[Freebie Friday] Sermon (with Powerpoint) Why We Do Kids/Student Ministry in the Local Church

Today, I want to share a freebie with you that I did recently. It is a message that I preached to our entire church congregation entitled, “Why we do kids/student ministry in the local church?” I mean, do you have a Biblical basis for why we do it, or is it just because we have always done it? Here is a quick message that I wanted to share with you, and hope that this helps you in communicating to your church on “why we have a kids and youth ministry?” This freebie comes with Powerpoint as well so use it, … Continue reading [Freebie Friday] Sermon (with Powerpoint) Why We Do Kids/Student Ministry in the Local Church

[Freebie Friday] Real Freedom- July 4th Lesson

Our Weekly Friday comes today from LeaderTreks. They recently published a free youth group lesson that fits perfectly with July 4th. The lesson is about freedom, and how America received freedom. Then, it changes gears into discussing our freedom in Christ. I checked out the link, and it is great. It comes with an outline for students. Go here to download this freebie. Be prepared to put in your name and church information. Do not worry or allow this to turn you away. LeaderTreks is a great resource that you need to build a connection with. Download this Free July … Continue reading [Freebie Friday] Real Freedom- July 4th Lesson

Free Easter Lesson from @ym360

My friends over at youthministry360 have put together this great free lesson for Easter. Easter is an excellent opportunity to share the love of Christ with your students and the people in your community, and youthministry360 have put together a helpful lesson for you. This free lesson comes with sermon outline, handouts, and a PowerPoint presentation. This lesson shows the importance and thread of God’s redeeming love and how it reached you and I through Christ’s birth, His death, and most of all, His glorious resurrection. Click here to download this FREE lesson and explore other great resources that youthministry360 has to … Continue reading Free Easter Lesson from @ym360

Guest Post: 10 Ways to Lose a Teen’s attention

Quick post—the top ten ways to completely bore and disconnect with those you teach: 1. Say something not worth hearing—This is basic, but if you want people to listen, start by saying something worth hearing. The number one reason we lose the attention of those we teach is that we’re not convincing them that what we have to say is important. Since there is nothing more important than teaching young people God’s Word, we’d better make it worth hearing. 2. Say something with no passion—Have you ever heard someone teach with no voice inflection, no dynamic—nothing but monotone droning. It’s miserably … Continue reading Guest Post: 10 Ways to Lose a Teen’s attention

Freebie: Valentine’s Bible Study Lesson

My friends at youthministry360 are giving away a FREE Valentine’s lesson for your students and ministry. It is a solid lesson taken from the story of Ruth and Boaz. It is great to use at youth group for a Valentine’s lesson. It features a Powerpoint slide show and teacher’s material! Download the lesson HERE! Here is some other information about the lesson: “At ym360 we’re committed to equipping you with resources that are Bible-focused, creative, and relevant. (To see our entire line of Bible Study resources, click here.) That’s why we’re excited to be able to give you a FREE Valentine’s Lesson. It’s a … Continue reading Freebie: Valentine’s Bible Study Lesson