Youth Ministry Archives - Seedbed

Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Easter. Here is a free lesson to use for children's ministry for the first Sunday of Lent.

Today’s culture does not naturally move students toward this kind of Christ-centered life. That's where you come in, as a mentor.

We need to engage in more than half-hearted attempts at reading our Bible and praying. And it needs to start with addressing all of the distractions we face on a daily basis.
Top 20 Youth Group Games for middle schoolers

I learned something recently: in youth ministry, games are important. I mean really important. They help build community and make the students feel comfortable participating in group discussions about Bible lessons. But the problem is finding good games. So here are 20 of the all-time best youth group games. 

The choice of solitude puts our lives in the crucible and allows God to burn away all of the impurities.

Today’s student is living a life that is distracted by the chaos of campus and culture – a life where they often struggle to discern or experience the activity of God in their midst.

I’m beginning the final lap of seminary, and there’s a common question that typically arises that goes something like this: What’s your plan post-graduation? Ah, yes....

Since most kids ministries handle those from kindergarten through middle school, the challenge of culture related to distinctive generations is a surprisingly pressing one.

We asked several college ministers to answer three questions about their hopes and dreams for the students to whom they ministered this past year. Here's what they said.

How can we teach our youth about Wesleyan Theology? Kelly Soifer shares from her ministry experiences.

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