Understanding And Praying For The Flock

Here are two resources that target both the issues facing your congregation and how you can go about praying for the work of the Holy Spirit in them. The first is a blog post: The Trap of Young Adulthood –  For the Church. In this article Cole Deike compares young Christians to raccoons in traps- so […]

Discussing Tragedy with Students

Responses to the Las Vegas Massacre and Other Heartbreaking Events

Students will undoubtedly have questions following national and international tragedies, such as the massacre that occurred this week. Christians are not immune, and in fact should be more susceptible, to the heartbreak that occurs immediately following these events. As you allow discussion within your youth group, we offer up these articles so that you might […]

Strengthening Faith in Small Groups

Why Does Your Small Group Meet? –  Desiring God As you settle into the school schedules with your youth, take this post from Steve Fuller at Desiring God into account when offering counsel to your students. This post is intended for small groups, but I think it has some really good things to say about […]

Expecting Volunteers

3 things to remember when recruiting volunteers for your ministry   YouthMin.org gives you ways to expect and prepare for those God has called to help you in your ministry- Preparation is indeed the first step towards increasing your volunteer pool, and as you read over, think about some of the ways that you pour […]