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26 05, 2016

Junior High Youth Group Game: Summer Mix Up

By |May 26th, 2016|Game, junior high ministry|0 Comments

Written by Mike Sheley

As summer arrives, we often hear high school graduates reminiscing about their younger days – sometimes just a few years ago in junior high! What if we took this phenomena and turned it into a game for our ministries?!

Culturally, we have “throwback Thursdays” which can be just a week or so ago […]

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12 04, 2016

Scannable: Using Technology to Organize Your Ministry

By |April 12th, 2016|junior high ministry, technology|0 Comments

Written by Mike Sheley

How many of you would describe yourselves as organized?

If you’re like me, it’s more of a learned skill than a natural ability.

That seems to be common in youth ministry.

Ironically, with payments, forms, paperwork, invoices, receipts and good old post-it notes, our ministry requires a ton of organization.

How do we keep all of […]

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6 04, 2016

Junior High Lesson: Don’t Be Afraid (part 1 of 2)

By |April 6th, 2016|free jr high lessons, junior high ministry|0 Comments

Written by Mike Sheley
Junior High Youth Group Lesson on Fear and Change
This two-part lesson series is perfect for transition time. You could use these as teachings at a pre-promotion event for students coming into your junior high ministry. You could also use them as a special two-part series after promotion either for […]