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20 Tips To Liven Up Your Bible Study Teaching

Andy Blanks passes along 20 short tips on how to breathe a little life into your Bible Study teaching time

7 Characteristics of Effective Small Groups

Sep 23 2014

ym360 Contributor Brendt Blanks talks about the characteristics that make small groups effective.

Hit The Fall Running By Surviving THE SPRINT

Aug 07 2014
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ym360 Contributor Chris Wesley passes along some great advice for entering a new year of youth ministry in full stride.

Summer Is Winding Down . . . Are You Ready?

Jul 22 2014

Andy Blanks asks an important question: Are you ready for the upcoming school year?

Tips For Communicating With Your Students' Parents

Jun 24 2014

ym360 Contributor Justin Herman passes along some tips on the hows and whys of communicating with our students' parents.

How To Keep Your Small Groups From Fizzling

Apr 07 2014
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Andy Blanks passes along a few thoughts on how to fight "the fizzle" and keep your small group growing in the right direction.

Stop Telling Teenagers To Invite Friends To Church

Mar 31 2014
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Andy Blanks challenges youth workers to think differently about reaching students who don't know Christ

Celebrating “Wins” In Your Youth Ministry

Jan 06 2014

ym360 Contributor Bill Nance writes an encouraging post on how to celebrate the wins in your ministry.

The 4 Types of Parents in Your Youth Ministry

Oct 24 2013

Andy Blanks writes about the 4 categories of parents in your youth group, and how this affects the discipleship of your students.

YM Essentials: When A Students Stops Showing Up

Sep 30 2013

What do you do when a student stops showing up? Andy Blanks identifies a few strategies for reaching out to disengaged students.