Youth Group Lesson on Temptation

Over the last few years, I have started to eat healthy for the first time in my life. As a result, I’ve lost about 10-15 pounds of fat and have a lot more energy. Overall, I feel great. My approach to resisting unhealthy food is the same approach many students in your preteen ministry take […]
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Preteen Ministry Lesson on Joy

As preteen leaders, we need to demonstrate and teach that only a relationship with Jesus brings us real joy. This free lesson uses a clip from Disney’s summer hit, “Inside Out”. Students will enjoy seeing the connection between the movie character “Joy” and James 1:2-3. The lesson also includes a fun opening game and a great small group […]
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Preteen Game: Tug-Oh-Face

  Here’s an awesome “just for fun” game for your preteen ministry! Watch the video below to see the game in action and for a full explanation of how to play. NOTIFY ME the next time we release fun games like this one. By the way, this weekend I will be in Chicago at the Kidmin […]
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how to have a thriving preteen ministry

How to Create a Thriving Preteen Ministry

In an effort to create a thriving preteen ministry, many leaders do something that actually ends up hurting their ministry rather than helping it. Surprisingly, the key to creating a thriving preteen ministry is very simple (yet effective). I unpack all this in a 1 minute 40 second video. Watch the video and find out how to create […]
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Preteen Lesson – God’s Love (Crossy Road Game)

Why this Lesson Is Awesome: from Nick Watch this video to find out why this lesson is so awesome and why the preteens in your ministry need to hear it. Preteen Lesson – (God’s Love) Crossy Road DOWNLOAD THIS LESSON IN PDF FORM FOR FREE Bible Verses: Romans 8:35-39, Isaiah 40:28-31 Bottom Line: God’s love is everlasting, […]
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Back to School Event Ideas for Preteen Ministry

Back to School Kick Off Events for Preteen Ministry

Written by Rob Quinn I love back to school time in preteen ministry! Looking at it form the perspective of preteens, there are so many new things happening and changing for them at the beginning of the school year. We have a golden opportunity to kick-off the year with a bang. When I think about how […]
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Preteen Game: Ritz Blitz

One of my favorite places to find awesome, crazy and FREE preteen games is Kenny & Elle Campbell put together this amazing website and it’s full of seriously cool games. This is one of my favorites. It’s a sure win with preteens. Enjoy the game! – Nick Diliberto, The Preteen Ministry Guy GAME: RITZ […]
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