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When Our Souls Stand On Tiptoe

What happens when people like you and me no longer believe in God? When the reality…

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Youth Specialties

Welcome to the new YS site!

Our team has been working hard to bring you a new online experience for all things…

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Ministering to Teenagers with Disabilities – Part 1

Search the literature of youth ministry for information on ministry to students with physical and mental…

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Lint or Lent? How to Reconnect to the Experience

When you hear the word Lent what comes to mind? Lint or Lent? I’ve lived where…

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Jacob Eckeberger

20 Odd Lent Ideas For Your Students [Infographic]

Jacob Eckeberger is the Content and Community Manager at Youth Specialties, an itinerant worship leader, the spouse of…

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5 Youth Pastor What Ifs

Original photo by Veronique Debord-Lazaro. I’m 23 years into my vocational youth ministry adventure. My outlook…

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Praise: Catching Teens Doing Something Right

Original photo by Joao Zanetti. Working with loud, restless, adventurous youth is difficult—but I definitely prefer…

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The “Fixer” Problem in Parenting

The following is a guest blog post by a great youth worker and author, Stephen Ingram.…

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Save Yourself First

We’re excited to share this guest blog post from Kim McKee, one of our incredible YS Team…

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Jacob Eckeberger

25 More Txts You Can Send To Your Students

Text messages might be the only way you’re able to stay connected with some of your…

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