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It's that time again. The leaves are falling and the temperature is dropping. Pierce Drake offers a devotional to help you be prepared for transition in your youth group.

In Wesleyan streams of faith, we hear about prevenient grace all the time. But, what does it mean? Jeremy Steele provides an easy-to-understand explanation of how God gives us light so we can see how to follow Him.

Jesus often used everyday things people could relate to in order to teach kingdom principles. Jeremy Steele shares what The Amazing Race can teach us about salvation.

Fun does not have to be separate from the spiritual. Ryan Pendergraph shares tips for games that will successfully contribute to your students' spiritual lives.

How can you get real, in-depth discussion going during your small group lesson? Jeremy Steele shares how you can get your youth to take a bite out of the text.

Do you struggle with discussion time during your small group lessons? Jeremy Steele shares what a "parrot question" is and how to facilitate better discussion.

Where in the world are we going to put all these kids?! Ryan Pendergraph shares some space ideas for your youth group.

You keep hearing about this thing called confirmation, but you have no idea what it is or why you should care. Philip Tallon gives us the rundown.

Teens can be intimidating when it comes to trying to have a conversation. Hal Hamilton offers 9 helpful tips to having great conversations with teens.

Oh no! Fall is on the way! Mike Rollins provides a checklist to help make sure you don't for get anything heading into the fall.

Would you like to learn the hard way what not to do during a church bus crisis with a large group of teenagers? Andrew Chappell shares wisdom on what not to do when the church bus breaks down.

Find out ways to help you engage with students on the autism spectrum in a way that ministers to them.

Is it worth it to do small groups in youth during the summer? Pierce Drake shares advice on the topic, as well as tips for what to teach.

I’ve been thinking a lot about these two words lately; delegation and empowerment. Should we delegate? Do we empower? Both? Read more from Betsy Marvin of the Youth Ministry Collective.