Volunteers

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

5 Ways to Help Small Group Leaders Have Better Conversations About Racial Injustice

If you’re reading this blog post, then you already know the importance of small groups. And you already know that the best place for these conversations to happen is within… Read More

2 Questions Every Small Group Leader Should Ask 6th Graders this Fall

It’s August, which means Back to School season is upon us! Although going “back to school” does look different this year for some, that doesn’t change the fact that school is starting and a brand-new grade, a brand-new school, and a brand-new… 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 back after a certain date, or after a certain number of miles. … Read More

How to Plan Your Year In Youth Ministry

You probably have this rhythm down to a science . . . As soon as one Sunday is over, you start all over to make the next Sunday happen.  Week in, week out. Messy game after messy game. Parent email after parent… 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 be too picky about who you choose to lead your students.  Or… Read More

How to Recruit Volunteers for Camp

It may still be freezing cold where you are right now, but as student pastors, we already have summer on the brain. Why? Because camp may be in the summer, but signups happen now! And that’s true for students and volunteering adults… Read More