Youth Ministry

Group2Group can help your ministry have a worldwide impact

Group2Group Can Help Your Ministry Have a Worldwide Impact

Africa is an amazing continent with a large youth population. According to World Population Review, the top 10 countries listed as having the youngest average age are on the continent of Africa. I say this to give you a visual of the impact that youth ministry has through local churches across the continent. We have …

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Hope and healing in the battle with mental illness

Hope and Healing in the Battle with Mental Illness Part 1

Part 1: Understanding the Struggle  Several months ago, Word of Life reached out and asked me to write a blog about mental health and the reality of its effects on the Christian community, as it is a topic that directly affects youth leaders and their ministries.  This topic continues to be a challenging subject for …

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Three strategies to keep the campfire burning in your students

Three Strategies to Keep the Campfire Burning in Your Students 

Many of you have returned from a summer camp experience where your students are on fire for the Lord like never before. They may have thrown a stick in the campfire, symbolizing their desire to grow spiritually and dedicate their lives to God. Some may have made a salvation decision at camp and are ready …

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Seven strategies to develop an effective small group ministry

Seven Strategies to Develop an Effective Small Group Ministry

Editor’s Note: The following article is based on Word of Life’s “Small Groups Leadership Pathways” course, which is specifically designed to assist youth ministry leaders, whether veteran or new, in developing their ability to lead in small groups. The points mentioned below are explained in further detail in the course, which is available at https://youthministry.wol.org/courses/small-group-leaders-path/. …

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