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Practical Ways Parents Can Help You Preach in Youth Ministry

Believe it or not, parents are one of the most valuable commodities in youth ministry.

Parent Volunteers

I know, sometimes they can feel more like a thorn in our side while we are trying to minister to “their” children. Yet, the truth is they hold the ability to minister to teenagers in ways that free you up to do what you can only do….preach! Continue Reading…

5 Toxic Behaviors in the Pulpit

Preaching can be powerful when the pastor is fully submitted to the Lord and fully committed to pursuing excellence in the pulpit. Sadly, not every pastor meets these criteria.

Never do this during preaching

Over the course of a lifetime, pressures mount, circumstances change, and hearts can be led astray. When this happens to a pastor, the result can be an ugly mess that leaves a battered congregation in its wake. Continue Reading…

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5 Challenging Questions To Ask Yourself Before Preaching to Teenagers

The one thing I have always respected in my tenure as a youth pastor is the youth worker or speaker who takes the necessary time and preparation before getting up to speak to teens.

preaching to teenagers, youth

Some don’t see it as an importance and will get up and wing it every time. I find this a bit offensive being that I believe students deserve our best foot forward every time we step into that pulpit. Continue Reading…