Is youth ministry a BIG strategic focus in your church? It should be!

Youth ministry is often dismissed as something less than strategic in far too many churches. Some even view it as a kind of glorified babysitting. In their thinking, teens need just enough games and God to keep them coming back....until they are old enough to make a difference in the church.

The unspoken implication is that teenagers aren't "real members" until they are old enough to have jobs, give offerings and serve in the big boy/big girl roles of the church.

But Jesus didn't wait for the disciples to get out of their teen years to appoint them as "real" apostles. He appointed them to lead the charge while they were still in their teen years.

Do you find that hard to believe? Then check out Matthew 17:24-27 where Peter, Jesus and the disciples go to Capernaum but only Peter and Jesus pay the Temple Tax. If you cross reference this passage with Exodus 30:14 you'll see that this particular tax, originally the Tabernacle Tax, was only applicable to those 20 years and older.

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The Game Changing App for Teen Evangelism you've been waiting for

Imagine if you could give the teens in your youth group an app that made sharing the Gospel both easy and engaging.

Imagine if this app could remind them to pray for, care for and share the good news of Jesus with their unreached friends, classmates, teammates and family members.

Imagine your teens using it to form or join faith sharing groups for accountability and encouragement when it comes to reaching their friends for Christ.

Imagine this app helping to raise the temperature for evangelism and discipleship in your youth group like never before

Well imagine no more. This app is now available for free on the app store. It's just the app you've been waiting for to help get your teens to "dare to share" the hope of Jesus clearly and confidently.

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Gospelize with Greg Stier - How to Build a Gospel Advancing Ministry! Relational Evangelism Drives It!!

 

In this month's episode of the Gospelize with Greg Stier podcast, Greg begins the second part of a seven part series on how to build a Gospel Advancing Ministry. Part 2 focuses on relational evangelism, what it looks like, and how to implement it into your youth ministry. Check out the video and podcast resources below!

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Dare 2 Share Live equipped teenagers to #Fight2Win

Two years ago when we kicked off our first Dare 2 Share LIVE event, we had no idea if it would work. Nobody had ever attempted a live, coast-to-coast youth ministry event designed to mobilize a generation for the Gospel. 

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Gospelize with Greg Stier - How to Build a Gospel Advancing Ministry! Intercessory Prayer!!

 

In this months episode Greg begins a 7 part series on how you can build a Gospel Advancing Ministry. In this first part - Greg breaks down the first value, "Intercessory Prayer Fuels It."

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A Wake up Call for youth leaders

Have you ever gotten a wake up call while staying at a hotel? These calls tend to be jarring because hotel phones, for whatever reason, tend to be loud. They are necessary, but often unwelcome...especially to deep sleepers.

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5 ways Dare 2 Share Live could be a game changer for your youth group

Dare 2 Share Live is hard to describe.

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You say that evangelism's a priority in your youth ministry? Prove it!

You've heard the old proverb, "The proof is in the pudding." Well, I have a new one for you, "The proof is in the schedule."

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Gospelize with Greg Stier - How to Preach a CLEAR Gospel Message!!

 

In this months episode of Gospelize - Greg Stier comes by to teach how you can preach a clear Gospel. It's vital for everybody to hear a clear message, and it's surprisingly easy to make it muddy.

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Mr Bill's Opus

Last Wednesday night I had the immense privilege of attending a goodbye celebration for Bill Freund (affectionally known as "Mr. Bill"). After 7 years as the youth leader at Grace Chapel in Castle Rock, Colorado he stepped down to pursue the next chapter God has for him in youth ministry.

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Greg Stier

About Me

Hi, I'm Greg Stier, CEO and Founder of Dare 2 Share Ministries. On this blog I share personal experiences about life, ministry, and how we are mobilizing teenagers across America to share their faith. I would love to connect with you. Follow me on Twitter, Facebook or join a move of God at Dare 2 Share.

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