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Youth Specialties Blog
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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

August 15, 2018

By: Tim Balow

Press Pause | News Cycle

Have you ever really listened to the first few moments, top of the hour or commercial…

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August 14, 2018

By: Tim Balow

A SnapChat Snapshot | Behind the App

“I just don’t know what to do.”  Ansley said, sitting her coffee down forcefully on the…

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June 6, 2018

By: Todd Jones

5 Ideas For Transitioning Out

After 4 years and an incredible amount of amazing ministry at my church, I felt God…

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June 5, 2018

By: Ben Marshall

5 Ways to Protect Your Day Off

Ministry is not a regular 9:00-5:00 type of job. Sometimes it involves early morning breakfast meetings…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

June 1, 2018

By: Dan Koller

Mission Trips and Missional Living

I grew up in a small church. Our youth ministry was so small, sometimes it seemed…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

May 31, 2018

By: Jesse Criss

Letting a Leader Go

One of the hardest moments for any Pastor/Director is the moment you need to let go…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

May 30, 2018

By: Mark J. The Poet

Protecting Your Ministry by Protecting Your Heart

Looking back, I wish I had understood the importance of BEING who God called me to…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

May 29, 2018

By: Youth Specialties

I’m Not Your Youth Pastor Anymore

The summer of 2011 I started a role at a church that was paying the previous…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

May 24, 2018

By: Ryan Schmall

Thriving as a New Youth Worker

A couple months ago my family and I packed up our bags and left our town,…

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May 23, 2018

By: Scott Gillenwaters

6 AMAZING Lock In Ideas

If I ever meet the youth director who invented lock-ins, I may have a few cross…

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