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Falling in Love Again: Rediscovering Your Passion for Youth Ministry

As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the love that brought us into youth ministry in the first place. You know, that spark, that passion, that unbridled enthusiasm for guiding young hearts towards Christ. But let’s be real – amidst the chaos of planning events, dealing with drama, and navigating Read more about Falling in Love Again: Rediscovering Your Passion for Youth Ministry[…]

5 Ways to Prepare Your Group for Youth Group Concerts like Winter Jam & Rock the Universe

It’s post-Christmas winter, and youth group leaders know what that means — Christian Concert Season. Yep, we don’t really know why the world collectively agreed that January-March is the best time for things like Rock the Universe or Winter Jam shows, but here we are.  Going to these events can be a thrilling and spiritually Read more about 5 Ways to Prepare Your Group for Youth Group Concerts like Winter Jam & Rock the Universe[…]

Ways to Encourage Thankfulness Within Your Church Youth Group

Ahhh the holidays — a time of joy, family gatherings, and gratitude.  But even in the majesty of the holidays, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of activities and miss out on the true reason for the season. Your youth group teens likely struggle with this just as much as you do! Read more about Ways to Encourage Thankfulness Within Your Church Youth Group[…]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Youth Group Volunteers

As a Youth Pastor, you understand the immense value that dedicated volunteers bring to your youth group. They invest their time, energy, and love into guiding and mentoring your young congregation members. With the holiday season approaching, it’s the perfect time to show your appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Choosing thoughtful gifts for Read more about Holiday Gift Ideas for Youth Group Volunteers[…]

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How to Make Your Winter Retreat Deeper than a “Fun Weekend”

Who doesn’t love a good winter retreat? It’s that mid-year pick-me-up for ministries across the country. Just like summer camp, winter retreats are stellar ways to bring new people into your ministry, encourage your group and group leaders, and be more intentional with students. However, in the quest to have The Best Winter Retreat Your Read more about How to Make Your Winter Retreat Deeper than a “Fun Weekend”[…]

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2023 Goals and Resolutions for Youth Ministers

Ah, a new year. It’s a great time to reflect on the past and set goals for the future — especially for youth ministers. Y’all have a unique role in helping young people set and achieve their own goals — and their relationships with God.  Here are some good resolutions for youth ministers to consider. (And Read more about 2023 Goals and Resolutions for Youth Ministers[…]

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Back to School and Kicking Off a New Year of Ministry in Style

It’s the most wonderful time of year — for ministries, that is! It’s back to school, which means that youth ministers around the country are preparing for an influx of fresh faces. There are plenty of ways to celebrate the start of the year, but we’ve been working with ministers for so long that we know Read more about Back to School and Kicking Off a New Year of Ministry in Style[…]

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5 Things Youth Group Leaders Wished Their Kids Would Understand

Not to sound cheesy, but group leaders and youth ministers are special to us. We work with them day in and day out to make custom youth group shirts, and those shirts are connected to memories. Camp memories, events, winter retreats — they’re passionate about these events, and the shirts they design with us represent the Read more about 5 Things Youth Group Leaders Wished Their Kids Would Understand[…]