Youth Breakaway I 2017

Today, we’re excited to share a guest post from Mariah Hazzard, Youth & Children’s Pastor at Grace Church, Bouctouche, NB. Mariah recently spent a week with our junior high students and leaders at Youth Breakaway 1. Check out what she has to say about her time with us in Newfoundland.   Galatians 6:9 says:…

YCNL School Tour 2017

Last week, a few of our team members hit the road to the West Coast for the YCNL School Tour 2017. The annual week-long event is part of ‘YCNL Gives Back’. In partnership with Next Gen Ministries, YCNL visits communities to provide resource and assist in supporting the school community. By addressing student issues like…

10 Habits of Mentally Strong Youth Workers

Today we are excited to share a guest post from Dr. Ron Powell, Director of the Youth Ministry Institute at Vanguard College. He has been involved in youth ministry for 30 years. He continues to volunteer, write, teach, and speak to parents, leaders and teens. In “10 Habits of Mentally Strong Youth Workers,” Powell offers…

Welcome – From Our Youth Director

Welcome! We are ecstatic to have our new website and fresh social media platforms to keep you up to date with all the pertinent information for children’s, youth & young adult ministry. Also keep an eye out for any resources that may be posted on Next Gen Live. Youth pastors and youth leaders, camp season…

3 Tips for Registering Your Group for Camp

Our summer camp season is upon us! This means that it is time to start collecting registration for Breakaways, YCNL, and Kids Rock Camp. Here are 3 tips to help make your life easier when processing your registrations this summer: 1. Make A List – The number one tip I give people is to do…

Youth Breakaway 2016

Sometimes in life it can be easy to lose focus of what’s really important. In a world where there are so many things fighting for our attention, it’s important for us to stop and take a moment to refocus. We all need to take a look deep inside of ourselves, evaluate our lives and where…