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!

95 | Unboxing Volume 4 of Grow Students


Kenny and Elle discuss every teaching series, resource, and the new features that are included in Volume 4 of Grow Students, youth ministry curriculum and strategy.
May-21-2020

94 | 9 Ways to Make Your Ministry More Inclusive


Hedreich Nichols joins Kenny and Elle to share nine ways to make your student ministry more inclusive.
Apr-28-2020

93 | 10 Tips on How to Build a Weekly Strategy for Online Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle share ten tips on how to build a weekly strategy for online youth ministry.
Apr-14-2020

92 | 3 Keys to Spiritual Resilience in Youth Ministry


Tommy Nixon, CEO of Urban Youth Workers Institute, joins Kenny and Elle to talk about three keys to developing greater spiritual resilience.
Mar-31-2020

91 | Four Ideas for Using Tik-Tok in Youth Ministry


TJ McConahay joins Kenny & Elle to talk about four ideas for using Tik-Tok in your youth ministry.
Mar-17-2020

90 | Four Ways to Engage Teenagers with Disabilities in Youth Ministry


Sunny Brown joins Kenny and Elle to talk about four ways to engage teenagers with disabilities in youth ministry.
Mar-03-2020

89 | Four Ways to Grow Your Ministry’s Parent Engagement in Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about four ways to grow your ministry's parent engagement in youth ministry.
Dec-10-2019

88 | Five Ways for Youth Workers to Be More Creative in Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about five ways for youth workers to be more creative in youth ministry.
Dec-03-2019

87 | Five Interview Questions to Ask a Potential Ministry Volunteer in Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about five interview questions to ask a potential ministry volunteer in youth ministry.
Nov-26-2019

86 | Navigating Conflict with a Volunteer in Your Ministry


Tash McGill joins Kenny and Elle to talk about navigating conflict with a volunteer in youth ministry.
Nov-19-2019

85 | Six Teaching Tips for Communicating to Teenagers in Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about six teaching tips for communicating to teenagers in your youth ministry.
Nov-12-2019

84 | Four Ways to Celebrate Your Impact in Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about four ways to celebrate your impact in your youth ministry.
Nov-05-2019

83 | Five Things to Remember When Leading Volunteers


Healthy volunteers are the backbone of a healthy ministry. We dug deep into the Youth Ministry Answers archives to find the five most important things to remember when leading volunteers!
Jul-09-2019

82 | Nerd Culture: What It Is and Why It Matters


Drew Dixon, Chief Content Nerd at LoveTheyNerd.com, joins Kenny and Elle to talk about nerd culture — what it is and why it matters in your youth ministry.
Jun-25-2019

81 | The 4 Must-Haves of Discipleship in Youth Ministry


Sean A. Fenner joins Kenny and Elle to talk about the four must-haves to effectively disciple students in your youth ministry.
Jun-04-2019

80 | Small Budgets in Youth Ministry


Brooklyn Lindsey joins Kenny and Elle to talk about leading a youth ministry on a small budget. [powerpress]
May-14-2019

79 | Leading Worship: 5 Things You Must Know | Youth Ministry


Angie Hong joins Kenny and Elle to talk about leading worship in youth ministry.
Apr-30-2019

78 | High School: 4 Things You Must Know | Youth Ministry


Irene Cho joins Kenny and Elle to talk about the most important things in middle school ministry, youth ministry.
Apr-23-2019

77 | Middle School: 4 Things You Must Know | Youth Ministry


Mark Oestreicher joins Kenny and Elle to talk about the most important things in middle school ministry, youth ministry.
Apr-23-2019

76 | Setting Priorities and Getting Things Done in Youth Ministry


Brooklyn Lindsey joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to set priorities and get things done in youth ministry.
Apr-16-2019

75 | 13 Halloween Ideas For Your Youth Ministry | Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle give you 13 ideas for your youth ministry this Halloween. [powerpress]
Oct-09-2018

74 | Lightning Round: 7 Questions & Answers | Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle host a lightning round Q & A Podcast answering questions from around the world on Youth Ministry. [powerpress]
Sep-25-2018

73 | How To Not Hate Your Kids Pastor (And Vice Versa) | Youth Ministry


TJ Luke and James Monk join Kenny and Elle to talk about how to partner together to build a thriving next generation ministry. [powerpress]
Sep-11-2018

72 | Our Numbers Are Declining! What Should I Do? | Youth Ministry


Stephanie Caro joins Kenny and Elle to talk about what to do when your numbers decline in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Aug-28-2018

71 | Should I Plan an Event with Another Youth Pastor in Youth Ministry?


Porfirio Caldera & Caleb McMains join Kenny and Elle talk about partnering together in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Aug-13-2018

70 | How Can I Be More Creative in Youth Ministry?


Kenny and Elle talk about how to be (and stay) creative in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jul-31-2018

A Little Bit MORE About Us! in Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle share their stories and how they got involved with youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jul-31-2018

UPDATE! From Stuff You Can Use


Kenny and Elle share some updates from Stuff You Can Use. [powerpress]
Jul-26-2018

69 | A More Strategic Missions Trip For Your Youth Ministry


Chris Clum joins Kenny and Elle talk about developing a more strategic missions trip for your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Feb-13-2018

68 | Protecting Your Family From Your Ministry


Sandra Stanley joins Kenny and Elle talk about protecting your family from your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jan-23-2018

67 | How To Rest From Youth Ministry


April Diaz joins Kenny and Elle talk about resting from youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jan-03-2018

66 | 4 Tips For Rookie Youth Workers in Youth Ministry


Brian Aaby joins Kenny and Elle talk about 4 tips for rookie youth workers in youth ministry. [powerpress]
Dec-05-2017

65 | Live! At The National Youth Worker Convention


Zac Workun and Chad Higgins join Kenny and Elle live at the National Youth Workers Convention. [powerpress]
Nov-21-2017

64 | How To Develop A Scope And Sequence For Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about how to develop a scope and sequence for your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Oct-31-2017

63 | Navigating Tragedy With Teenagers In Your Youth Ministry


Adam Mashni joins Kenny and Elle to talk about navigating students through tragedy in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Oct-17-2017

62 | Engaging Students In Scripture In Your Youth Ministry


Lindsey Gorveatte joins Kenny and Elle to talk about engaging students in scripture in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Oct-03-2017

61 | How to Set Up A Small Group Leader Coaching System In Your Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about creating a small group leader coaching system in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Sep-19-2017

60 | How To Grow As A Leader In Youth Ministry


Tyler Reagin president of Catalyst, joins Kenny and Elle to talk about growing as a leader in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
Jun-06-2017

59 | A Look Inside Grow Curriculum and Strategy For Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about their brand new resource: Grow Youth Ministry Curriculum and Annual Strategy. [powerpress]
May-23-2017

58 | How To Grow Your Parent Engagement In Youth Ministry


Kenny and Elle talk about growing your parent engagement in your youth ministry. [powerpress]
May-02-2017

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

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

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

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