Nail Balancing Act

Are you trying to help a group of teens work well together and become more unified? Do the teens in your youth group seem like they’d rather be on Instagram (or doing nothing at all) than talking to each other? If you’re struggling to find strategies to help your youth group bond and start talking with each other, we’ve got some ideas. Here are three great games to jumpstart conversations b....
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Are you a youth leader? Have you spent hours planning the perfect social event for your teens? Have you put in days’ worth of work developing lessons that deliver the perfect breakthrough message? Have you ever planned events or meetings in hopes of building trust between teenagers in your charge? Do you listen to top 40 stations just to find ways to connect with the kids? Have you done all this....
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Christmas is almost here! (finally) And it’s time to start planning youth events. As youth ministers know, Christmas is a wonderful time in the church. 91% of US citizens celebrate Christmas, and church attendance jumps 30% during the holiday. This is a great time for outreach to these new visitors. So how can the youth ministry take advantage of this increase? Rally the troops and host a youth....
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