Seven Practices

Giving Comfort to Hurting Teens

Chances are, if you’ve been working with you for any length of time, one of your youth has come to you asking to talk. As teens encounter struggles and crisis, as a youth leader, you may be someone they can trust in a difficult time. What a blessing and responsibility it is to walk alongside these teens as they navigate through life’s challenges! This article walks through some key things you need to keep in mind as teens come to you in their difficult moments.

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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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Equipping Families to Matter: Five Ways to Communicate with Parents

In an age where parents are bombarded with communication from school and various activities they’re involved with, how do we get a seat at their table? How do we both update them on the ministry happening with their kids and equip them to continue the faith conversations at home? Here are five ways to communicate from your youth ministry to parents.

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