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     //// FREE RESOURCES 
Combating seasons of discouragement
Taking control of your thoughts
Is Jesus really #1 in your life?
When your Spiritual World & Your Everyday World don't match
In ministry it is too easy to know "things" and not know "God."
Hanging on to spiritual mileage
10 simple principles in growing and teaching true character
Character...choosing to do the right thing in those non-glamorous moments
Often desert times are part of God's plan for spiritual growth
Trusting Christ EVEN IF I don't understand the circumstances


     //// RETREATS 
Hanging on to spiritual mileage
Key pragmatics for hosting an interactive retreat
Keeping social media from distorting our view
Having passion and perseverance
Craving Jesus for lasting satisfaction
Living life focused on the END GAME
The power of our thoughts
Who is influencing me?
Unlocking God's personal standards for us
Who is really in charge?
Lining up propaganda with the truth of God's Word


     //// COMMITMENT TO CHRIST 
What are you really after?
A cause worth fighting for
Unselfish, authentic, consistent, Christ-Centered LOVE
Being faithful to the end...Just stick it out. Stay faithful. Endure.
Living a life of committed Christianity
To be a conqueror, we must first be conquered
Inspiring the personal choice to passionately come after God no matter what our feeling level
Live wholeheartedly for Christ
Having an adventurous, breath-taking and evangelistic faith
Encouragement to transform prayer lives
"Doable" specifics on how to live out faith
The cost of choosing to coast rather than chasing after the things of God
In ministry it is too easy to know "things" and not know "God."
Learning to fight for your time with God
A message to stir up the mediocre and routine lulls
6 points to jump-start your relationship with Christ



     //// ENDURANCE 
When fatigue walks in, faith walks out
What to do while you're waiting
9 Keys to Long Haul Ministry
Observations from crash sites
Encouragement for times when ministry seems overwhelming
Fighting through feelings of inadequacy
Keeping all your ministry tanks full
Things often seem much worse in my mind than in everyone else's
4 psychological assets that will help you grow your grit
Encourage students to keep fighting the battles of life
God can use our negative situations to create something very beautiful and eternal
9 ways that we can become better people of commitment and follow-through
Choosing to manage our joy
Living victoriously when the "tough times" come into your life
Simple steps churches can take to reverse the current stagnating spiral
4 helpful escape hatches for making spiritual mileage last


     //// SPIRITUAL WARFARE 
The ABC's of Overcoming Guilt
Is Jesus really #1 in your life?
Recognizing the traps the Enemy delights to lay for us
The power of Scripture when dealing with temptation, guilt, a lack of faith, and tough times
Falling too much in love with this present world
Intercessors who are willing to "Stand In The Gap"
Lessons learned from the Holocaust
5 pragmatic, strategic steps
7 common "landmines," the devil uses to dilute and shorten your destiny
Learning to recognize signs of mediocrity in your life and ways to overcome it
How to identify your "enemies" and allow God to use them to add value to your character
A close look at the progression of sin
Keeping spiritual life alive when the "feelings" of God have faded
Pulling back the veil on spiritual warfare by exposing the Enemy and examining our weapons of choice
Learning to take ownership of your faith
Sharpening your spiritual relationship with Christ


     //// AUTHENTICITY 
Perseverance produces character
It's much easier to GET FOLLOWERS, than it is to be WORTHY OF BEING FOLLOWED.
Some counterfeits aren't easy to see
We all want to throw spears sometimes
4 principles from the Book of Acts on becoming the kind of person who turns the world upside down God's way
Finding your own "spiritual pathway"
Learning to be an authentic Christian
Providing encouragement, along with valuable wisdom and hope
Avoiding costly mistakes dealing with SIN and PRIDE
Discovering spiritual truth: Am I becoming more and more like Jesus?
Where you struggle making your "spiritual world" match your "everyday world."
Keeping past pain from ruining your present and your future
The daily choices that challenge character and question authenticity
Calling students to a deeper level of commitment
Walking consistently with the Lord, no matter what you're "feeling"
NYLC General Session with Jeanne Mayo (VIDEO RESOURCE)


     //// SIGNIFICANCE 
Be a NONSTOP person with GRIT
What's my ONE THING?
What is my purpose in life?
Owning Your Character
The top 10 lessons from the life of this epic hero
What will be the signature of your life?
Living a whatever it takes life of heroism and selflessness
God has a plan and purpose for your life
Fighting for a God-sized dream
By the willful laying down of our rights we come to understand what ultimate power and authority truly looks like
How to chase after the heart of God
Relationships, God's love, & doing something impossible with our lives
3 things to remember if we want to be consumed for Kingdom purposes
5 pressing needs of church leaders
Living a life of purpose and passion
Finding that God's "Plan B" for your life is even more exciting than your "Plan A."


