Creating Opportunities to Connect This Fall

With fall approaching and the beginning of a new school year just a couple of weeks away, many families are […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 3
Promoting Church Unity Through Summer Fun

The summer months on the church calendar can often feel empty. Many youth ministries take a break from their regularly […]

by Jennifer Byrd Jun 29
Stop Fighting Phone use in Youth Groups

The first cell phone was introduced to the common consumer in the early 1990’s with high cost and bulkiness mainly […]

by John Gilman Aug 12
Church Communication: Snap to a New Generation

If you want to reach the next generation, you have to meet them where they are. And these days, they’re […]

by John Gilman Jul 25
How to Get Young People to Give (and Give Regularly)

Young people often have a long list of of legitimate excuses for why they don’t give tithes and offerings to […]

by John Gilman Jul 20
How to Help Your Teenagers Become Church Fundraising Pros

The formative teenage years provide incredible opportunities to grow in relationship to the Lord.  Most of these are surrounded by […]

by John Gilman Jun 23
How to Read God’s Word with Your Kids (and Not Lose Your Mind)

Kids’ ministry is the funnest and most rewarding ministry in the church with a great return on investment. Parents have […]

by John Gilman Jun 20
Retaining Students Beyond Graduation

A month or so ago, high schools held graduation ceremonies. Soon, the graduates in your youth group will likely head […]

by John Gilman Jun 15
Keeping Up with the Revolving Door of Youth Leaders

Let’s face the facts. Youth programs are revolving doors. Most young people stay involved for 3-5 years before aging out […]

by John Gilman Jun 14
Wrangling Your Youth Budget

No matter how big (or small) your youth group’s budget, you could always use a little more. If the youth […]

by John Gilman Jun 13
Summer Camp Turned Strategy

Some say that summer camp is an outdated relic of a bygone era. Who has time for it? What’s the […]

by John Gilman Apr 18
Why College Students Disconnect from Church

When I was growing up, my family went to church almost every Sunday. We were faithful servants. But, when I […]

by Meredith Morris Apr 13