What can you do when your students are being disruptive? In this post, I share seven classroom management techniques that will help youth pastors keep things on the right track.
If you’ve adopted the strategy of going to small groups immediately after your large group program, then these ideas will help you make that transition as seamless as possible…
As a youth pastor, you’re always having to come up with creative ideas for your next program, sermon, game, event, or activity. In this video, I share 4 ways to tap into your creativity (even if you think you’re not very creative). Suggested Resource
In this post, I explain specific things I’m learning about how Zoom works and what adjustments to make that you (or your volunteers) might find helpful.
Why not reach out to Christian influencers on social media and ask if they would be willing to show up for your Zoom group or pre-record a short, inspirational message for your students? What’s the worst that could happen?
Now that our first meeting in the Zoom Room is in the books, I wanted to share a few things that helped it go as well as it did. Here’s 7 quick tips that I think will help you in your ministry.
With puberty, middle school students start to develop a new ability to think abstractly. They begin to question their childhood beliefs. In this post, I share an easy way to help them work through those questions and doubts.
The early Christian movement spread because the first Christians didn’t close themselves off from non-Christians. Perhaps that might also be the key to growing your youth group in today’s post-Christian culture.
New students won’t show up to your ministry if they don’t know about your ministry. That’s why buzz matters. In this post, I share three ways to build buzz and get people talking about your ministry.
In the wake of recent Christian deconversion stories, I felt compelled to post this open letter that I included in my book, Varsity Faith. It’s a plea for practical theology to make its way into youth ministry.