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May 26, 2016

10-Second Tip: Listen

At the NATIONAL YOUTH WORKERS CONVENTION, we stopped youth workers from all across the U.S. and asked them to…

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May 26, 2016

Creating a Healthy Team Dynamic

They’re not babysitting—they’re leading in our group. And I think everyone who oversees a ministry has…

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May 25, 2016

How to Prepare for a Short-term Mission Trip

First aid kit—check. Liability forms—check. Earplugs and eye mask—check. Tylenol PM—check. These things might be essential…

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May 25, 2016

9 Keys to a Successful Youth Leadership Development Program

Youth leadership development is a topic that needs to be a top priority for any forward-thinking…

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May 24, 2016

44 Things Youth Workers Might Delegate

This post originally appeared on Tim’s Blog and we thought it was so wonderful that we wanted to…

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May 24, 2016

Dealing with Unfair Expectations

“They want me to do what! Can you believe it? I did not sign up for…

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May 24, 2016

Nurturing Your Own Soul with YS Coaching: YS Idea Lab with Scott Kail

Scott Kail has been in youth ministry for 32 years, and he’s one of the YS…

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May 23, 2016

When Driving Alone with Students

This post originally appeared on Jim’s Blog and we thought it was so wonderful that we wanted to…

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May 23, 2016

Ten Tips for How to Handle Criticism

Criticism: we don’t like it—we don’t want to hear it. And sometimes there’s good reason for…

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May 22, 2016

Helping Students Transition to High School

The transition from junior to senior high school can be a difficult time for students—there are…

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May 27, 2016

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2-day student discipleship events for middle school and high school students across the U.S.


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Local events focused on creating a space for youth workers to learn from each other.


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