5 Tips For Asking Good Discussion Questions In Catholic Youth Ministry

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Each Fall I get the incredible opportunity of going around to different parishes to train Catechists and Youth Ministers.  This year my focus is on the process of Evangelization with a special focus on Discipleship.  In simple terms, I am asking parishes to begin setting up their programs to minister to youth in a small [...]

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8 Key Components of a Good Small Group

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I am working on a presentation that focuses on small group ministry and to start I thought I would list what I thought made a good small group.  It's one thing to invite parishes to do small group ministry but sending them on their way without a map could actually do more harm then good. [...]

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Small Group Questions on Family

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We have been focusing on small groups very heavily in our youth group lately.  Some weeks we have just a quick small group meeting without any lesson or teaching for the night.  This is something I put together to generate discussion among the group.  Can be used for brand new small groups or veteran small [...]

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Spit It Out Junior! – Small Group Icebreaker

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This youth ministry small group activity is a great way to crack open a quiet group.  It does take a little preparation but is well worth it. Materials Needed - Cut out instructions for each person. Instructions: This small group activity is fairly simple.  Here are your instructions. Have group come up with one noun [...]

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Rosary Couples – Small Group Idea

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These youth ministry small group ideas are just quick little things you can do with a small group to mix things up a bit. Rosary Couples As an activity to start the small group meeting have everyone break in to two or three people, give them a rosary, instructions on how to say the rosary, [...]

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