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4 Super Effective Ways To Motivate Spiritually Apathetic Teenagers

If you've been in youth ministry for any amount of time you've encountered apathetic teenagers. Between the rolling eyes and heavy sighs it's easy to get discouraged when it comes to inspiring young people to know,...

Greg Stier: How To Reach A Billion Teens With The Gospel

There are about one billion young people in the world today between the ages 12-19. That's a lot of teenagers! How can all of them be reached with the Gospel? I'm convinced there is a way. Before I dive into t...

Should We Use End Times To Inspire Our Teenagers To Live For Christ?

I'll never forget the first time I watched a Christian movie on the Rapture. It was a 1972 poorly produced film called "A Thief in the Night." But what this movie lacked in production quality it made up for in premise... W...

Greg Stier: 5 Reasons I Love Youth Ministry

I've been involved with youth ministry in one form or another (volunteer, intern, leader) for over 30 years. Even when I was a lead pastor I still considered myself a youth pastor with a bigger budget and a tad more a...

Inspiring Scenes Show Thousands Of Students Praying At School This Morning

Incredible pictures of students gathering in prayer at their schools have been emerging on social media as the annual 'See You At The Pole' prayer event gets underway. #SYATP is "a prayer rally where students meet...

Greg Stier: The Teen's Guide To Social Media & Mobile Devices

My daughter Kailey just turned 13 on Sunday…and I just agreed to let her engage in a limited form of social media for the first time. So the ground-breaking new book, The Teen’s Guide to Social Media...

We Need More Risk Takers In Youth Ministry!

"And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson and Jephthah, about David and Samuel and the prophets, who through faith conquered kingdoms,&...

Greg Stier: Dare 2 Share LIVE 2018 Is On For October 13, 2018!

September 23rd, 2017—the day of the first ever Dare 2 Share LIVE event—was a history-maker. Thousands of teens across the country from Alaska to Florida gathered in local churches for a day of worsh...

Supercharge Your Youth Group Meeting By Starting An Argument

Nobody is bored during an argument. I'll never forget attending a spiritual warfare conference where a husband/wife got into an argument. She was speaking and he heckled her from the audience because of something...

Stop Playing Defense In Youth Ministry!

We play a lot of defense in youth ministry. We fight against tough opponents like teen suicide, marijanna and opioid addiction, cyber-bullying, sexting and on and on and on the list goes. Teenagers today are up again...