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Why you should bring all your teens (and their unreached friends) to Winter Jam this year

Starting this Friday I'm going to be on tour with Winter Jam and I can't wait! This year's lineup is shockingly good: Crowder, Hillsong Young & Free, Passion Band, Red, Andy Mineo, Building 429, New Song and so many others. I think this is the strongest top to bottom lineup Winter Jam has had in years!

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My 2020 Vision for the Church

I have a vision for the church in 2020, actually for the entire decade. A growing number of believers (including me) are nicknaming the next ten years, "The Roaring Twenties." Because we believe the Lion of Judah will roar like never before through his primary voice to the world, the Church.

With that in mind, here's my 2020 vision:

...I see believers uniting together in the Name of Christ and the power of the Spirit for the glory of the Father to advance God's Name and Fame to a world steeped in darkness.

golden wheat field and sunny day

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Gospelize with Greg Stier - A Disciple Multiplication Strategy Guides It

 

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In this month's episode of Gospelize, Greg is starting going over the fourth part of a seven-part series on how you can build a Gospel Advancing Ministry. In this part, we are focusing on value 4, what discipline multiplication looks like and how as leaders we should do it.

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The Case for (The Right Kind of) Youth Ministry

Before I get any flack for concept stealing, I want to let you know that I got permission from my friend Lee Strobel, author of The Case for Christ, The Case for Faith, The Case for Christmas and, The Case for....just about everything dealing with the subject of Jesus, to spin his "Case for" theme toward youth ministry. 

Lee wholeheartedly agreed that this is a message I should tackle. He, too, is convinced that this next generation needs reached and that it's going to take youth leaders, parents and pastors fully aligned with the right kind of philosophy to reach them.

I hesitate to even use the term "right kind of youth ministry" because I'm actually not referring to any particular youth ministry model or program. Models and programs are fine and necessary, but what makes or break them is, not the program itself but the philosophy behind them.

The old business adage, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast" is also true for youth  ministry. When the right kind of culture is present in a youth ministry almost any model or program will work. And when the right kind of culture is not present then it doesn't matter what program or model you have in place, because it's doomed to fail.

But, before I make a case for the right kind (philosophy/mindset) of youth ministry, allow me to make a case for youth ministry in general. Why is youth ministry  strategically important for the church?

Firstly, and this is something we all intuitively know, the VAST majority of people who put their faith in Jesus do so by the age of 18. I'm sure that you, like me, have read the statistics that the younger a person is the more likely they are to come to Christ. 

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Hellfire, Brimstone and Youth Ministry

I'll never forget when a teenage girl came up to me after a Dare 2 Share conference and asked me two hard questions:

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Gospelize with Greg Stier - Leaders Fully Embrace and Model It

 

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In this month's episode of Gospelize, Greg is starting the third part of a seven-part series on how you can build a Gospel Advancing Ministry. In this part, we are focusing on how as leaders, we have to embrace and model a Gospel Advancing Ministry.

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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 - 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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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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