Not Too Old

Well, it happened again. A couple of months ago I heard that someone said it… again. I’m not sure my heart can handle this. Seriously, it’s 2017 and we’re still hearing people talk like this? People still think like this? I. Can’t. Even…. Alright, here’s the deal… no matter who you are or how many times […]


5 Ways to Really Liven Up Your Youth Events

Today I want to keep it simple. Here are 5 ideas you can implement to make your youth event amazing. Pyrotechnics. Don’t just sing about – hearts, souls, passions – burning. Actually set some stuff on fire! It will not only be visually appealing, and memorable, it will also heat the church. Let’s be realistic here, with the […]


Communicating with Students, Parents, and Volunteers

Our friends over at The Youth Cartel are releasing a series of NextGen ministry training videos to help our field learn foundational skills. They are starting with this one: “Communication with Students, Parents, and Volunteers” — and we think it’s an important topic to dig into. Whether you are a brand new NextGen pastor or leader, just getting […]