Tips For Preaching To Youth

There are many resources out there to help you improve your preaching. Books, podcasts, videos, courses, and Youth Min NZ does a communicators course, if you're interested. Rather than cover the same ground as others have covered, I thought I would do some thoughts, ideas and tips that might help you prepare to preach...

Speaking To Teenagers book

When Doug Fields and Duffy Robbins get together on a project, you know it is going to be good.


Get ready for a crash course in effective communication. More than just a book on how to "do talks," Speaking to Teenagers combines the experience and wisdom of two veteran youth ministry speakers, along with insightful research and practical tools, to help you develop messages that engage students with the love of Christ and the power of his Word...

June - Practical Skills Month

ur focus for the month of June is on practical skills.

Youth ministry is more than just hanging out with young people. It can involve a number of other tasks and responsibilities. There are loads of them, but this month we thought we would focus on skills like preaching, running games, planning and running events.

Developing an EPIC Generation - Experiential

man crowd surfing at a concert

EPIC is this understanding that the current generation is Experiential, Participatory, Image-rich & Connected, and if we are going to teach and develop young people then we need to be communicating in these ways, because they are more meaningful to them.

Today I wanted to expand on the concept of Experiential