UK Book: Decades Of Cuts: The..Dismantle...

on March 5, 2019 by

Decades of cuts: the policies that dismantle youth work – a new book by Bernard Davies

Flashback: How Serving Changes Kids

on March 1, 2019 by

What’s the number one priority our parents list?

Screen Time For Kids?

on February 27, 2019 by

If I can go back and do it all over I would do this

Books: The Parent And Family Ministry...

on February 25, 2019 by

Here’s a list of some of our favorite books for church leaders that are building a family ministry in their church.

Evangelism: Conversation Kit

on February 18, 2019 by

Conversation Kits help parents and caring adults talk with their teens about important topics

4 Views On Talking To Teenagers About...

on February 16, 2019 by

It reflects the thoughts, experiences, and practical advice of four in-the-trenches youth workers, who have spent years having these conversations

Book: Meet Generation Z

on February 5, 2019 by

Understanding and Reaching the New Post-Christian World

Going Deeper….

on February 4, 2019 by

“If you know me, you know I…. but if you reallyknew me, you’d know…”I gave them an example

The Source For Youthministry And Parents...

on February 4, 2019 by

We’ve amped up the amount of new content we’re adding to each site! Mobile friendly and easier to navigate

Book: Growing With

on January 31, 2019 by

Access a wealth of tools to help you nurture faith and family relationships when you preorder Growing With

Podcast For Parents: Mom, Dad, What’s...

on January 25, 2019 by

Parents who want to give their kids a healthy view of sex centered on the gospel of Jesus Christ

Book Review: Mom, Dad, What’s Sex? Mom...

on January 25, 2019 by

Giving Your Kids a Gospel-Centered View of Sex and Our Culture is a treasure

EIGHTH GRADE’ Film Discussion Guide

on January 20, 2019 by

Cpyu

“EIGHTH GRADE” FILM

on January 20, 2019 by

“EIGHTH GRADE” FILM: A YOUTHWORKER ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

2019 Youth Pastor Compensation Report

on January 17, 2019 by

This is the second year that Dan has published the results of his massive, online survey of youth worker compensation

 

Join The Tech-Wise Family Challenge

on January 8, 2019 by

So over the 21 days of The Tech-Wise Family Challenge, we’ll all get to do some