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Youth Ministry Round Up #33

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Good day everyone!

I hope you had a great weekend and a fantastic Mothers Day and you’re excited for the week ahead. I know you have a busy summer season coming up and my prayers are with you. Here are a few things going on in my world that I would appreciate your prayers for.

Speaking Schedule

Speaking at Life For Youth Camp in Vero Beach, Fl. June 2-7 and 9-14, July 28-August 2

Speaking at Essential Youth Camp in Virginia Beach, August 12-16

If you’re near any of these locations and need a speaker or would like to do some staff training drop me a line at and let’s set something up.

New in the store

I’m not a power power point game creation guy, but my friend Eric Gargus is and we have teamed up to put some pizzaz in your next pizza party.

Pizza Toss Up is a fun Quiz and discussion ice breaker. You can play for points while getting kids to chat it up with one another. Check it out here!

Freebie: What Does Revival In Youth Ministry Look Like?

I recently put together a little resource on What Does Revival In Youth Ministry Look Like and I’m offering it to new subscribers, but since you’re already a subscriber, you get it free! Download here.

Thank you for being a subscriber! I’d love it if you sent your friends and networks over to subscribe and grab it for themselves.

Have a great week everyone!



“The joy of Bible study is not something abstract, the joy of Bible study is seeing your life changed.” Warren Wiersbe, 1929-2019

Average people faint in times of adversity, warriors fight. – DJ Molles, from the book The Remaining, Aftermath

I love to sin. God loves to forgive. The world is admirably arranged. – W.H. Auden


Volunteers Training

Power of Team Night


Bored and Lonely? Blame Your Phone

Soul Care

Reducing Digital Distractions Like A Monk

Middle School

Help! Summer Is Coming!


11 Christian Songs To Fire Up That Graduation Slideshow

Six Question To Get Our Grads Spiritually Ready For The World

7 Concepts I Want My Graduates To Grasp


Powerful story of resilience. Would make a good addition to a Father’s Day message.

May be good background info for a girls bible study

For church or youth

Filmed during our student leadership training (Part I)

Student leadership training (Part 2)

Powerful thoughts on a youth ministry #fail (from 8:30-12:07)

I’m not saying you should do this with your youth, but I’m not not saying it.

Have a great week everyone!!

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