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Building A Great Youth Ministry Team

You too may be a coffee addict if you know exactly which Starbucks you’d name for…

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Finding Motivation In Slow Seasons

There are seasons in ministry, just like in life. Fall brings new students and fresh energy.…

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Jacob Eckeberger

Trending This Week (April 17)

Every week we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week’s trending links include…

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Appreciating The Volunteer

Over the last year or so, I’ve entered a new world in youth ministry—the world of…

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5 Springtime Reminders Every Youth Pastor Needs

Spring is in the air. The trees and flowers are beginning to bloom. The air is…

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The Best Question in Youth Ministry

If you’re a youth minister you’re no stranger to questions from parents: “What time do the…

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Are You Emotionally Ready For The Spring Drop Off?

It is that time of year. The most dreaded time of year, Spring! While the weather…

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The Importance of Vulnerability

In recent years, the Lord has been deepening my understanding of vulnerability: what it is, what…

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The Be-Attitudes of Evangelism

I could smell the marijuana a mile away when Sean walked into the student center. Sean…

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The Risen Christ and Joy in the Ministry

In John 20:19-23 we’re given two pictures of the disciples, remarkable by contrast. In the first,…

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