Category : Programming

Getting Ready for a New Year: Ten Tips for Goal Setting

The start of a new school year is a great time to set some goals for your ministry. These 10 tips can help you get started. Continue reading

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A Feast Fit for a King

A Feast Fit for a King

Serve a feast fit for a king at Thanksgiving. Continue reading

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Betwixt: Learning the Act of Juggling Fun and Ministry

Betwixt: Learning the Act of Juggling Fun and Ministry

How do I balance fun with ministry? What’s that fine line between teaching something important and goofing around? How far do I let my kids get off topic before reeling them in? Continue reading

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Program Assessment: Reinvent…Discard…Stay the Course

You’ve made a long-range plan for your ministry, but a couple years later things aren’t going they way you’d hoped. So what do you do now? Start over? Tweak the original plan? Or just wait things out? Continue reading

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Lent: Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Why we celebrate Lent, and things to do with your group during this time. Continue reading

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Advent: A Time Worth Waiting For

Why we celebrate Advent, and a few things to do with youth during this season of waiting. Continue reading

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What do I need a BRICK for? Five Tips Useful to Youth Ministry

What do I need a BRICK for? Five Tips Useful to Youth Ministry

Our own hope and faith is built on the firm foundation of Christ Jesus our Savior. I use this to carry over to youth ministry. A foundation is huge! And best if its made out of sturdy material…. I choose the BRICK. Instead of a pearl of wisdom…I present a BRICK of wisdom. Continue reading

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Building Local and Global Awareness in Your Group: A How-To

Building Local and Global Awareness in Your Group: A How-To

Practical ways to build awareness of the needs of the world. Continue reading

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On Your Mark, Get Set…Now, Where’s the Starting Line?: A Volunteer’s Guidebook to Beginning a Youth Ministry Program

On Your Mark, Get Set…Now, Where’s the Starting Line?: A Volunteer’s Guidebook to Beginning a Youth Ministry Program

Starting a youth ministry is a lot of work. Leading a youth ministry can be similar to running a race in which you have no idea where you are running or why you’re in the race at all. Discover a few tips to keep your stamina strong! Continue reading

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Organizing Youth-led Drama

Organizing Youth-led Drama

Dramatic activities can greatly enhance many different forms of youth programming. In this article, learn some of the easiest ways to get your youth on the stage. Continue reading

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