In the new normal, ministries that were accustomed to operating like cruise ships, offering everything to everyone, will have to shift. In this post, I share 5 steps to help you do that.
You don’t want to waste your time delivering sermons that don’t stick with your students. In this post, I share four practical ways to keep their interest and reboot their attention while your preaching.
I don’t want you to leave too early. But I also don’t want you to stay too long. Sometimes it’s a thin line between the two. In this post, I share five signs that it’s time to go.
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
Some youth pastors are hardly working while others are working really hard. No matter which side of the spectrum you’re on, this post has something for you…
As youth pastors, we want to point students toward Jesus. But sometimes our own families feel left out. It’s a cycle that’s hard to break. In this post, I share 3 tips from Andy Stanley that can help restore balance in your life…
If you’re a youth pastor, you want to create an awesome space for students to meet. Here, I share practical tips for how you fix the most common problems that I see with youth rooms…
When you deliver your message, you have to bend the application of it to meet students where they’re at. This post features a video in which I explain three ways to do exactly that.
Youth culture has distinctive elements that differ so much from adult culture that youth ministry fits the description of missionary work. This post examines lessons learned from successful missionaries and applies them to youth ministry.
We can always learn from successful people and teams. When I finished watching The Last Dance, I thought about what I’d seen and then wrote down these valuable lessons for youth pastors.