[2 min read] by Lee Rogers, District Youth Director A recent study conducted by Barna revealed fascinating information on how emerging generations view evangelism. Amazingly, 96% of millennial Christians (young adults) believe being a witness about Jesus is part of their faith; a number slightly higher than...

Students know how to reset all kinds of devices, but resetting a student ministry is not so simple. Everyone knows that most adults “don’t like change,” but some students in high school and even junior high can also get entrenched in patterns and expectations. Even volunteer leaders...

January comes around every year, and every year it’s considered a time to reset personal priorities and take time to figure out what we’re going to do in the new year. The same holds true for your church. Coming out of the busy time of...

As spiritual leaders, we regularly speak to others about issues in their lives. However, we often fail to examine some of these same issues as they relate to ourselves. Perhaps the most significant disconnect is in the area of emotional health. Being emotionally healthy means living...

We all know that time has three tenses: past, present, and future. I was struck by this reality when I was thinking about Paul’s encouragement for believers to “redeem the time.” (Ephesians 5:16) As we approach the end of the year and prepare to embark...

Although the term “team” may not be found in the Bible, the concept is consistently exemplified. Jesus assembled a team and called them disciples. Peter assembled a team and called them deacons. Paul assembled a team and carried the gospel to the corners of the Roman empire. Every...

Your Team + Our Team = One Team. That’s not a complicated mathematical equation. You didn’t have to have taken algebra, geometry, calculus, or linear algebra and differential equations to figure out the solution. In the real world 1 + 1 = 2, but not...