Serve

It’s no secret that there is so much negativity going on in the world around us. Between the horrible news reports, craziness in politics and the uncertainty of the future, it can sometimes make us feel a lit...

Busy Is Not Necessarily Better

Are you overcommitted? Are you constantly running from one thing to the next, not sure when your next chance to sit down will come? Are you reading this on your third cup of coffee or red bull or whatever you s...

Press On

Have you ever been at the gym, running on the treadmill or maybe over in the weights section and reached that place in your workout where everything inside you is saying, ”Stop What You Are Doing To Me!” Mi...

3 Ways to Get Students Into Church

Can the teenagers in your church tell you what the inside of the sanctuary looks like when there isn’t a dodge ball game going on? Do they know what to do when the offering plate is passed their way? When...

My Favorite Youth Ministry Books

Some of the best resources I’ve found for curriculum, for understanding myself, and for better understanding my youth and their families. Hint: They’re usually not explicitly Christian.

Dear Youth Worker

Dear Youth Worker, I wanted to take a moment to say, “You are doing a great job.” My daughter loves coming to your group and she has friends there. I love that she loves to come to church. I truly apprec...