3 Tips for Creating a Plan for Your Youth Group

3 Tips for Creating a Plan for Your Youth Group

Are you much of a planner? Sometimes the thought of trying to plan a year for youth ministry is overwhelming – I’ve tried to distill what we do annually into a three step process. This hopefully helps! The first step… Why do you want or need a plan? Is it...
4 Ideas for Working with Middle Schoolers

4 Ideas for Working with Middle Schoolers

Every other Sunday evening I lead a small group of middle school boys. It’s 45 minutes long, and it’s one of my favorite times of the week. I grab the 5 or 6 boys and bring them into my office. They stop by the mint jar immediately upon entering and grab a Life Saver,...
When is a Leader Ready to Lead Leaders?

When is a Leader Ready to Lead Leaders?

Releasing wild animals is a fascinating concept. In Montana, we live, work and play on the grounds claimed by all manner of animals. From the cuddly ones that can’t decide which way to run and end up flat on the highway, to the ones that taste great and the ones that...