Category: Youth Leader Skills 101

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Youthworker: An Adult Who Relates With Teenagers By Doug Ranck • Free Methodist Church • Santa Barbara, California Several summers ago we vacationed with my wife’s extended family. Our family had a great time...

How Balanced Are You?

By Ken McCoy • JumpStart Ministries • Charlotte, North Carolina I’m a klutz. No, really. I am about as graceful as hippo. I was never any good at sports that require coordination and body...

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Discipline vs. Fun in Youth Ministry By Daniel Johnson | First Baptist Church | Dover, Arkansas “Youth Pastor” and “disciplinarian” seem to be two mutually exclusive terms. The general mental image of a youth...

Back to School – Literally

By Troy Norling • Legacy Church • San Diego, California Now that school’s back in session for most of the country, a good youth leader’s mind begins to look for ways to reach out to...