Center for Youth Ministry Studies

CYMS Upcoming Free Webinars

School is almost out, graduations are taking place and summer programs are about to begin.  This is an exciting time in the cycle of student ministry, and we’ve got some great presenters lined up for our Free Webinar series.  We

Recommended Reading

Looking for something to read this summer? Check out these must-read books recommended by the Center for Youth Ministry Studies.


Youth Ministry Management Tools
by Ginny Olson, Diane Elliot, Mike Work, Youth Specialties

Archived Webinars

Did you miss CYMS webinars in 2013? If so, I’m here to help you catch up!

Hip Hop Curriculum for Incarcerated Youth & Youth Coming Out of the System

June 18, 2013

Led by K-Rahn, youth advocate in Southern California

Ministry Internship & Job Fair



Post a Comment » Written on October 30th, 2013     
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On October 4th, a group of High School students participated in a wonderful leadership experience known as Emerge!Print

Emerge is a High school leadership initiative developed by the Covenant for high school students and hosted by the Pacific

Reminder: Sign up for School to prison

Get a Taste of NPU & Youth Ministry

Do you have high school students that are considering youth ministry as a major?

Tell them and their parents about North Park University and Center for Youth Ministry Studies Preview Days, coming on November 10-11, 2013.  This program is

School to Prison Pipeline Mini-Conference

The growing prison population of young, urban centered males is at epidemic levels. Moreover, the issues of urban education seem to be mounting at an exponential rate: drop out, inadequate classrooms, burned out teachers.  Higher test scores are only part …

Ministry by Teenagers

Post a Comment » Written on September 18th, 2013     
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9780310670773written by Jonathan McKee and David R Smith

What would happen if we gave teenagers opportunities to serve and use their gifts in ministry prior to high school graduation?

What if we poured into these young leaders, discipling them and

CYMS Upcoming Webinars

Hip Hop is a Voice for Mosaics and The Nones

September 24, 2013, at 2:00 pm CST

Featuring Daniel White Hodge, North Park University

The current young adult population (known as “Mosaics” or “The Nones”) can be difficult to navigate.