Shoe Toss

Shoe Toss is a cheap, simple and effective game that can be used from the stage to smaller groups and even at your school programs. It is guaranteed to get participants to volunteer because it is easy, fast paced and doesn’t require much effort. This game surely will get the crowed behind it. The basic … Read more

The Role of Risk Assessments

Most of us who have completed a safety induction with an employer or perhaps undertaken some study recently with a College or TAFE, will no doubt have heard the words “workplace health and safety” or “safe work” more than once!! In fact, while we may not have all the safety terms memorised in our brains, … Read more

Take the hand of our young people

Leader, here is some encouragement for you today. Acts 3:1-3 Peter and John went to the Temple one afternoon to take part in the three o’clock prayer service. 2 As they approached the Temple, a man lame from birth was being carried in. Each day he was put beside the Temple gate, the one called the … Read more

3 Thoughts for Spiritual Rest

As leaders, rest is integral. And not just having a relaxed night in or going to bed early, but spiritual soul replenishing rest. Being able to rest, and resting well, allow you as a leader to be spiritually refreshed, motivated and allows you to outlive your capacity every Youth night. It is a spiritual discipline … Read more

The Ruined Life – Message Series

Our good friend Ps. Chris Astrada has provided this amazing resource, The Ruined Life message series! Chris has served as a missionary to Sri Lanka, a youth pastor and now works as the Director of the Youth Major at Christ For The Nations Institute & Youth For The Nations. After a church or ministry has a powerful & … Read more

Possession vs Ownership

Something that comes across as off-putting in ministry leadership is when a figurehead in youth ministry uses the wrong type of language to describe the mantle they carry. If you want to inspire a team to reach further, dream bigger & serve harder then it is important to understand the value of proclaiming all statements … Read more

The Drive with Ben Higgins

Ps. Ben & Emily Higgins are incredible leaders serving at Life Church based on the south side of Brisbane. Overseeing youth, young adults and creative ministries at Life Church, Ben has a depth of wisdom that comes from his wide-ranging experience. Our team had the privilege of catching up with Ben earlier this year to chat … Read more

Barrel Furniture

As youth pastors we are always looking for cool ways to add to the vibe at our youth nights. Here is one idea that is cheap, easy and really effective! This table and chair set was made by the One Youth Victoria crew.   To make the chairs you draw and cut the desired shape … Read more

11 keys for effective worship leading

Leading our youth into praise and worship is such an important part of what we do. When we come together as a body and lift up His name it makes room for incredible breakthrough. There is always more to discover in worship and also about worship. Which is why worship courses like the one run … Read more