     //// CHRISTIAN LIFE 
Fun is an ATTITUDE...not an ACTIVITY
To receive “new wine” you have to become a NEW WINESKIN
We far too often shorten the power of prayer
The threshold of your destiny could rest on one isolated choice
Lining up the harbor lights so that we don't shipwreck our lives
Guiding students to find God's will for their future
Hanging on to spiritual mileage
Real superhero principles from them from the Word of God
Taking control of your thoughts
The importance of preserving through life's trials
Mind games when it comes to the topic of grace
4 areas that for all of us can become spiritual scandals
3 guidance keys to help us navigate the Lord's leadership
Are you going to spend your life trying to be great...or trying to make others great?
7 simple questions to help when wrestling with convictions
Friendship; Becoming a student of God's character; Loneliness


     //// CONFLICT 
An unexpected answer...
Trusting Christ EVEN IF I don't understand the circumstances
12 times the Enemy may plant the thought in your mind that what you're doing is making you feel like a fraud
Learning to gain God's heart and grow to "hate" evil
Reproduce who you are; Being taken for granted; Personal Sin; 5 ministry tanks; True happiness
Help students really "love their neighbor the same way they love themselves."
7 resilience tips for moving on after adversity
How to handle disappointment...even disappointment with God
Learning to let go of the junk like unhealthy friendships, attitudes, fears, hurts, insecurities...
An answer to the question, "Where is God?" in the midst of tragedy
4 biblical principles that will help us gain wholeness and victory despite life's hurts
Causes of and help dealing with depression
Dealing with GOSSIP and SARCASM
Dealing with addictions
Biblically, we handle temptation and evil differently
Recognizing mistakes and learning to disarm them


     //// SUCCESS 
Leadership lessons from one of our greatest presidents
7 things that will take you out of the ministry race
If the potter takes a pot off a shelf too soon...it will crack
3 Pivotal Questions
Traits of a Level 5 Leader
Avoiding some of the pitfalls in ministry
A life that is both exciting and fulfilling...even during difficult seasons
People will forget your message, but they will remember key stories
4 ways to combat comparison and competition
5 common myths that we all hear, believe and try to achieve
Taking time to evaluate how we are doing as we lead others
Boredom syndrome; Exiting a ministry; Learning to die well
Failure is never final; Higher standards; Attitude; Being a frog kisser
Taking Leadership To The Next Level
6 lessons on how to transition well
Lessons learned from this example of the Enemy cashing in on unrepented sin


     //// EVANGELISM 
Making a difference in your world
Creating a true friendship culture
Bring to life the concept of giving your life away for others
How to intentionally love family and friends in ways that will enable them to hear and see Jesus
Steps to make big events more effective
Key pragmatics for hosting an interactive retreat
Vision casting night for what your ministry can look like over the next year
Get new students to "come around" and "stick around" as well
Bridging the gap between "guest volume" and "guest retention."
People judge their "church experience," within minutes of walking in the door
A look at doubts people often have about their faith
A ministry growth initiative program
Simple strategies for evangelism
Honoring the death of a student makes even a tragedy a "pain with purpose" situation
Having both numeric and spiritual growth in your ministry
Building relational and evangelism bridges beyond the four walls of your local youth ministry


     //// CULTURE 
Headlines in effectively dealing with Generation Z
Things To Know Before You Graduate
Connecting with & leaving a footprint on the next generation
Comparing cultural misconceptions of manhood and the biblical definition of manhood
Understanding today's generation
3 things to do to center our identity around Christ
What the "big deals" are for this generation's youth
Shedding of a negative self-image and understanding true freedom comes not from self-acceptance, but God-acceptance
A look at what hinders people from responding to the Lord's intervention on their behalf
A reminder not to leave scars for the sake of a laugh
Exposing the Enemy's strategies and tactics that existed in the Garden and are still in play today
Overcoming the awkwardness of initiating & cultivating new friendships
True happiness...or temporary pleasure
A set of "filter questions" to develop clear convictions in the crucial gray zone
Full-length drama: A young man reaches his boiling point through negative turns in his life
Making our Christianity alive and fun


