How to survive a lock-in with teens (and have some fun too!)

By Sparkhouse October 24, 2018

As a youth worker, it’s likely that you have been or will be involved in a lock-in. The night..

What does mission mean?

By Sparkhouse October 17, 2018

What does mission mean? Does it require sacrifice? What we do: does it really matter?

Get appy: 5 apps for youth ministry leaders

By Kelly Bakalich October 10, 2018

Here’s a thought for your day: Today’s teens have never lived in a world where they didn’t have..

3 apps to use in youth group

By Sparkhouse October 3, 2018

Technology has become an integral part of the way we do ministry; from the way we communicate to..

5 tips for boosting youth engagement in confirmation class

By Sparkhouse September 19, 2018

Today’s teens have busy lives and schedules – before school, after school, evenings, and..

Youth confirmation: Gathering and applying feedback from confirmands

By Sparkhouse September 12, 2018

Whether your confirmation program runs years, weeks, or days, once you’ve presented each class..

What's in it for me? Talking to youth about confirmation

By Sparkhouse September 5, 2018

Confirmation-age youth have a lot going on these days. Whether it’s a full schedule of classes..

The faith vs. science debate

By Sparkhouse August 29, 2018

Despite your kids’ best attempts at slowing down time to enjoy summer a little bit longer,..

Tackling off-limit topics in youth group

By Sparkhouse August 22, 2018

Every youth worker has it – that list of youth group topics that you avoid at all costs. The..

Top 5 questions about T.B.D. … answered!

By Sparkhouse August 15, 2018

For today’s teens, even once you get them to show up to your youth group, it can be even more..


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