Youth Ministry Answers Podcast

A bi-weekly podcast hosted by Kenny and Elle Campbell from StuffYouCanUse.org. Every episode of Youth Ministry Answers features a question about youth ministry and student ministry submitted by youth workers, youth pastors, and volunteers just like you! You ask the youth ministry questions, we search for the answers. Submit yours at YMAnswers.com!

57 | A 1-Year Strategy To Grow Your Volunteer Team In Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about a 1-year strategy to grow your volunteer team in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Apr-18-2017

56 | 4 Habits To Help Your Students Grow Spiritually In Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about 4 Habits To Help Your Students Grow Spiritually In Your Youth Ministry. [powerpress]
Apr-04-2017

55 | Keeping Your Marriage Healthy In Youth Ministry


Ted Lowe joins Kenny and Elle talk about keeping your marriage healthy in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Mar-14-2017

54 | Taking Your Small Groups Strategy To The Next Level In Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about taking your small groups strategy to the next level in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Feb-28-2017

53 | 5 Ways To Make Your Youth Ministry Space More Small-Groups-Friendly


Britt Kitchen joins Kenny and Elle to talk about making your space more small groups friendly in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Feb-07-2017

52 | Youth Ministry Answers LIVE


Kenny and Elle were live on Facebook answering your questions about youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jan-10-2017

51 | Coaching More Out Of Your Volunteers In Youth Ministry


Sue Miller joins Kenny and Elle to talk about coaching more out of your volunteers in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Nov-22-2016

50 | Using Music To Engage Unchurched Students In Your Youth Ministry


Joseph Sojourner joins Kenny and Elle to talk about using music to engage students in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Oct-25-2016

49 | Helping Students Share Their Faith In Youth Ministry


David Martin from I Am Second joins Kenny and Elle talk about helping students share their faith in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Oct-11-2016

48 | Helping Students Keep Their Faith After Graduating Your Youth Ministry


Brad Griffin of Fuller Youth Institute joins Kenny and Elle talk about helping students keep their faith after they graduate from your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Sep-27-2016

47 | How To Delegate In Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about how to delegate in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Aug-30-2016

46 | 3 Improv Comedy Tricks For Youth Ministry


Jon Williams joins Kenny and Elle talk about 3 tricks of improv comedy and how your on-stage hosts can use them in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Aug-04-2016

45 | 8 Must-Have Party Games To Pack For Your Next Retreat In Youth Ministry


Adam Williams joins Kenny and Elle to talk about their favorite games to play with students at camp or on a youth ministry retreat. [powerpress]
Jul-05-2016

44 | Encouraging Diversity In Your Youth Ministry


Sam Collier joins Kenny and Elle to talk about encouraging diversity in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jun-21-2016

43 | Celebrating the Impact of Small Groups in Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about celebrating the impact of small groups in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jun-07-2016

42 | Creative Ideas For Transitioning Students Into Middle School and High School In Youth Ministry


Andy Thompson joins Kenny and Elle talk about helping students transition into middle school and high school in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
May-10-2016

41 | Preventing Burn-Out In Youth Ministry


Jeremy Zach joins Kenny and Elle talk about how to prevent burn-out in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Apr-26-2016

40 | Rebranding Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about how to rebrand your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Apr-12-2016

39 | A Look Inside Double Dog Dare-A-Thon For Your Youth Ministry


Ashley Bohinc joins Kenny and Elle talk about Double Dog Dare-A-Thon, an outreach event you can pull off in your own youth ministry. [powerpress]
Mar-22-2016

38 | Ministering To Gay Teenagers In Your Youth Ministry


Justin Lee joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to respond when a student comes out as gay in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Mar-15-2016

37 | Using Social Media Effectively In Youth Ministry


Kevin Jennings joins Kenny and Elle talk about how to effectively use social media in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Mar-01-2016

36 | Choosing The Best Day For Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about choosing the best day for your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Feb-23-2016

35 | Helping Students Learn To Pray In Your Youth Ministry


Jeff Eckart joins Kenny and Elle talk about helping students learn to pray in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Feb-10-2016

34 | 3 Hacks To Partner With Parents In Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about 3 hacks to partner with parents in your ministry. [powerpress]
Jan-21-2016

33 | How To Get Your Senior Pastor To Increase Your Youth Ministry Budget


Senior Pastor Terry Scalzitti joins Kenny and Elle to talk about youth workers and their relationship with their lead pastor. [powerpress]
Dec-03-2015

