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3 Elements of a Healthy Student Ministry
by studentpastornetwork

How do I know if I have a healthy student ministry?

3 Elements of a Healthy Student Ministry
by studentpastornetwork

How do I know if I have a healthy student ministry?

4 Youth Ministry Books You Need to Read
by studentpastornetwork

As a leader, an important discipline for your life is reading. It’s a key to your growth and your effectiveness. It’s also a discipline that many people don’t have. Early on in ministry my leadership was hindered because I didn’t value the discipline of reading. I’m not the only one who has made this mistake.

5 Goals You Should Set In Student Ministry
by studentpastornetwork

I hope that you are in the practice of setting goals in your ministry. Setting goals can be an important tool for strategy, growth, and evaluation, as well as for your own personal and spiritual development.

5 Things I Do Every Week to be Successful in Ministry
by studentpastornetwork

Success is a hard word to define and even harder to achieve. Everyone’s definition may be different, and still we debate on God’s viewpoint.

Teaching Your Students How to Pray
by studentpastornetwork

Teaching students how to pray should be one of the pillars of every student pastor’s ministry. Knowing that prayer is one of the primary components to relationship with God and sanctification in Him, we must prioritize the teaching and continual practice of this discipline.

The New Kid – Part 2: From Kids Ministry to Student Ministry
by studentpastornetwork

For kids, parents, and student pastors, the transition from kids ministry to student ministry is a BIG deal! I’ll never forget seeing the 5th graders in our kids ministry march into our student center for the first time.

The New Kid – Part 1: Creating a Welcoming Environment
by Ben Trueblood

Being the new kid is tough. Visiting a church for the first time can be intimidating. The problem is that we as leaders seldom feel this experience and so it is difficult to create a truly welcoming environment.