Author: Julianna Shults

Supporting Youth with Chronic Illness

Whether minor or major, chronic health issues can impact a teen’s ability to participate in youth programming and even impair their relational support of other youth. Youth leaders need to be prepared to assess regularly and make plans to keep every Bible study, event, trip and meal something which keeps youth healthy both spiritually and physically.

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Getting Into It: Suggestions for Getting into Difficult Discussions in Youth Ministry

Having hard conversations is never easy, but it’s worth the effort. Especially in today’s culture it can be hard to engage well in difficult conversations in youth ministry. Here are six suggestions to help you to start talking about more difficult issues in your youth ministry.

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What Teen Leaders Want Adult Leaders to Know

During the 2021 National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference, we asked our YouthLead participants what they wanted the adult leaders in their Youth Ministry to know. These were some of their responses. We are so grateful for how God is working through amazing teens in our congregation.

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