You want to move into this century and put your NextGen events online, but you can’t. At least you think you can’t because of that required signature you need for liability/medical release for minors. The solutions you’ve looked at have been to expensive or complicated. I wanted to share a resource that I came across […]
tools and resources to get your hands on
The national See You at the Pole event is a great opportunity for students across the community to get together for one common purpose. “We Cry Out” is this year’s theme… Here’s a video promo you can use with your group… Wednesday, September 28 A generation seeking Him! —Psalm 24:3–6 GLOBAL WEEK OF STUDENT PRAYER Sunday, September […]
Our President, Glenn Burris, shared the following on Facebook this week: A high school janitor told the 17-year-old student that God was going to use him to speak to multitudes. The young man (though parents of pastors) had only had a personal relationship with Jesus for two years. He had serious doubts that those words […]
Since the fall of 2010 I have written over 300 posts for Gateway Nextgen and for Foursquare Nextgen. In fact, this will be my 143rd post for Foursquare Nextgen. Over the past few months I haven’t been writing as diligently as I once did due to a form of writers block. Sometimes I sit down and write […]
Today, I wish to provide you with a short list of apps and programs that I love to use because they’re free and/or cheap and they save me tons of time. There was a time in my life when I didn’t have access to these little houses of efficiency and I would hate for any minister to […]
Download this 5-minute video from Church on the Move’s SEEDS resource site, to help teach kids about regular people in the Bible who did amazing things. Click here to get it.
Fundraising… the necessary evil of youth ministry. Or at least, it can be seen that way, unless you’ve got some great ideas and annual events that you, and everybody else in your church, look forward to… Valapalooza was one of those events for us. My wife and I planned and hosted this event for almost a […]
Some of you know — many of you will not know — that I recently started a new full-time youth ministry role in Bayfield, CO. I’m pretty excited about it. There’s nothing like the privilege of ministering to and reaching the next generation. I’ve been loving every minute! You can check out our new ministry site […]
There are likely students in your ministry that struggle with depression and maybe even thoughts of suicide. Take it seriously. Love them. Connect them to help. Pray for them. Support them and their families. Click here for resources from the Mental Health and The Church initiative.