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Youth Ministry Answers | Student Ministry Podcast

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A weekly podcast hosted by Kenny and Elle Campbell from StuffYouCanUse.org. Every episode of Youth Ministry Answers features a question about youth ministry / student ministry submitted by youth workers, youth pastors, and volunteers just like you! You ask the youth ministry questions, we search for the answers. Submit yours at YMAnswers.com!

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A weekly podcast hosted by Kenny and Elle Campbell from StuffYouCanUse.org. Every episode of Youth Ministry Answers features a question about youth ministry / student ministry submitted by youth workers, youth pastors, and volunteers just like you! You ask the youth ministry questions, we search for the answers. Submit yours at YMAnswers.com!

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It's Awesome!

By Champ1296 - Oct 01 2019
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This is just an amazing resource! Thank you so much for doing this!

Highly recommended! Look forward to every episode!

By pdaryl - Apr 23 2019
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Awesome x Awesome x Infinitely awesome podcast! Keep up the great work!

iTunes Ratings

261 Ratings
Average Ratings
239
8
2
2
10

It's Awesome!

By Champ1296 - Oct 01 2019
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This is just an amazing resource! Thank you so much for doing this!

Highly recommended! Look forward to every episode!

By pdaryl - Apr 23 2019
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Awesome x Awesome x Infinitely awesome podcast! Keep up the great work!
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Youth Ministry Answers | Student Ministry Podcast

Latest release on Dec 10, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 60 | How To Grow As A Leader In Youth Ministry

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Tyler Reagin president of Catalyst, joins Kenny and Elle to talk about growing as a leader in your youth ministry.

Links:

Grow Youth Ministry Curriculum

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Jun 06 2017

49mins

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Rank #2: 72 | Our Numbers Are Declining! What Should I Do? | Youth Ministry

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Stephanie Caro joins Kenny and Elle to talk about what to do when your numbers decline in youth ministry.

Links:

Grow Youth Ministry Curriculum

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Aug 28 2018

44mins

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Rank #3: 77 | Middle School: 4 Things You Must Know | Youth Ministry

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Mark Oestreicher joins Kenny and Elle to talk about the most important things in middle school ministry, youth ministry.

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

Youth Ministry Labs: https://youthministrylabs.com/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Be A Part Of The Discussion:

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Apr 23 2019

36mins

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Rank #4: 22 | Doing Small Groups in Homes in Your Youth Ministry

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Katie Edwards joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how to do small groups in host homes in your youth ministry.

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Mar 25 2015

38mins

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Rank #5: 02 | Youth Ministry When Your Church Isn’t Thriving

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Jeremy Zach joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question “How Can I Have A Vibrant Youth Ministry In A Church That Isn’t Thriving?” Here is a quick peek into the answer…

1. Do Something To Get Adults Excited About Your Ministry
2. Create An Environment That Students Want To Come To
3. Give Students Opportunities To Serve On Sunday Mornings

Links:

Jeremy Zach’s Blog: http://www.reyouthpastor.com/
Stuff You Can Use: http://stuffyoucanuse.org/
Go Weekly: http://leadsmall.org/weekly/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Leave A Question:

Do you have a youth ministry related question? Leave it via the audio player here and maybe it will get featured on an upcoming episode!

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Nov 25 2014

20mins

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Rank #6: 15 | Starting Small Groups From Scratch in Your Youth Ministry

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Justin Knowles joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question “How do you start small groups from scratch in your youth ministry?”

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Leave A Question:

Do you have a youth ministry related question? Leave it via the audio player here and maybe it will get featured on an upcoming episode!

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Feb 05 2015

26mins

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Rank #7: 83 | Five Things to Remember When Leading Volunteers

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Healthy volunteers are the backbone of a healthy ministry. We dug deep into the Youth Ministry Answers archives to find the five most important things to remember when leading volunteers!

Links:

Grow Curriculum: https://growcurriculum.org/

Stuff You Can Use: A Youth Ministry Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stuffyoucanuse.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Jul 09 2019

30mins

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Rank #8: 04 | Fun Ideas For A Kickoff Or Grand Opening in Your Youth Ministry

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Jay Reynolds joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question “What Are Some Fun Ideas For A Kickoff Or Grand Opening In Your Youth Ministry?” Here is a quick peek into the answer…

1. Free Food
2. Give Stuff Away At The Door
3. Make Something Epic

Links:

How To Make Your Own Slime: http://funninja.org/project/slime/
The Rules Of Getting To Our New Building: https://vimeo.com/26555537
Jay’s Blog: http://www.jayreynolds.info/
Simple Web: http://simpleweb.cc/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Leave A Question:

Do you have a youth ministry related question? Leave it via the audio player here and maybe it will get featured on an upcoming episode!

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Dec 08 2014

21mins

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Rank #9: 56 | 4 Habits To Help Your Students Grow Spiritually In Your Youth Ministry

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Kenny and Elle talk about 4 Habits To Help Your Students Grow Spiritually In Your Youth Ministry.

