It is that time of year when many of us run to the internet to try to find new club songs. I was on that quest myself when I got an email that saved me loads of time. Musician and YL-music-rescue-man S.Martin contacted me and said, “Sean could you use […]

For our first club of the year we did “The Tonight Show Starring Pinnacle Young Life”. We were able to create a fun graphic to get the word out (S/O to Felipe Contreras!), did a few new songs, had a club kid learn the piano music to “thank you notes”, […]

I recently had a conversation with Bree Haskell about how we lead the Bible discussion in our FYL groups. She asks great questions! I ended up writing a rather detailed response. You can download it here, but it is also below for your viewing enjoyment… PS It will be a […]

I’m going to answer two questions and tell you a mistake I made recently. First question, what is Periscope? Basically, Periscope is an app which allows you to live-feed video from your phone to people. Think of it as Twitter with live video. People can watch it live and they […]

Wait for it… Wait for it… Wait for it… BOOM! Club, campaigners, contact work, meetings, meetings, meetings (REPEAT). As a YL leader we know how to crank out these things and more to serve the purpose of sharing the great news of the gospel. But, if we aren’t careful we […]

Power-Start the Year: On-Campus Prayer Walk

I always tell people Young Life began out of two developments. I will tell you one of them: prayer. There is a lot that can be said about how Young Life was saturated in prayer right from its beginning, consider just these few entries from the diary of Jim Rayburn, […]

Anyone who knows actual living, breathing, teenagers is well-aware of their social media consumption. It is high, really high. It is tool of life for us all. For YL leaders it is a tool, an important tool. Note that it is just a tool. I’ve tried to capture some of […]

Over the summer I normally try to post a couple things that I learned over the previous school year. If you want see the series as it has developed over lots of years then click here. If you have anything you learned from last year that you would like to […]

Over the summer I normally try to post a couple things that I learned over the previous school year. If you want see the series as it has developed over lots of years then click here. Most of the “This Year” posts are about something I learned and basically “figured […]

Over the summer I normally try to post a couple things that I learned over the previous school year. If you want see the series as it has developed over lots of years then click here. In our camp training we always say that camp is a two week commitment. […]