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
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?
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.
Before you ask your students to invite all of their friends, get your place in order and create an environment where students who show up for the first time will want to come back a second time.
You think your students are growing spiritually. But are they really? After a brief rant, I share a free tool that will help you know what’s really going on with the students in your youth ministry.
Evernote has a lot of capabilities, but in this post, I want to focus on how to set it up to keep things straight from week to week.
Stop settling for being a smaller, more generic version of bigger ministries in your town. Create your own version instead. Here’s how…
If you start well, you can keep attention and engagement throughout the whole program. If you don’t, you’ll be driving home feeling frustrated and wondering what went wrong. Here’s how to get it right…
Are you attracting a crowd, growing the community, and developing the core in your ministry? If your ministry is missing the mark in any of those areas, it’s time to rethink your strategy. Here’s how you’ll know…
How you start your large group program determines whether or not your students will be engaged and attentive when you start your message. This post tells you exactly how to master the “Art of the Start.”