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The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church
Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good.
Why ‘Passing on the Faith’ Fails Our Kids
Young adults often leave the church after high school. The problem lies close to home.
One-on-One with Greg Stier on Dare 2 Share—Live Tomorrow in 95 Locations
"We're praying for a movement. We're praying for revival. We're praying for transformation."
Let the Foster and Adopted Children Come to Me
Families of vulnerable children often feel unwelcome in their own churches. Here are five ways to change that.
Juveniles Stuck in the Justice System: How Can the Church Respond?
YFC JJM stands ready to equip, enable, and empower the local church to make a long-term impact for high-risk teens in local communities.
Why Gen Z’s Call for ‘Safe Spaces’ Is Good News for Churches
New expectations may shift youth group conversations, but Christ still provides the answer.
Get Ready, Youth Group Leaders: Teens Twice as Likely to Identify as Atheist or LGBT
Barna findings on Generation Z pose new challenges for the church.
Died: ‘Mr. Awana’ Arthur Rorheim
The 99-year-old proved the power of kids ministry and got millions going to church on weeknights.
How to Better Disciple Students in an Epidemic of Isolation Subscriber access only
What can the church offer the loneliest members of Generation Z?
What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework. Subscriber access only
Teens should take Bible study as seriously as school and sports practice.
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
Tragic Church Bus Crash Ends Student Mission Trip Before It Can Start
Accident kills teen girl from Alabama megachurch who felt God’s call to Botswana.
Grandma Didn't Go To Church: 9 Ways First-Generation Christians Are Making Me A Better Pastor
How do you pastor people when they're not just the only believers in their family, they’re the first Christian in generations?
Who’s the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms
We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium.
The Most Important Lesson Older and Younger Ministers Can Learn from Each Other
If I had one chance to tell younger and older ministers how to treat each other, here's what I'd say.
10 Essential Ingredients for Running an Effective Small Church Internship
If your church wants to invest in the next generation of ministers, a ministerial internship is a great way to do it.
10 Steps to Get an Internship Ministry Started In a Small Church
Most small churches would love to have interns. But how do you overcome that massive initial step of getting your first intern?
7 Reasons to Consider a Small Church Internship
Small churches have unique characteristics, quirks and blessings that can only be learned by having ministry experience in them.
Grandma Went to Woodstock: 5 Principles for Pastoring a Vibrant Older Congregation
The generation that grew up on Led Zeppelin will affect our churches differently than those who listened to Lawrence Welk.
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