127 episodes

Justin Knowles and Sean Lord (2 great friends and veterans in Youth Ministry) have open conversations with each other and great guests about real life hacks in youth ministry. They will talk about things they are doing in youth ministry, what is working, what is not, and have some friends join the conversation along the way. The goal is to share real life, helpful, time saving and efficient hacks to help you do ministry better.

Youth Ministry Hacks DYM Podcast Network

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.3 • 258 Ratings

Justin Knowles and Sean Lord (2 great friends and veterans in Youth Ministry) have open conversations with each other and great guests about real life hacks in youth ministry. They will talk about things they are doing in youth ministry, what is working, what is not, and have some friends join the conversation along the way. The goal is to share real life, helpful, time saving and efficient hacks to help you do ministry better.

    Episode 120: You Asked We Answered

    Episode 120: You Asked We Answered

     In episode 120 of our podcast, Justin and Sean opened the floor for your questions, and they tackled a variety of topics on the show! From navigating growth in your ministry to establishing camp rules, defining student leadership roles, sparking interest in Bible reading among guys, and prioritizing church attendance, they covered it all.Tune in to the episode and grab your notepad because there are plenty of valuable insights to glean from this discussion! It's one you won't want to miss!

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    • 43 min
    Episode 119: What God Has Been Revealing To Us In Leading

    Episode 119: What God Has Been Revealing To Us In Leading

    In Episode 119 of Youth Ministry Hacks, Justin and Sean are getting raw and real about leadership revelations. No fluff, no sugar-coating—just honest conversations about what God's been showing them and how it's shaking up their ministry game.From battling mental headspace to fine-tuning their strategies, they're laying it all out on the table. Forget the old ways of doing things; Justin and Sean are all about creating genuine moments for students to meet Jesus and ditching outdated practices.

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    • 43 min
    Episode 118: Hacks on Discovering Your Calling w/ Brad Lomenick

    Episode 118: Hacks on Discovering Your Calling w/ Brad Lomenick

    In this episode, Sean sits down with THE Brad Lomenick, leadership consultant, coach, author… lots of other things… and talks through leading in 2024, identity as a leader, calling, mission, and ministry assignment. It is a great and challenging conversation that is perfect to start the new year.
    Check out Brad’s Stuff here:http://www.bradlomenick.com/

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    • 40 min
    Episode 117: Hacks On Keeping Your Small Groups Engaged

    Episode 117: Hacks On Keeping Your Small Groups Engaged

    In this episode Sean Lord is solo going through what he walked through his all small group leaders through in their latest training. They walk through how to keep students engaged in groups and how they are to been seen and experienced.

    Check out his slide presentation:https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/h420j8fvtvrreufsp1dct/YMH-Sean-Leader-Training.pptx?rlkey=m4k1yqrk2njir947ld7pwbvz1&dl=0

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    • 25 min
    Episode 116: Hacks On Multiplying Small Groups Training

    Episode 116: Hacks On Multiplying Small Groups Training

    Justin shares some of the content as he and his crew trained their own small group leaders on how they want to multiply their groups, split them, be more “sticky” in welcoming new students placed in them and the vision of why they want to grow them.

    Check out Coleader as well! Coleader.co

    • 24 min
    Episode 115: Hacks Q&A

    Episode 115: Hacks Q&A

    Sean and Justin sat down and took your questions!
    Questions ranged from letting leaders go, to the age old bathing suits rules, to disruptive students, to how midweeks are set up and more.

    Check out Coleader! Coleader.co

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
258 Ratings

258 Ratings

jcouchjr ,

Love this podcast!

As a 15 year youth ministry vet, this is the best, most actionable youth ministry podcast I’ve ever listened to. The perfect balance of humor, banter, and practical helps for our ministry. Always leave each episode encouraged and ready to be more intentional in our student ministry. Justin and Sean are epic!

Jack Janigian ,

Tools That Can Be Used Immediately

Really enjoy listening to these guys. They have a heart for Jesus and a heart for students. The tools that they give can be applied right away to many ministries. Their humble attitudes are evident and this podcast is well worth any youth workers time.

mwcollins.org ,

Awesome show!

Really great advice. A must listen for anyone in youth ministry.

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