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5 Reminders About Communication In Youth Ministry

ym360 Contributor Jay Higham passes along some good reminders about communicating with students and their parents.

3 Tips For Teaching The Bible To Middle Schoolers

Andy Blanks talks about his approach to teaching the Bible to 7th graders by focusing on accomplishing three main goals

For Those Days When You're Tired Of Doing Youth Ministry

Andy Blanks looks at Paul's warning not to grow tired of doing good, and what we can do to stay invigorated by our mission.

When Is A Youth Minister Too Old To Be Effective?

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Andy Blanks answers an important question, "When Is A Youth Minister Too Old To Be Effective"?

Dealing With Disappointment Before It Paralyzes You

ym360 Contributor Chris Wesley passes along some great advice on dealing with disappointment

Creating Openness In Your Small Group

Andy Blanks talks about the importance of openness in small groups, and some thoughts on how to help develop it.

What In Your Youth Ministry Do You Need To Say Goodbye To?

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Andy Blanks offers a super-quick thought inspired by Microsoft's decision to (finally) kill Internet Explorer.

The Future Of Youth Ministry?

Richard Parker examines some key trends and looks at what they may mean for the future of youth ministry.

The 4 Needs Of New Christ-followers

Andy Blanks looks at Acts 2 to see what Scripture identifies as the needs of new Christ-followers.

Showing Teenagers A Faith Worth Caring About

Andy Blanks wonders if some teenagers don't care about their faith because they don't know what is essential and what isn't.