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Implementing a Purpose-Directed Youth Ministry (1/1/2006)
  Once you draft a youth programming mission and purpose statement, you will probably be eager to plunge in and start working. But after spending so much time and energy discovering your purpose, it is best to work to coordinate with the rest of your congregation. This article shows you how.
Church Spun Retreats (5/7/2010)
  What if a prepackaged retreat doesn't fit your group's needs? Consider starting from scratch and developing a home spun retreat to extend the church's mission and directly meet the needs of the youth.
How to Recruit a Game Person (8/4/2008)
  tips on recruiting volunteers to lead games
Youth Ministry Advertising on a Budget (10/1/2005)
  Advertising your youth program doesn't have to involved anything expensive or elaborate, and it's a really good idea. Here are a few ideas to get you on the road to local fame.
When Ministry Meets Play Station 2 (3/1/2004)
  The entire gaming world is not as bleak as Grand Theft Auto. This article discusses how youth workers can use gaming to make connections with youth, and how to avoid the pitfalls and perils that lie in the gaming world.
Get Connected - Your Ministry Depends On It (7/2/2007)
  Technology has invaded every aspect of our lives and it's changing the way we connect with one another. Technology calls for a balanced approach. Ignoring new technologies that are available for ministry is a mistake. Equally obvious is that giving up face-to-face time with youth is a mistake. To continue reaching this generation of students, we must leverage this technology into effective ministry. Consider four tips to help you along the way.
Overhauling Your Toolbox: New Tools for Ministry (2/4/2009)
  DCE Jason Christ presents several new technologies that can help you in ministry.
How to Write a Bible Study (6/3/2013)
  Tips on how to write a Bible study for youth
Retreat Planning 101 (4/30/2010)
  The top things you should think about when planning a retreat.
Building Local and Global Awareness in Your Group: A How-To (3/3/2009)
  Practical ways to build awareness of the needs of the world.
Youth Ministry Basics: Youth Led Worship (1/21/2010)
  Some tips on planning a youth-led worship service.
Using Facebook for Ministry (2/4/2009)
  Get an in-depth look at what Facebook is and how you can use it to enhance your ministry to youth.
The Arts in Worship (2/4/2009)
  Tips and ideas on connecting musical youth with others in the church.
Betwixt: How to (Totally) Sabotage Youth Events (7/17/2013)
  Looking for tips on working with youth? Don't try these things!
Game Presentation and Techniques (11/10/2011)
  How to present and lead games.
How to Plan a Servant Event (3/15/2013)
  Planning a servant event doesn't have to be difficult. Follow these four steps to get started.
How to Write a Devotion (6/18/2013)
  a few tips on writing devotions

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