How do you say goodbye to seniors?

The summer can mean saying goodbye to seniors who we have grown close to over the years. There are many ways to send them off in style and with love. This is the last week of  Transition Month so we saved our seniors for last here are some good responses...

What should parents know? (As told by other parents)

We continue our month of transitions by asking some parents to share their insights with us. Learning to be the parent of a teenager who goes on trips and has fun in youth group can be full of challenges. Thankful these parents are giving us their advice on…....

How do you transition kids to the youth ministry?

Wow! Sorry about the delay. As most youth ministers experience, the summer can be busy, and unexpected things can sometimes delay the best intentions. This month we are focusing on transitions. We start off with the question…….. “How do you...

What is something you love about your job?

Summer is here and the living is……busy! For youth ministers summer is a very busy time of year. In the hectic running around of doing ministry to teenagers in the summer, we must remember sometimes why we love what we get to do for a living. Enjoy three...

What are some activities you do during the summer?

Summer fun is in full swing here at YMC. In the next few months this website will continue to grow to include more than just the blog and the occasional resource. Currently we have several projects/ideas/and resources that should be hitting our site come mid to late...

What are some fun games your youth play?

Today we start our Fun Month! All the topics this month will feature fun and exciting ideas for you and your youth. As this site continues to grow, there will be more and more content and features so make sure to check back often. If you have some suggestions of...

Share a good camp experience

Camp month is ending today. I hope it has gotten you excited for the upcoming summer and going to camp with your youth. Remember to be prepared, and engage them in a special week free from most of the distractions of the world. Here are some stories to remind us why...

What are you looking for in a camp experience?

Today we start getting ready for summer with the month’s questions being focused around camp. Camp is usually a huge part of youth ministries. For some of our youth its the only time we see them all year, for others it is the end of their very active youth...

Questions instead of responses

Andrew Noe is the Student Minister at Rosemont Baptist Church in Lexington, KY, and the moderator of this blog. He enjoys superheroes, and trying to be funny. He is married to the wonderful and amazing Hannah Noe. They have a super intelligent dog named Daphne, and a...

How would you discuss Communion with a youth?

Worship month is moving right along. I loved last week’s variety of responses to discussing baptism. I hope you are getting as much from this blog as I have been. Today we have great responses about Communion. So without further delay……   “How...

How would you describe Baptism to a youth?

We are in our worship focused month of March and going strong! We have three amazing writers this week and they are sharing their thoughts on……   “How would you describe Baptism to a youth?”   Chris Cherry is an ordained minister who received...

Why do you want to do youth ministry?

Happy Monday everyone, Week three here and going strong! I hope you are enjoying the topics and responses as much as I am. Please remember to check back each week as we continue to post new thoughts on different topics. Here is a look at some upcoming month’s...

What is the role of youth in the Church

Happy Monday everyone, Last week’s post was amazing, and I am so thankful for the time and input from our writers. Please check back each week as we continue to post new thoughts on different topics. Here is a look at some upcoming month’s topics. February...