Is Your Church Christian or Christianish? Another fantastic article from Tim Challies. Youth Groups suffer from some of the same “Christianish” ailments. As you read, ask yourself what kind of group you have!
Tim Challies has created a short 5 minute video on the subject of sports and hobbies in the Christian life. With the change of weather becoming more real each day, perhaps you want to sit down with your students and have a discussion of where sports fit in their lives and how they can prioritize […]
Little Words That Make All the Difference Tim Challies posted this as a general advice to all Christians, but it is especially important to youth pastors and directors. Youth will likely ask you many questions, and the responses that Challies discusses in his post are very helpful to have on hand.
3 Ways to Pass on Faith to the Next Generation Here is a quick run through of one of Tim Keller’s earlier works. Written in article form, it is very helpful in strategizing ways to really impact your students for the long haul.
With one STS Conference already completed, we are very excited as we look forward to our second conference over the next few days! Below are three of the speakers joining us this January, and we hope you will take a quick look at these sermons to become familiar with these outstanding gentlemen! – Ed […]
READY. SET. REST. This article comes from a unique perspective, and we are very pleased to brag on a Strength to Stand Intern- Caleb Jones! As ministers we must be careful to rest and ask the Lord to refill us. Many of you are in the process of calendar planning, and so we challenge you […]
Why Girls Need Camp Ed Stetzer added this really cool article to his blog The Exchange, and we want to share it with you! Ed represents the view point of a father to preteen and teenage daughters who benefit greatly from the Christian Camp experience.
How has God tested you lately? Many of us can grow frustrated with the One we call Teacher, even though as Navine Richie points out, testing is a vital part of learning. It can show us areas where we need to improve- and is not designed to lead us into false knowledge or deny what […]
Hey there, youth pastors! We really appreciate you and all that you do, but now is a chance for you to appreciate those who partner with you in ministry. We are accepting applications for volunteers at our December and January Conferences, and we would love for you to pass along the link below to your […]
Our team is getting ready for Barnfest this weekend in Jackson, TN. More than anything, we have noticed that the prayer support going into this event is strong- and we are being shown so many glimpses of how God is answering those prayers. Below are some blogs that speak to the how and why praying […]