     //// PRIORITIES 
Integrity, the true litmus test for success
How to get it all done
Multiplying time effectively
Learning to take short, frequent "break away times" will make a huge difference in your spiritual health and emotional resiliency
Making each day count to the maximum
Choosing your attitude
Learning to be fiercely intentional about managing our time and our energy
Prioritizing a consistent personal quiet time in your life
Long-distance mentors; Listening to stories; 3-legged stool of Christian growth
Becoming masters of our own attitudes
Making family feel as if they always win
Relentlessly choose to make every moment count
Understanding what setting goals can accomplish and how to write them
To both survive and thrive, it is essential that we become good stewards of our time and emotions
"The Top-Down Attitude" and "No Room For Mavericks"
The importance of focus and priorities in any effective youth ministry


     //// OUTREACH 
Having lasting, eternal impact
Creating Legacy...What you will be remembered by?
A challenge for students to push past insecurities and be bold in their commitment to the Lord
Becoming addicted to creating a Christ-honoring difference
Full-length Drama: While we are building walls to separate us from God, He is building walls to protect us
Full-length Drama: Becoming complacent in your faith
What are you hungry for? Acceptance... Purpose... To Win...
Successfully getting the response you are looking for
Our daily decisions can derail, detour or drive us toward our destiny
Challenges Christians and non-Chrstians to come face to face with what they truly believe
Proven means of youth ministry growth
Ministry is who you are, not what you do
10 core values that have been Jeanne's anchors in youth ministry
NYLC Breakout Session with Aaron Burke
NYLC Breakout Session with Aaron Burke
NYLC Breakout Session with Jaroy Carpenter


     //// MINISTRY PRAGMATICS 
Secrets for coaching a winning team
Should we be inviting THOSE KIDS to our service?
Youth ministry and finances
What's my over-arching DNA, focus, mission, and purpose in life?
No matter how much we all love teenagers, we're wired up pretty differently
Help to sharpen teamwork with some of the amazing females around you
10 key things to focusing on when casting vision for the future
Creating specific change in youth ministries without demolishing them
Creating balance in youth ministry
Pragmatic ways to get kids in the door and keep them
10 principles for inventing your future in youth ministry
Strategies to make fundraising easier, more profitable and fun!
Pragmatic keys of winning from a high school coach
6 keys that will help make your communication stick
Fail the friendliness test in youth ministry and you fail
Simple ideas for inviting visitors and making them feel welcomed


     //// CREATING FAMILY 
We have much more in common
Get beyond people's masks through real, authentic community in small groups
All of us unconsciously attach feelings that we have of our own earthly father to our concept of our Heavenly Father
Making the Word of God come alive
4 keys to friendship success
14 ways to help make parents your allies
Your past does not define you...sharing the Father-heart of God for all of us
Becoming a conduit of the Father Heart of God in your ministry
7 principles to help you "Cultivate The Heart Of A Shepherd"
What it looks like to take care of each other well
Some frightening facts and great insights
A fresh reminder of the Father's pursuing love for us
Building a welcoming environment
5 simple steps on how to recruit and keep your volunteer leaders
Teaching your students how to sort through their relationship with their parents
Pragmatic principles to positively affect your families through faith


     //// DISCIPLESHIP 
Leading through a crisis
What marks and defines them as different from any other generation in history?
Where there are people, there's conflict
Defining the win with our volunteer leaders
Creating a champion leadership team
9 ways that you can raise your "L.Q." (Listening Quotient)
Leading those with an immense level of leadership, influence or giftedness
Effectively impacting students in these highly important years
Some comparisons of being a leader and a friend
8 points to help students navigate same-sex attraction
Managing the reasons they leave to help our volunteers to stay in the game long-haul
Being authentic; Controlling the atmosphere; The art of listening
Holy Spirit hit list; Ministry habits; Romance business
3 legged stool; Handling conflict; Mind games; Mountaintops; Resentment
5 pragmatic steps learned from decades of relational discipleship
Discipling your gang in their transformational sweet spot