Links:

Free GROWTH Resources

Youth Ministry Fails on Kickstarter

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Apr 04 2017

35mins

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Rank #10: 06 | Controlling A Room Of Middle Schoolers In Your Youth Ministry

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Scott Rubin joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question “How Do You Control A Room Of Middle Schoolers In Your Youth Ministry?” Here is a quick peek into the answer…

1. Think more than control – think transformation
2. Keep expectations high
3. Think about your ratio of adults to students

Links:

Blog Post From Tom Shefchunas: http://uthmin.net/dont/


The first half of the bloggers who helped us launch…

Gina Abbas from A Woman in Youth Ministry
JC Thompson
Jen Bradbury
Joel Wood & Geoffrey Turner from Radical Parents
Justin Herman
Ken McIntyre
Nick Blevins
Nick Diliberto from PreteenMinistry.net
Ryan Reed
Stephen Ingram from Organic Student Ministry
Tim Gough
Tom Pounder from YM Sidekick

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Leave A Question:

Do you have a youth ministry related question? Leave it via the audio player here and maybe it will get featured on an upcoming episode!

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Dec 15 2014

20mins

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Rank #11: 09 | Starting A New Youth Ministry

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Jeremy Zach joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question “How Do I Start A New Youth Ministry?”

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
Click Here To Rate And Review

Leave A Question:

Do you have a youth ministry related question? Leave it via the audio player here and maybe it will get featured on an upcoming episode!

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Jan 12 2015

16mins

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Rank #12: 14 | Measuring Spiritual Growth in Your Youth Ministry

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Jerry Gillis joins Kenny and Elle to answer the question “How do you measure spiritual growth in your youth ministry?”

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Leave A Question:

Do you have a youth ministry related question? Leave it via the audio player here and maybe it will get featured on an upcoming episode!

Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Jan 30 2015

31mins

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Rank #13: 57 | A 1-Year Strategy To Grow Your Volunteer Team In Your Youth Ministry

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Kenny and Elle talk about a 1-year strategy to grow your volunteer team in your youth ministry.

Links:

stuffyoucanuse.org/grow

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Apr 18 2017

39mins

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Rank #14: 45 | 8 Must-Have Party Games To Pack For Your Next Retreat In Youth Ministry

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Adam Williams joins Kenny and Elle to talk about their favorite games to play with students at camp or on a youth ministry retreat.

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

The Games We Talked About…

  1. PHARISEES: The Party Game by Kenny & Elle – $20 on Kickstarter
  2. Codenames – $16 on Amazon
  3. Two Rooms and a Boom – Currently out of stock
  4. Exploding Kittens – $20 on Amazon
  5. The Resistance – $15 on Amazon
  6. King of Tokyo – $25 on Amazon
  7. Snake Oil – $25 on Amazon
  8. Spyfall – $25 on Amazon

We Need Your Help:

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Jul 05 2016

44mins

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Rank #15: 81 | The 4 Must-Haves of Discipleship in Youth Ministry

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Sean A. Fenner joins Kenny and Elle to talk about the four must-haves to effectively disciple students in your youth ministry.

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

Youth Ministry Labs: https://youthministrylabs.com/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Be A Part Of The Discussion:

We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Jun 04 2019

26mins

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Rank #16: 20 | Bullies, Victims, and Creating Safe Places in Your Youth Ministry

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Josh Shipp joins Kenny and Elle to talk about how we can respond to students in our groups who are bullies, how we can encourage victims of bullying, and how to create safe places in your youth ministry.

Links:

FreeTeenHelp.comhttp://freeteenhelp.com
Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts and ideas, or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!

Mar 12 2015

35mins

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Rank #17: 24 | Helping Small Group Leaders Partner With Parents in Your Youth Ministry

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Kenny and Elle talk about how to help small group leaders partner with parents in your youth ministry.

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Apr 09 2015

36mins

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Rank #18: 11 | Small Groups for Insiders and Outsiders in Your Youth Ministry

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Kenny and Elle answer the question “How Do I Create a Small Group Environment For All Types of Students in My Youth Ministry?”

Links:

Creating A Lead Small Culture Book Club: http://goweekly.com/blog/welcome-to-the-lsc-book-club/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Do you have a youth ministry related question? Leave it via the audio player here and maybe it will get featured on an upcoming episode!

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Jan 19 2015

28mins

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Rank #19: 78 | High School: 4 Things You Must Know | Youth Ministry

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Irene Cho joins Kenny and Elle to talk about the most important things in middle school ministry, youth ministry.

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

Youth Ministry Labs: https://youthministrylabs.com/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Apr 23 2019

38mins

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Rank #20: 54 | Taking Your Small Groups Strategy To The Next Level In Youth Ministry

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Kenny and Elle talk about taking your small groups strategy to the next level in youth ministry.

Links:

Experience Mission: http://experiencemission.org/

We Need Your Help:

Did you like what you heard? Please help us out by taking a few seconds to rate and review our podcast on iTunes. It really will go a long way to help us spread this tool to youth workers all over the world.
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Feb 28 2017

50mins

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