One of the most powerful moments of the January 2017 Strength to Stand Conference was the prayer by Alex Himaya at the conclusion of his message to students.
Below are a few podcasts that speak directly to the struggles of ministry burnout, and how to take preventative measures so that your calling doesn’t fall into self-harm. Preventing Ministry Burnout: For The Church The first podcast is about 8 minutes. For The Church has put out a few really great shorts with interviews and […]
The arrival of summer can mean many things for a youth group. On one hand, there is plenty of extra time outside of school for the kids to get together or for your group to organize some stellar service projects. However, summer also brings mixed attendance due to family vacations, sport camps, etc. It can […]
What is the appropriate response to a youth who has been, or is currently being abused? Are there ways in which you can equip your students to identify neglect among their peers, and give them courage to step in and serve? Below are a few resources to help counsel and identify the effects of abuse […]
Addiction manifests itself in many ways. Drugs, pornography, and even technology are common items that anchor addiction in so many of the youth you will come into contact with. Ultimately, overcoming addiction is finding a way to remove dependence on these things and back on to God. Here are some helpful articles for when you […]
If you haven’t yet encountered a student with depression, you will. The overwhelming odds are that you will also have to counsel students or their families in the aftermath of a suicide as well. We offer up a few resources to help you navigate the Biblical approach to those in the midst of depression or […]
Included below are some basic resources for youth leaders that are less versed on counseling and mental health. Hopefully these will get you thinking about the necessity and importance of Bible-based counseling for your students. YouthMinistry.com: Ground Rules for Counseling Students Counseling One Another: How do I Find a Biblical Counselor in My Area? Biblical Counseling Coalition: Biblical […]
2017 STS Tour Promotional Graphics
Graphics to help promote your Tour stop!