Monthly Archives: November 2015

Working With Young Leaders

By | November 17th, 2015|

One of the great challenges of youth ministry (or any ministry) is to raise leaders! You may be in a place where you don’t have a leadership team or support structure, and so if you are going to raise leaders, you’ll have to find a way to develop young leaders. That’s a unique challenge, and

Interview With Pastor Jonathan Ngan

By | November 14th, 2015|

Pastor Jeremy Seaward interviews Pastor Jonathan Ngan from SIB Kuala Lumpur about his views on youth ministry in South East Asia.    

10 Marks of a True Shepherd part 2

By | November 12th, 2015|

This article is a continuation from a previous post. You can access it here in case you missed it. Jesus made a distinction between what a true shepherd is, and someone who is a ‘hireling’--just there to do a job with no real care for the flock. As leaders, we should carry the same heart

10 Marks of a True Shepherd part 1

By | November 5th, 2015|

Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Watch over it willingly, not grudgingly--not for what you will get out of it, but because you are eager to serve God. 1Peter 5:2 John 10 is Jesus’ own explanation of what a shepherd is. With His own life as an example, Jesus begins to

Planning a Sermon Series

By | November 5th, 2015|

As preachers we have a weekly obligation to provide our young people with spiritual nourishment and to declare the truth of God's Word. Rather than leaving things to "chance" or last minute inspiration, there is much to be gained by strategically preparing to preach on set topics over a period of time. Here are some

Relationship Q&A

By | November 2nd, 2015|

    Pastor Jeremy Seaward facilitates a Q&A about dealing with relationships in youth ministry. Check out the video to hear questions from youth leaders about the situations they are dealing with, along with practical responses.

The Restoration Process

By | November 2nd, 2015|

    Pastoring young people sometimes means cleaning up a mess. As leaders, we are called to restore those who fall in to sin, but many times don't know where to start or what that process looks like. Pastor Paul Lim facilitates this practical session on the process of restoration.

Establishing a Culture of Purity

By | November 2nd, 2015|

    Discipling young people to live in purity is seemingly a never-ending task! If we're going to be effective in raising up a generation who knows how to live in purity, it has to move beyond a service or event and become a culture. Join Pastors Jeremy and Charissa Seaward in this candid session

Spirit of Tradition vs Conviction

By | November 1st, 2015|

    In this session from our Elevate Collective live event, Pastor James Aiton challenges us to live by Biblical convictions and not simply the traditions that are familiar to us.

What a True Leader is

By | November 1st, 2015|

    Pastor Ben Prescott--Lead Pastor at Free Chapel Orange County--joins us by Google Hangout to discuss what a true youth leader looks like. This session will challenge your faith and vision for what is possible for God to do in and through your life.