32 | Learn, Experiment, Empower: Introducing Youth Ministry Labs


Ben Crawshaw joins Kenny and Elle to talk about Learning, Experimenting, and Empowering - as well as the launch of their brand new youth ministry website Youth Ministry Labs. [powerpress]
Nov-10-2015

31 | When Small Groups Get Too Big In Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about what to do in your youth ministry when small groups grow too large. [powerpress]
Oct-27-2015

30 | Snapchat and Youth Ministry


Adam McLane joins Kenny and Elle to talk about Snapchat and Youth Ministry. [powerpress]
Sep-17-2015

29 | Making Funny Videos For Your Youth Ministry


Tripp Crosby joins Kenny and Elle to talk about making funny videos for your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jun-23-2015

28 | A Done-For-You Volunteer Training Strategy for Your Youth Ministry


Afton Manny joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to develop a strategy for training and caring for your volunteers in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jun-04-2015

27 | Keeping Volunteers Inspired in Your Youth Ministry


Darren Kizer joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to keep your volunteers inspired in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
May-15-2015

26 | Teaching Strategy For Middle Schoolers in Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about developing a teaching strategy for communicating to middle school students in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
May-07-2015

25 | Developing Student Leaders in Your Youth Ministry


Stuart Hall joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to develop student leaders in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Apr-16-2015

24 | Helping Small Group Leaders Partner With Parents in Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about how to help small group leaders partner with parents in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Apr-09-2015

23 | Motivating Apathetic Students in Your Youth Ministry


Mark Oestreicher joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to motivate apathetic kids in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Apr-02-2015

22 | Doing Small Groups in Homes in Your Youth Ministry


Katie Edwards joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to do small groups in host homes in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Mar-25-2015

21 | One on One Conversations with Small Group Leaders in Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about how to cast vision and build relationships through one on one conversations with small group leaders in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Mar-19-2015

20 | Bullies, Victims, and Creating Safe Places in Your Youth Ministry


Josh Shipp joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how we can respond to students in our groups who are bullies, how we can encourage victims of bullying, and how to create safe places in your youth min...
Mar-12-2015

19 | Science and Faith in Youth Ministry


Science Mike joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how we can help teenagers in your youth ministry who struggle to believe in God because they feel like science doesn't support the existence of God. ...
Mar-03-2015

18 | Helping Students in Your Youth Ministry Build Relationships with the Unchurched


Gina Abbas joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to help students in your youth ministry build relationships with people outside the church. [powerpress]
Feb-24-2015

17 | A Look Inside Walking Wisely Weekend at North Point Youth Ministry


Tom Shefchunas joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how he runs the weekend event Walking Wisely in his youth ministry. [powerpress]
Feb-18-2015

16 | Mobilizing High Schoolers in Your Youth Ministry to Serve on Sundays


Kenny and Elle answer the question "How can I mobilize high schoolers in your youth ministry to serve on Sundays?" [powerpress]
Feb-10-2015

15 | Starting Small Groups From Scratch in Your Youth Ministry


Justin Knowles joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question "How do you start small groups from scratch in your youth ministry?" [powerpress]
Feb-05-2015

14 | Measuring Spiritual Growth in Your Youth Ministry


Jerry Gillis joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question "How do you measure spiritual growth in your youth ministry?" [powerpress]
Jan-30-2015

13 | Fun vs. Spiritual Depth in Your Youth Ministry


Brooklyn Lindsey joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question "How do you balance fun with spiritual depth in your youth ministry?" [powerpress]
Jan-27-2015

12 | Determining a Mission and Vision for Your Youth Ministry


Justin Herman joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question "Are Mission Statements Important in My Youth Ministry?" [powerpress]
Jan-22-2015

11 | Small Groups for Insiders and Outsiders in Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle answer the question "How Do I Create a Small Group Environment For All Types of Students in My Youth Ministry?" [powerpress]
Jan-19-2015

10 | Partnering with Parents at a New Church in Your Youth Ministry


Ben Crawshaw joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question "How Do I Partner with Parents at a New Church in My Youth Ministry?" [powerpress]
Jan-15-2015

09 | Starting A New Youth Ministry


Jeremy Zach joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question "How Do I Start A New Youth Ministry?" [powerpress]
Jan-12-2015

08 | Inheriting A Team Of Volunteers in Your Youth Ministry


Justin Knowles joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question "How Do You Best Lead Inherited Leaders In Your Youth Ministry?" [powerpress]
Dec-22-2014