Youth Ministry Round Up #63

Hey, if you’re new here, my YMRU posts are normally password protected because I want those who sign up for my newsletter to feel special; so sign up here and start feeling special too. Quotes What’s your impulse? To criticize or to cheer on?To condemn or compliment?To pull down or push forward?To find fault or…

How Will Your Guests Remember You?

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou Gifts are not bribery, they are thank you’s. These gifts can range from a free youth group t-shirt to a bag of goodies they can take home with…

Finding Your Guests Fun Buttons

Fun does not always mean water parks and crazy games. Fun is a good conversation. Fun is feeling welcome. Fun is meeting new people. Fun is learning something new. Every student has their definition of fun and you need tap into their idea of fun rather than presenting your own idea of what they think…

You Owe Your Guests Two Things

When you’re asking your students to bring a friend to youth group, you are asking them to invite someone into your community. If you treat your guests like someone who’s just there to fill a chair and feed your ego, they may attend your meeting(s) but they’ll never join your community.  You owe your guests…