MP3 Downloads

Conference Calls

CYMS hosts conference calls on various youth ministry topics throughout the year.

How the Economy is Affecting Adolescents
featuring Bob Auger, licensed marriage and family counselor, Chicago; Rev. Dr. D. Darrell Griffin, Oakdale Covenant Church, Chicago; Joon Hwang, New Life Church Chicago, Palatine; Dean Lundgren, Evangelical Covenant Church, Chicago

Tips & Tools for Leading Short-Term Mission Trips
featuring Eric Iverson, YouthWorks; Tim Reed, Julia Damon and Kelly Reed with Center for Student Missions

College 101: Tips for Assisting Students and Families Navigate the College Process
featuring Mark Olson, North Park University; J.P. Paulus, IL Student Assistance Commission; Kevin Gwin, P.U.R.S.U.E.

Middle School Ministry
featuring April Diaz, New Song Covenant Church, CA; Nate Severson, Hillcrest Covenant Church, KS; Scott Rubin, Willow Creek Community Church, IL

Navigating the Senior Pastor/Youth Pastor Relationship
featuring Chris Ek and Jenn Zerby, Batavia Covenant Church, IL

Training MP3s

CYMS records workshops and training sessions throughout the year to post online as a free resource.

How to Counter a Culture That Would Rather Watch TV Than Listen to You
taught by Phil Jackson, Tha House Covenant Church

Sparking Hip-Hop(e) in our Work With Youth, Part One
Part Two
taught by Roberto Rivera, The Good Life Organization

Reload 2009 General Session
taught by Princess Kasune Zulu