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Confronting Addiction in Leadership: Overcoming a Destructive Mindset

Why is confronting addiction an important topic for youth workers and ministry leaders? Discover vital tips for overcoming bad habits.

Stupid Questions: 93 Goofy Icebreaker Ideas for Teens

Stupid questions are ideal when life gets serious or boring. Add laughter to youth group with these silly icebreakers.

Love Church? If Not, You Won’t Accomplish Anything in Youth Ministry

Do you love church? Love should motivate me to be at my best as I serve in youth ministry.

Delegate More, Starting With These 44 Youth Ministry Tasks

Learning to delegate is the key to productivity and buy-in. Start with this list of 44 youth ministry tasks to delegate.

Bible Study on Thankfulness: Explore Gratitude With Your Teens

A Bible study on thankfulness helps young people discover the many reasons to express gratitude to God. Check out these resources for youth groups!

Apostolic Resolve: Why Youth Leaders Need This Today

Why is apostolic resolve so important these days? Discover insights about this often-overlooked youth ministry trait.

Characteristics of Jesus: 10 Traits for His Followers to Emulate

What characteristics of Jesus can his followers try to emulate? Here's a list of 10 traits of Jesus that everyone should try to follow.

Longevity in Ministry: Why It Matters More Than Personality

Longevity in ministry beats personality every time. Learn why from one veteran's story.

Keeping Kids in Church: 3 Common Traits of Youth Who Stay

Many have observed that youth church attendance drops off once teens reach college age. So what is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church?

10 Commandments for Teens: How Young People Can Live for God

Check out these 10 commandments for teens. Young people are precious in God's sight, and he wants the best for their hearts and lives.

Serving and Thanksgiving: 9 Combo Activities for Youth Ministry

Looking for ways to combine serving and Thanksgiving with your youth group? Check out these 9 activities!

Youth Leader, Do You Want to Quit? Then Read This for Encouragement

Don't quit, youth leader! Instead, discover a fresh approach to youth ministry that will encourage you in this calling.

Kick the Can: Try These Fun Variations on a Classic Game

Kick the Can makes a high-energy youth group game and has many variations. Have kids devise innovative twists on the classic activity.

Turn Up the Evangelistic Thermostat!

Cranking the evangelistic heat up in your youth group starts by cranking it up in your own heart.

Loneliness Epidemic: How You Can Minister to Lonely Teens

The loneliness epidemic has escalated since the pandemic. Discover helpful insights for instilling in teens a sense of belonging.

Youth Leader, You’re Fired! 5 Lies You Hear When a Church Lets You Go

Youth leaders, don't believe these 5 lies when you're fired from a church.

Youth Group Still Matters: Discover Why It Remains So Essential

Discover why youth group remains a valuable ministry that God is using to change lives.

Moral Dilemma Questions: Ethics Considerations for Teens

Moral dilemma questions help young people wrestle with ethical scenarios and fine-tune their beliefs and values. Pose these ethics scenarios to your students.

Youth Talk Tips: How to Share Powerful Messages With Teens

When giving a youth talk, keep listeners in mind. Use this simple, effective structure for giving youth messages.

Youth Ministry Needs Less of These 10 Things in the Future

For youth ministry to thrive, I think we need to see less of these 10 things. Do you agree?

Tauren Wells ‘Crazy About You’ Lyrics Labeled ‘Biblically in Error’ by...

Tauren Wells shared earlier this week that his from his song “Crazy About You” has been denied airplay from at least 13 Christian radio stations because radio programmers claim it is theologically incorrect.

Matt Chandler, Part 1: How the 2022 Controversy Has Impacted His...

Matt Chandler joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share how God has brought healing in his life and ministry following the controversy he walked through in 2022. 

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