Youth Ministry Round Up #3

The Tweets You’re about to transition from being skipped over to being sought after! Relax!! You won’t have to compete for what God says is yours. — Real Talk Kim (@RealTalkKim) March 21, 2018 This is grit. Stop rescuing kids. Let them  fail, flounder, and even fail. Be there to encourage, affirm, and equip. For…

Youth Ministry Round Up #1

Hey all, thought I’d try something new. I post a lot about youth ministry and stuff related, and I though I’d list some of the cool articles, gadgets, books, etc, that you might be interested in. Technology I bought a new camera and if you are looking for a new camera, I recommend the Panasonic…

9 Teen Movies To Remind You Why You Minister To Teenagers

I love movies. I love movie about teenagers because they remind me why I wanted to minister to teenagers in the first place. These movies range from the 80’s to 2018, but regardless of the year, they are timeless in their portrayal of kids just trying to grow up. The Breakfast Club  1985 – They need empathy Napoleon Dynamite  2004 – They need role models…

Six Questions To Get Your Seniors Spiritually Ready For The World

In the previous posts I shared how the different ways students could graduate. Now, the gate has been narrowed. Most states offer some sort of exit exam. What is the point of an exit exam?

“to make sure no students graduate or move on to other courses without proving they have mastered what they have studied.”

This begs the question “Have our students mastered what they have studied?” Never mind mastering what have studies, but what have they studied? How do we know if a student is ready to leave our youth ministry?

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