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60 speakers and counting.
Artists like Crowder, For King & Country, & Skit Guys.
90-plus seminars.
More than 175 exhibitors.
Plus 1 exciting town.


  • November 16-19, 2017
  • Memphis, TN
  • Cook Convention Center

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

July 25, 2017

By: Corey Jones

9 Delightful Ways to Wrap up Your Summer

You’re busy. You don’t want another to do list item to add to your ever growing…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

July 24, 2017

By: Todd Jones

The Best Relational Summer Activity Ever

Summer is a magical time to take leaps and bounds ahead in relational ministry. School is…

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July 21, 2017

By: Tash McGill

A WEEKEND MOM – YOUTH WORKER IN YOUR 30S.

I have this running joke with a couple of teenagers I work with. They are daughters…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

July 20, 2017

By: Cooper Pinson

Building a Culture of Love

The Triad of Life is a distillation of Scripture’s most basic building blocks for the Christian…

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July 20, 2017

By: Ben Lock

Having Trust in Your Volunteers to Lead

As youth pastors, we have the responsibility of helping our students grow in a closer relationship…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

July 19, 2017

By: Jonathan Hobbs

The Power of Story

The theme of “story” has been a popular one as of late. Multiple camps have used…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

July 19, 2017

By: Tony Akers

Managing Momentum in Youth Ministry

Growing up as a kid in rural Indiana, our winters gave our neighborhood gang of kids…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

July 18, 2017

By: Chris Cummings

​The problem with “Positive Peer Group”

As a youth minister, I hear this phrase a lot “positive peer group.”  Often it is…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

July 17, 2017

By: Jen Willard

Chaos Coordinators: A Model of Organic Summer Ministry

Sometimes in youth ministry, we may feel like we are coordinating chaos. No matter how much…

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July 17, 2017

By: Sara Galyon

Holy Spirit Prayer Stations

A few weeks ago, our youth small groups did a lesson on the Holy Spirit from…

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