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Our Favorite Devotions for Youth – Youth Ministry Christian Article

By Doug Franklin December 6, 2019 We compiled some of our favorite devotions for youth because we believe that spending time in God’s word everyday will transform students’ attitude, behavior, and their treatment towards other people. Daily devotions are about habits and vision. We want to develop habits in our students that will make them fully devoted followers of Christ. Through studying God’s word daily, students will develop the habit of listening to his voice and they will also begin…

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How To Teach Students To Study The Bible – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Share By Doug Franklin November 12, 2019 It’s not that students don’t want to study the Bible, they just don’t know how to study the Bible. Over the last 30 years of doing youth ministry, I have seen students get excited about studying the Bible. But they open up God’s word, read a passage, and quickly realize they don’t understand what it means. This is frustrating and they soon stop reading the Bible.  We can become so focused on having…

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Mission Trip Packing List | LeaderTreks Youth Ministry Blog – Youth Ministry Christian Article

The Youth Worker’s “Don’t Forget” List By Doug Franklin June 18, 2019 A Mission Trip Packing List is a must-have. At LeaderTreks we LOVE mission trips. We’ve been leading LeaderTreks Trips since 1994, and we’ve learned a couple of things along the way. We’ve learned to avoid these mission trip mistakes. We’ve learned the value of Pre-Trip Training. And we’ve learned that when packing for a mission trip there are certain things we’d rather not forget. So in hopes that…

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How to Create a Mission Trip Devotional – Youth Ministry Christian Article

The 3 Key Parts That Go Into a Great Mission Trip Devotional By Doug Franklin July 2, 2019 A mission trip should be about God first and foremost. But instead, these trips often become more about the location, activities, and fun things that students will see and do. I don’t mean to say that it isn’t important to have fun on a mission trip, it is—but mission trips can be primarily focused on our relationship with God and still be…

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