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The 3 Best Youth Ministry Sermon Series on Friendship 🀝

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As your students start a new school year, surrounded by new opportunities and new people, the fall is the perfect time to preach on friendships.

Looking for the perfect sermon series on friendship? We’ve got you covered 🀝

Here are our favorite three youth ministry sermon series on friendshipπŸ‘‡

1️⃣ Best Friends

Everyone has a best friend β€” that one person who is like family. They raid your fridge, wear your clothes, share plenty of weird inside jokes, and are incredibly important in your life. More than just comfort and jokes, being a best friend takes intentional work and selfless love. This four-week series unpacks what Scripture has to say on the topic of friendship from the friends we choose and how we love and serve them to how we cultivate a friendship with Jesus. This series will challenge your students to grow in their understanding of true God-honoring friendships.

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2️⃣ W Friends

What is a true friend, or as the young people say, a β€œW” friend? The right kind of friends are special to the soul. Scripture has a lot to say about the kind of people we call friends. In this four-week series, we examine the qualities of biblical friendship and how we can choose the right people and be the right people!

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3️⃣ Thick As Thieves

As human beings created in the image of God, we were never meant to do life alone. We were created for community and relationships. This three-week series dives into three types of relationships God has for our lives β€” relationships with people who pour into us, relationships with people who walk right by our side, and relationships with people who we pour into.Β 

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Explore the Youth Pastor Co Sermon Series Library

Our Youth Pastor Co sermon series library has more than 100 sermon series on a comprehensive list of topics. We’re here to make sure you’re equipped to walk your students through the biblical worldview of virtually any topic in culture or in Scripture.

Every new series includes:

βœ… Sermon Series Graphics

βœ… Sermon Builder Curriculum

βœ… Sermon Bumper Video

βœ… Small Group Materials

βœ… Social Media Graphics

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We hope these youth ministry sermon series on friendship equip you to disciple your students on a deeper level!

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P.S. Each month, Youth Pastor Co brings together the most creative minds in youth ministry to build sermon series packages that are powerful, relevant, and easy to use. Not a member yet? Join us today!

A sermon series graphic for "Bullies In My Brain," a youth ministry sermon series on mental health.

3 Effective Strategies to Kickstart a Strong School Year πŸ’ͺ

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As a youth pastor, it can feel impossible to find the right back-to-school resources for youth ministry. The beginning of the school year can feel overwhelming as you transition from the summer youth group activities back to full-throttle teaching mode. However, embracing the right strategies can transform this transition into a foundation for the upcoming months as your students get back into the rhythms of school. In this article, we’ll delve into three essential approaches to empower both you and your students for a strong and productive school year.

 

Three effective strategies to kickstart a strong school year in youth ministry πŸ‘‡

 

  1. Foster Discipleship by Getting Your Students Reading the Bible

First, one of the best things you could do for the students in your youth group is to get them in God’s Word themselves. As an educator or youth leader, your pivotal role is to guide and nurture young minds. Beyond organizing weekly gatherings and fun activities, your ultimate purpose is to guide them in their relationship with Jesus. This season’s outset is the perfect juncture to establish a structured discipleship plan. Start by encouraging students to participate in a Bible reading plan available on the YouVersion app. Make their engagement rewarding by introducing incentives for consistent scripture exploration.

 

  1. Streamline Your Systems

Next, it’s time for a systems overhaul. Juggling various responsibilities as a youth pastor can be demanding. From mentoring students and orchestrating events to handling personal commitments, it’s easy to become overwhelmed without efficient systems in place. Now, at the commencement of the school year, take the opportunity to recalibrate your workflow. Reflect on your current strategies: What’s effective? What needs improvement? Identify tasks that can be delegated, and create a plan to reallocate your time. Set clear goals and map out the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly actions necessary to achieve them.

 

  1. Choose the Right Curriculum

Lastly, selecting the right curriculum is paramount to effectively shaping your students’ spiritual growth. Your teachings should resonate with their everyday challenges and offer guidance rooted in God’s Word. That’s why, at Youth Pastor Co, we prioritize offering impactful sermon series packages that address contemporary issues in a relatable manner. For instance, our latest series, “Bullies In My Brain,” addresses mental health, a critical concern among students returning to school. Equip your students to conquer anxiety and embrace their divine purpose with this comprehensive four-week series. Check it out πŸ‘‡

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The Bullies In My Brain sermon series is the beginning. Youth Pastor Co has a collection of over 100 sermon series covering a wide range of cultural and scriptural topics, and we add two new sermon series on the first of every month. Every series comes complete with:

βœ… Sermon Series Graphics

βœ… Sermon Builder Curriculum

βœ… Sermon Bumper Video

βœ… Small Group Materials

βœ… Social Media Graphics

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So, we hope these three strategies and back-to-school resources for youth ministry equip you to head back to school with your students stronger than ever before!Β 

P.S. Each month, Youth Pastor Co brings together the most creative minds in youth ministry to build sermon series packages that are powerful, relevant, and easy to use. Not a member yet? Join us today!

3 Perfect Back-to-School Sermon Series ✏️

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Are you looking for the perfect back-to-school sermon series? With your students headed back to school next month, they’re set to encounter new people, new challenges, and new opportunities.

As you prepare what you’re going to preach going into the new school year, we thought we’d compile 3 of our favorite series to preach at the start of school.

Here are the three best sermon series you could preach at the start of the school year πŸ‘‡

 

1️⃣ Climb the Mountain

A sermon series on seeking God.

The start of school is the perfect time to talk about seeking God. When we seek God, we not only find Him, we find ourselves. Over and over again in Scripture, God encourages His people to seek Him. In this four-week series based in Psalm 24, we unpack what it means to truly seek the face of God, and what we will find when we decide to go after Him with all of our hearts.

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2️⃣ W Friends

A sermon series on friendship.

When students head back to school and are surrounded by so many new people, preaching on godly friendships is a great approach. What is a true friend, or as the young people say, a β€œW” friend? The right kind of friends are special to the soul. Scripture has a lot to say about the kind of people we call friends. In this four-week series, we examine the qualities of biblical friendship and how we can choose the right people and be the right people!

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3️⃣ Open Book

A series on evangelism.

August is the perfect time to talk about evangelism with your students. It’s a time when they can take the passion for God they cultivated over the summer into the halls of their schools. One of the biggest action steps of our faith is sharing it with others. God has revealed Himself to us so that we might live as an example for others who He longs to bring into His family. In this three-week series, we explore what it looks like for students to truly know that Jesus is the reason for the hope that is within them and evangelize their world. As they head back to school this fall, this series will equip them to live out their faith boldly, knowing that God has called them to show His love to the people in their worlds.

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Each sermon series includes πŸ‘‡

βœ… Sermon Series Graphics

βœ… Sermon Builder Curriculum

βœ… Sermon Bumper Video

βœ… Small Group Materials

βœ… Social Media Graphics

Our Youth Pastor Co sermon series library has more than 100 sermon series on a comprehensive list of topics. We’re here to make sure you’re equipped to walk your students through the biblical worldview of virtually any topic in culture or in Scripture.

GET ACCESS NOW

We hope these suggestions help as you nail down your back-to-school sermon series!

P.S. Each month, Youth Pastor Co brings together the most creative minds in youth ministry to build sermon series packages that are powerful, relevant, and easy to use. Not a member yet? Join us today!