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Practical Mentoring Ideas

2018-04-03T14:29:02+00:00

If the adult says, "I have no more time to invest": -Add specific young people to your personal prayer list and pray faithfully for them. -Begin a non-threatening conversation with young people in the church foyer. -Greet teenagers and young adults with a big smile and handshake. -Ask them for a prayer

Practical Mentoring Ideas2018-04-03T14:29:02+00:00

Practical Ideas to Help Kids Grow Up to Go On for God

2018-04-05T13:07:53+00:00

Practical Ideas for Pastors, Youth Workers, and Other Church Leaders: Invite older adults to share their story (their testimony) with the youth group or young adult group in your church. Schedule a time for mature teenagers to participate in all of the ministries of the church (e.g. attend deacons’ meetings, etc.) and report

Practical Ideas to Help Kids Grow Up to Go On for God2018-04-05T13:07:53+00:00

Busy Kids

2018-04-03T14:29:23+00:00

I Want Busy Kids in Our Student Ministry – By Tim Ahlgrim Youth workers need to stop whining! Students are busy, active, and stressed. The result of this activity is that they do not have enough time to attend our meetings and church. Many youth workers are discouraged - and often feel rejected.

Busy Kids2018-04-03T14:29:23+00:00

About The Author

My 40-plus years of involvement in youth ministry has led me to the conviction that impacting emerging generations is essential for both Christian families and the church. As Christ followers we each have the responsibility to reproduce our faith in the lives of the next generations – and I’m saying that both to parents and pastors and other church leaders. They are our kids, and we must take the responsibility to intentionally encourage them for long-term spiritual maturity.