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Training is the first of YouthTRAIN's primary functions. We aim to provide comprehensive and practical training at various levels to suit leader's needs.

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Providing support is the third of YouthTRAIN's primary functions We aim to offer assistance to youth pastors, youth leaders and churches in order to help them be more effective.

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Revolving Doors: Attracting and Holding Young People

February 14th, 2014 by Murray

  Holding on to young people who come to our youth ministries takes three things: good leaders, good programmes and good strategies. We often focus on the first two and neglect the third. Below are listed twenty one strategies you can use to attract and hold young people in your youth ministries.   STAGE I: [...]

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Seven Essentials of an Effective Youth Ministry Internship

October 3rd, 2013 by Murray

  Having once been an intern myself and, over the past 20 years of youth ministry training, been in contact with countless youth interns and youth pastors with interns, I would like to offer some thoughts on what I believe makes an effective youth internship. I’m currently working on a template for YouthTRAIN sponsored internships [...]

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Secondhand Youth Ministry Books for Sale

September 25th, 2013 by Murray

  In good condition. Email Mark at This way to youth ministry (duffy robins) Youth ministry management tools with cd rom ginny olson, Dianne Elliot and mike work Christian councelling gary r Collins As iron sharpens iron howard and William Hendricks Family based youth ministry mark devries Do they run when they see you [...]

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Understanding Youth Culture: Relativism

August 29th, 2013 by Murray

  At the heart of the previous belief systems is a belief system known as relativism which teaches that truth and moral values are not absolute but are relative to the persons or groups holding them.  In other words, when we declare something to be right or true, it is only right or true for [...]

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The Leadership Obsession: Part 2

August 21st, 2013 by Murray

  Rethinking Failure In Part One I expressed a conviction that we are in serious danger of losing balance in our approach to leadership within the church. In this second part I’d like to explore a point touched on as a requirement for effective leadership, namely that of failure.   Success and Motivation I recall [...]

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