13 Reasons Why I Chose Life

Whatever you think about the phenomenon, it has taken on teen culture by storm: over three million copies of the novel Thirteen Reasons Why have been sold and the Netflix series has broken viewing records. Thousands of teens have watched it — despite the MA rating — and the conversations going around schools everywhere are enticing other teens to jump […]

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 […]