Teach Your Students The Power of Off

Youth pastors, Sunday School teachers and other next-generation leaders should help students understand the issues associated with digital devices during class. As it’s been said, “anyone can do two things at once. It takes real discipline to do one thing at once.” In The Power of Off, Nancy Colier makes some really good observations and … Read more

Questions Youth Pastors Can Ask Students

You and your team are getting ready for the evening and in walks one of your students 25 minutes early. This is one good reason to be prepared without last minute work to do. But aside from that, how do you engage in conversation? It needs to be natural and genuine, allowing your compassion to shine … Read more

Habits of Effective Student Ministry Leaders

Here are a few things that student ministry leaders need to make part of their lives in order to have thriving and healthy ministries: Prayer (March 11:24, Jeremiah 33:3) – Prayer is our lifeline.  We need to pray to sense God’s leading in our lives and wisdom as we serve his church. We need to pray … Read more

Five Things to Balance as you Teach Children & Youth

Here are five areas that every children’s ministry leader needs to balance in their ministry. 1) SCRIPTURE a. Make Scripture a foundation to the work – in your preparation and in your presentation. b. Teach them to learn, love and live Scripture – for life. c. Help them memorize Scripture – to hide God’s word … Read more