     //// EMOTIONS 
Dealing with Loneliness and rejection
Overcoming the Father Wound
Causes of depression and ideas on how to deal with it
Dealing with rejection
One of the primary weapons the Enemy uses on leaders
Combating seasons of discouragement
Deal with "IN Security" by flipping the words around and finding "Security IN" Jesus
Things we can control that can move us toward the Christian life we all want
The causes, effects and ways to conquer this frequent root of ministry burnout
Choosing the direction of your thought life
4-part drama that helps visualize the fact that misdirected anger can ruin your life
"Whoever we most fear...we will eventually serve."
Dealing with the fears of rejection and insignificance
NYLC Super Session with Robert Madu
NYLC Breakout Session with Mitch Soule


     //// DATING/MARRIAGE 
What it means to have healthy romantic relationships
If not for the Grace of God...so go I
Challenging students to walk with commitment not compromise
Dealing with unchecked patterns of sin
Dealing with sexuality in a way that leaves people with a sense of hope
Sometimes it's easy to "play both sides" Spiritually
A biblical and realistic look at true love
What the Bible says about sex outside of marriage
Making Jesus the epicenter of your "someone need"
Dating is just dress rehearsal for marriage
The search for intimacy
18 amazing pieces of advice to help us in our pursuit of victory over porn
Our emptiness is not so much a case of a missing person, but a missing purpose
Practical ways to overcome physical and mental sexual temptation
10 questions to ask seriously dating single adults before they "pop the big question."
The power of what we allow to linger in our imagination, especially in sexual areas


     //// RELATIONSHIPS 
Dating is dress rehearsal for marriage.
The impact of letting the wrong people get too close
To be successfully married you must first be successfully single
Examining the "Try and See" approach to relationships
What guys and girls wished the other sex knew
Navigating the concept of covenant friendship
Negative "soul ties" that blur our spiritual vision can destroy us
Relationship pain and having the guts to make things right between you and another person
5 practical ways to learn to forgive
Putting priority on human relationships, not just online ones
Finding some authentic heroes
6 key purposes for doing life together in groups
4 steps on how to move our relationship with the Lord from "Fan" to "Best Friend
12 suggestions to improve your relationship
Friendship choices
The "Father Wound"


     //// INSPIRATIONAL STORY 
A cause worth fighting for
The impact of letting the wrong people get too close
Unselfish, authentic, consistent, Christ-Centered LOVE
Some counterfeits aren't easy to see
What it means to have healthy romantic relationships
What guys and girls wished the other sex knew
Making a difference in your world
Lining up the harbor lights so that we don't shipwreck our lives
Things To Know Before You Graduate
Trusting Christ EVEN IF I don't understand the circumstances
Get beyond people's masks through real, authentic community in small groups
Challenging students to walk with commitment not compromise
Having lasting, eternal impact
Guiding students to find God's will for their future
Dealing with unchecked patterns of sin
Hanging on to spiritual mileage


     //// VIDEO RESOURCES 
What are you really after?
Secrets for coaching a winning team
A cause worth fighting for
Leading through a crisis
Dealing with Loneliness and rejection
When fatigue walks in, faith walks out
Be a NONSTOP person with GRIT
Overcoming the Father Wound
Dating is dress rehearsal for marriage.
All of us unconsciously attach feelings that we have of our own earthly father to our concept of our Heavenly Father
The importance of preserving through life's trials
Making Christ-honoring choices for a lifetime of success and happiness
A challenge to students not to just be Dreamers, but to put action behind their aspirations
Shedding of a negative self-image and understanding true freedom comes not from self-acceptance, but God-acceptance
NYLC General Session with Heath Adamson (VIDEO RESOURCE)
NYLC General Session with Jeanne Mayo (VIDEO RESOURCE)


     //// SKIT/DRAMA 
A cause worth fighting for
The impact of letting the wrong people get too close
What it means to have healthy romantic relationships
The ABC's of Overcoming Guilt
What is my purpose in life?
Having lasting, eternal impact
Creating Legacy...What you will be remembered by?
Taking control of your thoughts
God has a plan and purpose for your life
Recognizing the traps the Enemy delights to lay for us
Dealing with sexuality in a way that leaves people with a sense of hope
Sometimes it's easy to "play both sides" Spiritually
Creating a true friendship culture
Dealing with rejection
Negative "soul ties" that blur our spiritual vision can destroy us
A biblical and realistic look at true love