Back to School: 4 Outreach Ideas

This back-to-school season, instead of focusing on just the students, support the people who support the students.

The 7 C’s of Effective Youth Ministry

"Courageous youth ministry leaders are willing to take risks to see their students and families move closer to Jesus Christ."

Youth Ministry: 3 Keys For Dealing With the Busyness of Students

"Our role is to engage our students' busyness and strategically minister to and serve them where they are."

Lousiana Church Creates After-School Program for Students

Kilbourne Methodist Church hosts weekly program for youth, featuring food, activities and Bible study.

Colorado Church Combines the Bible and Bull Riding

About 70 parishioners sit outside, some wearing chaps, for a sermon and praise and worship. Then the bull riding begins.

Try This: Start a Mentoring Ministry

Invest in the lives of kids without fathers by encouraging members to get involved.

Super-Sized Youth Ministry: Massachusetts Church Creates Safe Space for Teens

The average Sunday morning attendance at Old South Union is 250, but the average attendance for youth group is 500 to 550.

College Outreach Ministers to Intoxicated Students: How One Church Does It

The ministry at Brockport United Methodist Church serves more than 300 students each night.

5 Ways to Measure Life Change in Your Youth Ministry

The intangible side of youth ministry deals with life change. How do you measure what’s going on in someone’s mind or heart?

Try This: 3 Ways to Encourage Students During Final Exams

The end of the school year is a perfect time to serve and reach college students.