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The New Youth Ministry Metrics for 2021

There’s nothing like living through a pandemic to get you thinking about what really matters. The past 12 months, for many people, has been filled with doing most things either… Read More

The 6 Easiest Things You Can Do For Volunteers

When you support your team, they’ll become your best advertisement. Loved leaders bring excellent leaders to serve with them. And leaders who feel loved and supported will be more likely… Read More

Partnering With Parents During A Middle School Ministry Sex Series

How do we best partner with parents when it comes to such a sensitive, yet significant series for their middle schooler? One of the best ways to proactively partner with… Read More

Explaining XP3’s Digital and Socially Distanced Options

Whether you’ve moved your youth ministry to be completely digital, or you meet in-person socially distanced, or you meet in small groups in the community—or maybe even a combination of… Read More

Celebrating a Middle Schooler’s Decision to Walk With Jesus

The message a middle schooler needs to hear is this: “God loves you, and He’ll never stop loving you.” Read More

Don’t Let Busy Distract From What Matters

I’m going to start this blog off with an obvious statement: 2020 has been a rough year for ministry (and most other things). With so many new aspects to doing… Read More

Going Back To Online Youth Ministry?

If you're approaching the reality of doing digital ministry yet again, we're going to guess that like us—you're probably not super-excited about it. Read More

10 Hacks to Engage Teenagers in an Online Worship Experience

If our goal is to help students connect with God wherever they are in this season, then we have to get creative in how we connect with them. Read More

5 Digital Christmas Celebration Ideas

Whether your youth ministry is able to meet in person right now or your whole ministry is online, here are five fun digital ideas on how to enjoy Christmas together… Read More

Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift? Discover ideas and exclusive discounts to celebrate volunteers, parents, leaders, and students this year. Read More

7 Ways to Energize Your Youth Ministry’s Emails

Email is effective, but more than that, good emails are effective. In 2020, your communication needs to cut through the noise—not add to it. Read More

How To Help Students Identify Emotions

Talking about emotions is a learned skill. And being able to name the things you're feeling is a first step to being able to deal and respond to those feelings. Read More