5 Apps That Every Youth Pastor Needs

What are your go to iPhone or android apps? There are some essential apps that all youth pastors should have.  Every time I go to a conference I like to see what other apps youth pastors are using.  There are awesome apps out there, the only problem is how can you...

Communicating Like A Social Media Pro

How many hours do you put into managing your social media accounts? If you don’t know how many hours you put in each week, you should track it this week.  Social media is crucial in our world today. Especially when you are working with teenagers. Continue reading at...

Truly Partnering With Parents

I’m sometimes amazed how many youth ministries don’t involve parents. “The kids don’t like having them around.” “Parents just get in the way.” Think about this for a moment. The students you see an hour or two each week have been raised since infancy by two (sometimes...

6 Tips For Talking To Teenage Girls

Adolescent girls—like boys—get wrapped up in the work of parting from childhood and moving toward adulthood. This is good, important, even necessary work. But for parents and other caring adults, it can feel painful, especially when it comes to communicating with...

5 Books to Fuel Your Creativity in Youth Ministry

This post is part of Summer Ministry Vlog Week 2016! What the heck is that, you ask? Check this out. Hey pals! Earlier this week I shared five tips that have been really helpful for me personally on how to be, and stay, more creative – especially in youth ministry....