The Easiest Way We Create Fun And Exciting Environments

Its true isn’t it? We all want to have an environment that is fun and exciting – a place where students love being and can’t wait to come back to. But that kind of environment is hard to create sometimes. Even on weeks when you nail it – the weeks when you...

Laser Pointer Day

This past Sunday morning will forever be remembered as “Laser Pointer Day” in our middle school environment. That’s because every student that walked through our doors was handed a laser pointer. Why would we give hundreds of middle school students laser...

On The Spot Showdowns

This summer we started doing a new segment called “On The Spot Showdowns”. We only do them once in a while and our students love them – they’re probably the most talked about games we’ve done lately. Every week students ask me when the...

How We Try To Make Volunteering With Us Fun

Early in my career in youth ministry I had a lot of trouble recruiting and retaining enough volunteers for our ministry. We’ve done a lot over the past 8 years to try and change that and one of the most important things we’ve focused on is trying to make...

Why We Chose Sunday Morning To Be Our Only Weekly Gathering

About 6 years ago we made the decision to cancel our Wednesday night youth group for middle school students and move everything we did to Sunday mornings. For more info about what our Sunday morning program looks like, click here. We also chose to cancel our Sunday...