7 Practical Ways to Start a Youth Ministry From Scratch

In a small little town, a church took a risk to start a youth ministry by scratch. They had no youth budget, no youth pastor, and had 5 middle school boys that needed to be engaged in the life of the church.

I am so glad that they took the risk to start that little youth ministry (that eventually became one of the largest youth ministries in the region and had the resources to hire a youth pastor) because I would not be in ministry today unless they did.

This post is about HOW to practically start a youth ministry from scratch with NO budget.

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6 Practical Tools to Discern God's Will in Your Life

I get this ALL the time: “What is God’s Will in My Life?” In short, you are called to love God and love people. If you do this, you are in the perfect will of God. With that said, you are also created BY God with gifts, talents, and abilities that needs to be contextualized… and this takes time! Below are some practical tools to discern God’s very best for your life…

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FWD with HISTORYMAKER

Because we know Historymaker offers the youth and their leaders a life-altering, transformational encounter with the living God. This is extremely important because we know that transformed students are the ones that will transform their communities, cities, and culture for Christ. This is why Historymaker is #morethanaconference.

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What Are Your Growth Engines in Ministry?

Planting seeds. This is the reality of planting, investing, and being strategic, in areas of our churches where the outcomes far outweigh the investment. In business, they call this “growth engines”.Growth engines are strategic outcomes (up to 30% or more) of what has been invested into it. This is the reality of next generation ministries (NGM) throughout Canada. Why?

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