This article entitled "The Distraction Model of Youth Ministry" by Brian Kirk should give reason to question how you're doing youth ministry in your church and what the long term effect will be on your youth.
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Most of our work as youth pastors is a challenging work made up of continuous interactions with youth, parents, pastors, council members and our own families. But for the next 15 minutes give yourself permission to let it all loose and just laugh—it's great soul care!
Is the faith life of our young adults a mile wide and an inch deep? Why are so many young people leaving the church? This article "Young adults spirituality is 'wide, shallow, compelling': Pollster" in USA Today shares some interesting facts about young adults.
For parents who fret about the amount of time their kids devote to electronic media, consider this: In Ontario, hundreds of thousands of teens spend nearly seven hours a day staring at a computer or TV screen.
This is for all those that are just starting out in youth ministry or perhaps it’s for those who have been in ministry for a while but have become stale. Here are a few ideas that might help you in showing the people you serve from week to week that you are worth every penny they pay you.
Youth Unlimited is committed to seeing the local church youth ministry succeed in reaching youth with the dynamic power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This is why Youth Unlimited steps forward, offering a variety of resources, service opportunities, special events and leadership training.
I'm proud to be married to a Youth Pastor! Here are just ten reasons why.