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Category Archive: Youth Ministry

Reaching youth, teens, and young people.

Aug 16 2014

Our Job on Sunday Morning

Louie Giglio: That’s our job every week when we gather here.  These amazing men and women that come and lead us–they’re not here to entertain me and you.  They’re not here to play great music to make us feel good.  They’re not here to kick the gathering off with kind of a nice anthem or …

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Jul 14 2013

It’s Time to Wake Up: The One Video Every Christian Must See

It’s Time to Wake Up. If you only have time to watch one video this week, it should be this one. High Def versions in various languages are available via download for showing in churches and other large assemblies at  Please share this with your network today.  It’s that important.

May 21 2013

Leading a Special Needs Ministry

Leading a Special Needs Ministry

May 16 2011

The Failure of the Pizza and Video Game Gospel

A must read for anyone in church leadership: Often ministries, especially youth ministries, are heavy on fun and light on faith. It’s fired up entertainment and watered down gospel.

Feb 20 2010

Passion 2010 Session Video: Louie Giglio, John Piper, Andy Stanley, Francis Chan, Beth Moore

Louie Giglio – Main Session 1 – Passion 2010 Andy Stanley – Passion 2010 Main Session Talk- It is Always a Mistake To Decide What You Do Before You Decide Who You Want To Be John Piper – Passion 2010 Main Session Talk – "Is Jesus An Egomaniac?" Francis Chan Talk – Passion 2010 Beth …

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Aug 10 2009

LifeConnection: Free Online Kids Bible Lessons

Our longtime good friend Bud Cox founded and leads a ministry that provides great online resources for kids. It's called LifeConnection.  Kids and young students can go online and listen to stories about Bible principles, then complete an online lesson about what they learned.  The episodes, somewhat reminiscent of Focus on the Family's Adventures in Odyssey …

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Nov 24 2008

What Is The Wasted Life?

Sep 07 2007

Set the Bar Higher

Within our student ministry (Fusion) we set the bar high when it comes to worship.  We don’t pull anything out that seems "too deep."  We believe that if the bar is set high when it comes to worship, it may take some time, but the students will rise to that, thus learning how to better …

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Aug 10 2007

Tips on Starting a Worship Band

During my 8 years of being a student pastor, I’ve had the opportunity to help start a few worship bands, some successful….some not so much.   Some of the things I have learned have become invaluable as I continue to venture into the world of leading others. Whether you are starting a band for your student …

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Aug 01 2007

Being Cool Will…..Change Their Lives?

Glen Lucke comments on this YouTube video, which is a comical parody on the "cool factor" over-emphasized in some evangelical youth ministry.