Browsing Category:Youth Ministry Help

correcting-with-grace
In youth ministry, we deal with all sorts of crazy behavior. How we handle it communicates just as much about Jesus as any teaching that we ever give. And I’m not saying we shouldn’t correct our students, but how we do it is vital to their understanding of who God is...
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tray-of-fat
Last summer my dog Lionel discovered something delicious—the drip tray underneath our outdoor propane grill. Whenever we grill burgers, steak, chicken, brontosaurus. . . anything, the fat drips off the meat down through an opening in the bottom of the grill, oozing into a disposable tray that is several inches deep. This tray isn’t small by any means. It...
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lead-yourself-first
Here is a hard truth that we must face: we can’t lead anyone further than we have gone ourselves. It’s hard because, truthfully, it is easier to apply programs and methodologies to anyone other than ourselves. Our leadership and success are completely dependent on who we are and how we take care of ourselves...
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5-ways-to-ruin-a-lesson
We’ve all seen messages that have knocked it out of the park and others that have fallen flat on their faces. With so many teachings out there about homiletics (speaking styles) and exegetics (bible study methods), it can get overwhelming on how to give a good message that will impact our kids’ lives. Instead of a comprehensive look...
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