Team Building for Mission Trips

Successful mission trips require preparation. Proper preparation builds and unifies teams, roots them in Scripture, equips them for cross-cultural ministry, and focuses them on Christ. Regardless of what type o...

The Power of a Multi-Year Curriculum

For youth workers who love teaching and want to be more effective, a quality multi-year curriculum is the most powerful and best-kept secret in youth work. Discover it, create it, live it and enjoy it for years to come.

Splash Down

Tools: None (As the leader, you may want to prepare some questions in advance.) Season/Theme: Summer/Swimming Pool Games The Game: Have the group members stand on the edge with their heels just barely on th...

6 Crucial Elements of Event Communication

I visited a church recently that was promoting a women’s conference. There were posters hanging in the lobby, where there was also a special table where you could register for the conference. They had put was...

Planning Your Next Youth Retreat

Youth worker job descriptions include very little of the actual job requirements. They leave out the endless meetings, one-on-ones, clean-up duty, parent interactions, and about a hundred other details that mak...