Here are ten helpful WyldLife tips from the book "99 Thoughts About Junior High Ministry."
Early Adolescent Development
BEST WyldLife Leader Tip
Remembering what it was like to be in middle school is essential for effective WyldLife ministry. But WHAT we remember and HOW we process those memories are equally important. Here's an important and effective exercise for all WyldLife leaders.
What Middle Schoolers Want Most
Middle schoolers want lots of things - just like we all do. But there is one thing that middle schoolers especially want. And we all have the power to give it to them.
The Leader-Student Age Differential
The Leader-Student Age Differential is an important consideration, especially when building your WyldLife leadership team. Here's why.
Contact Work Dos and Dont’s
Good practices and solid theories need focused clarity in order to keep them from going off-script. This list of Contact Work Dos and Don'ts can build confidence and provide direction for your staff and leaders.
Tips from The Church
The local church has been deeply invested in middle school ministry for a long time. They are well-resourced and have lots to offer those of us doing WyldLife ministry. While not every detail of every idea will transfer into our specific ministry context, much (even most) of it will. The videos linked below are from three … Continue reading Tips from The Church
15 WyldLife Insights from New Staff Training
Each year, new WyldLife staff gather with hundreds of other new and current YL staff for a week of intensive training. Here are fifteen takeaways that this years' new WyldLife staff want to share with you.
What middle schoolers want in a friend
Middle schoolers know exactly what they want in a friend - we should pay careful attention.
WyldLife parent letter
Communicating clearly with WyldLife parents is vital. See an example of how one staff person has perfected the WyldLife Parent Letter.
The Joy of Middle School Boys (lessons from Jesus at 12)
Jesus-at-12 has a lot to teach us about 21st-century middle school guys. He also reminds us why we do what we do.