RYM 062: Sunday School Or Small Groups

RYM 062: Sunday School Or Small Groups

Is a small groups model better than a Sunday school model? And should your church really consider a shift from Sunday school to small groups? This week, join some of the Orange students team for a candid conversation all about the benefits and drawbacks of both Sunday school and small group strategies, and how to tell whether or not it’s time for your ministry to make a shift.   How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud | Spotify   EPISODE RECAP When you think of Sunday... Read More
RYM 061: Understanding How You’re Wired As A Youth Ministry Leader

RYM 061: Understanding How You’re Wired As A Youth Ministry Leader

We’re all wired in our own way, and it’s likely that looks different from the people around us. And while that might seem obvious, what’s not always obvious is how the way we’re wired can affect the ministries we lead. That’s why it’s so important to spend time getting to know yourself! On this episode, join ministry leaders for a conversation about understanding how you’re wired and how knowing yourself better can help you become a more effective youth ministry leader. How to... Read More

Why Is My Curriculum Missing A Week and What Should I Do About It?

As a youth pastor, your schedule is important. Your time is both limited and valuable, and that can make planning content for your weekly services a challenge from time to time. Between your day to day responsibilities at your church, prepping and pouring into your small group leaders, and making time for your students, finding the space to develop new content each and every week just isn’t easy. Enter XP3! Helping eliminate the challenge of content creation for youth pastors is one of the... Read More
RYM 060: Coaching SGLs To Show Up Randomly In Students’ Lives

RYM 060: Coaching SGLs To Show Up Randomly In Students’ Lives

Showing up for students outside of youth group can seem like an overwhelming task for your Small Group Leaders. But the truth is, when we show up in students lives when we don’t have to—when we show up randomly—it can have a huge impact. On this episode, join some of the Orange Students team for a conversation with youth pastor Katie Matsumoto about coaching SGLs to show up randomly and the potential impact it can have in our students’ lives. How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher |... Read More

XP3 Middle School SUMMER 2019 SEASON RELEASE

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for: Summer 2019 curriculum season release day! I’m so excited to share with you what we’ve got coming your way this summer in our brand new season of curriculum at XP3 Middle School. We’re covering four different and very important topics this season that we think have the power to impact middle schoolers right where they are! Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store for Summer 2019: LOOKOUT How many times in life have you heard a middle schooler talk about... Read More
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