YOUTH

Posts relevant to those pastoring and leading teenagers in ministry roles.


3 Reasons Why NextGen Leaders Need to Get Involved

I’m proud to be a part of the Gateway District of Foursquare. We have a great group of churches spanning 6 states that work hard to impact their communities. But I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not as involved as I should be in district affairs. Sometimes it’s just too easy to avoid […]

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 […]

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 […]