Author: Elle Campbell

6 Tips for Being an Awesome Communicator to Teenagers

Don’t feel like reading? Then listen to this post instead! Or subscribe to my podcast for more audio versions of my blog posts! SUBSCRIBE My church has the best team of communicators for students. Sometimes I can’t even handle it. So this week during our middle school services, I paid attention to some of the techniques of our communicator of the week (our friend and favorite Irishman Adam Boyle) to see what we could learn. And then I took some notes. And then I shared them on Instagram. And now I’m sharing them here. So here you go. A few things I noticed about Adam’s...

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5 Reasons to Join a Youth Ministry Mastermind Group

Don’t feel like reading? Then listen to this post instead! Or subscribe to my podcast for more audio versions of my blog posts! SUBSCRIBE Have you ever heard of something called a mastermind group?  Mastermind groups were pioneered by business leaders and entrepreneurs who wanted to see themselves and their businesses grow really quickly. And they discovered the best way to do that was through community and collaboration.  So mastermind groups were born! They are, essentially, groups of people who meet with a common goal in mind – and that goal is getting better at what they do. They’re for people who want to push themselves. Who want to set big goals...

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What’s Your Biggest Struggle in Youth Ministry?

Youth ministry friends. Hi. We have something to tell you and then we need your help, okay? It will take 15 seconds. Probably. We made up that number. Total guess. Anyway, here’s the deal. 2017 is going to be a big year. That’s because Stuff You Can Use is going to spend 2017 helping you solve your biggest youth ministry problems. Yep. This year, our priorities are pretty simple. STEP 1: Find out your biggest ministry struggles, questions, and tensions. STEP 2: Help you solve them. So here’s what we’re asking you to do. Comment on this post or...

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So We’ve Got Some News…

Don’t feel like reading? Then listen to this post instead! Or subscribe to my podcast for more audio versions of my blog posts! SUBSCRIBE When it comes to ministry, I wish I could say yes to everything. All of it. Every person. Every opportunity. All the things. In the last few years, Kenny and I have said yes to a lot. Some days it felt like we were balancing one billion projects and people and yeses. And you know what? We don’t regret a single of one them. Each and every yes has been so fun and rewarding. But dang, all...

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4 Reasons I’m Going to the Women in Youth Ministry Campference

Friends, I have a confession. As a woman in ministry, I feel pretty guilty saying what I’m about to say. Like maybe it’s not allowed. I hope we can still be friends afterward. Are you ready? Okay. Here goes. I don’t like women’s events.   I know. I’m the worst. Maybe it’s because I’m terrible at baking and don’t own any doilies. Or because I like dinosaur movies more than chick flicks. Or because I’m better at talking about Harry Potter than about my feelings. Or because I’d rather play laser tag with middle schoolers than go to a dinner party with grown-ups....

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Kenny and Elle Campbell

Hi. We’re Kenny and Elle Campbell, founders of Stuff You Can Use. We’ve been doing youth ministry for over twenty combined years and love every second of it. Thanks for stopping by, we hope you find this resource helpful!

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