Seven Summer Social Media Ideas for Churches Jonathan Howe with Ministry Feeds offers up a great list of ways to connect with your students and parents this summer.
Transitioning Students into Middle School Ministry Wonderful article by Aaron Meservey on strategies to welcome new students and parent into the youth group from the crop of students already in your church’s children ministry.
The Worst Way For A Youth Pastor to Manage Time Chase Snyder gives some great tips on how to not waste your time as a youth pastor, and instead, increase the efficiency of your ministry and the time you spend with those involved in it.
5 Indicators Your Volunteers Are “All In” Justin Knowles, writer for DYM blog, lists some things to look out for in committed volunteers. Aim to see these characteristics in your own volunteers!
Seven Reasons Your Church Members Aren’t Using Your Church Website Looking for a way to better communicate with your congregation? Jonathan Howe identifies several ways to either improve the functionality of your church website or get an effective one started.
They’re Just Not That Into You: Overcoming Teenagers’ Bible-Reading Hurdles Tony Myles presents 3 major hurdles that teenagers face while trying to read the Bible.
4 Ways to Help Teens Keep Their Faith After Graduation Preparing for the future of your students is a present reality. Greg Stier gives 4 ways to pass on a lasting faith to your youth in his Pastor’s.com blog post.
How do you retain students in your student ministry? It has been said that the strategy that you win them by will be the strategy you must continue to implement to keep them coming. Therefore, if it was a show that brought them into the door, the show must continue to get better and better […]
9 Ways To Teach Missions To The Youth In Your Church In his experience as a full time missionary, Mike offers great options for student pastors who want to generate interest among their students. Use one, if not all, of these suggestions and see what God does in your youth group!
Preaching Versus Teaching Barry York gives a valuable assessment of teaching and preaching. By identifying the purpose of both, and understanding their differences, York provides a great resource to help you balance out your lessons so that you are presenting the Gospel as in Acts 5:42.