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What Are XP3 Expansion Packs?

We hear you! Whether it’s Sunday School, a midweek gathering, or an additional small group time, we know so many of you have to come up with programming and content… Read More

How to Use XP3 Curriculum When Youth Ministry Is Digital

Your guide to using XP3 curriculum when youth ministry doesn't look normal. Read More

What Middle Schoolers and Engineers Have in Common

At its foundation, an engineer's job is to connect together concepts to solve problems. Whether you're an electrical, mechanical, or chemical engineer, you're constantly looking for ways to solve problems… Read More

Talking about Racial Injustice with Students—Even When You’re Not an Expert

“I’m just as lost as you are, and I don’t know what to say. But I think we should talk.”  Read More

5 Ways to Re-Invest in Volunteers

I’ve noticed the auto care center keeps putting a sticker on my windshield that tells me when it’s time to come back to the shop. It has two options: come… Read More

Talking to Your Students About Social Media

As I look across the faces of our high school students each week, I can’t help but think about the way their lives are now so freely shared with the… Read More

How to Plan Your Year In Youth Ministry

Creating a strategy energizes an entire ministry. It gives purpose to every event, every gathering. It centers your ministry around an approach that makes the things that matter most, matter… Read More

What’s Next: Health & Safety for Your Church’s Youth Ministry

You may be asking What's Next for your church during this time. We've got you covered with a series of training videos. During week two, we're talking about the safety… Read More

Let’s Get It Right This Time

Every generation takes a cue from the generation that came before it. The hard truth about racism in any generation is that it doesn’t just happen by accident. It is… Read More

The Biggest Difference Between Recruiting Middle and High School Volunteers

One thing I would guess most youth pastors have in common is that they don’t have enough volunteers. And when you don’t have a ton of volunteers, you can’t really… Read More

Plan and Lead Your Own Retreat Without Burning Out

The word RETREAT means both life-changing weekends for our students and leaders, but also countless behind-the-scenes hours of planning, preparations, and well, a lack of sleep. So how do we… Read More

When to Split Your Middle and High School Ministry

When, why, and how do you split your middle school and high school ministry? Read More