Category Archives: Ministry Resource

Mission Recipients Get Way More Than Those Who Serve

By Eric Iverson / Youth Leadership / Minneapolis, Minnesota Let the Truth Be Told: I have been involved in U.S. Short-Term Missions (STM) all my life and been a part of every aspect of missions during that time. I grew up and currently … Continue reading

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Inflatable Fun!

By Rick Bundschuh • Kauai Christian Fellowship • Kauai, Hawaii Like most youth guys, my antenna is always up and searching for some new or different angle of an activity that will attract kids. During the summer months, taking a … Continue reading

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Yo-Yos And Youth Ministry

By Scott Lenning, Executive Festival Director/Crusade Ministries, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Today is National Yo-yo Day! I’m reminded how ministry has its ups and downs but you just have to remain patient, obedient and faithful to what you are doing. A … Continue reading

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Imagine the Possibilities!

By Ken McCoy • JumpStart Ministries • Charlotte, North Carolina I normally watch Apple’s Keynote presentations with great anticipation. But, ever since Steve Jobs left us, I haven’t had that “WOW!” sense when watching. However, I still watch them, because … Continue reading

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The Effects of Constant Exposure to Mass Tragedy

By Doug Ranck • Free Methodist Church • Santa Barbara, California I am blessed to live in a small coastal town just outside Santa Barbara. Weekly I pick up the little newspaper and scan to keep up with the latest … Continue reading

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Tobymac Visited My Group Last Night

By Ken McCoy • JumpStart Ministries • Charlotte, North Carolina I’ve been helping out with the youth ministry at a small country church near where I live. They’re a fairly-typical “church youth group” bunch – have been around each other … Continue reading

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What Worked With Me – From a Guy’s Perspective

By Jon Brockman, Snohomish Washington High school is a fun and exciting time in life. I loved my high school experience—but that’s not to say that there weren’t times along the way that were difficult. I didn’t experience any family … Continue reading

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Teachers and Parents Share Stories From Inside the ‘Fortnite’ Phenomenon

From prom invitations to confused girlfriends to shy kids becoming the center of attention, you don’t understand how obsessed kids are with ‘Fortnite.’ By Patrick Klepek NOTE: “Middle School” is the theme of the upcoming edition of Youth Leaders Only. We … Continue reading

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One Solitary Life

When I received this familiar piece from friends this morning it reminded me of the purity of the Gospel and how Jesus is what Easter is all about. Interestingly, my friends Heniek and Jagoda Markiewicz live in Warsaw, Poland. Yes, … Continue reading

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How Do We Know That Jesus Is Alive?

By Ken McCoy • JumpStart Ministries • Charlotte, North Carolina • ken@jumpstartministries.comNOTE: This is an excerpt from interlinc’s resources built around the RISEN film. The excerpt does not include the Set Up ideas, the Warm Up activity, or some Transition discussion questions. … Continue reading

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