11 Christians Songs To Fire Up That Graduation Slideshow

It’s that time again. It’s time to inspire your graduates and your congregation. Here a few tips to keep that graduation slideshow from getting away from you. Keep the whole slideshow between 5-6 minutes max (you can go less) Choose fun pictures everyone would enjoy not just inside joke pics. Choose spiritual pics as well.…

3 Reasons Why Every Youth Pastor Should Substitute Teach At Least Once

Since my retirement from full time youth pastoring and trying to make a career of speaking, coaching and writing; I’ve been trying to keep my youth ministry skills fresh. One way I’ve chosen to do that is through substitute teaching at a middle school. Let me begin by saying, teachers do not get paid enough.…

The Gift of Trust

Fear of the unknown can create panic attacks, but I’d rather have trust than knowledge. We’d all like to know what God will do and how he will do it. To have such knowledge would diminish our trust in God or even make trusting God irrelevant. I’m glad I can’t make God do what I…

Submerged:How Deep Is Your Youth Ministry?

Would you like to find out how deep your youth ministry is when it comes to disciple making? Submerged Sessions are meant to show you and your students where everyone is at tin the pool. It will show you who's in the shallow end, waist deep, neck deep and submerged/ More importantly, it lays out a process for how to get you kids from the kiddie pool to the deep end of faith. 

Lessons include 

  • messages and slides
  • pool simulation/illustration instructions
  • graphics