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
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
taught by Roberto Rivera, The Good Life Organization
Reload 2009 General Session
taught by Princess Kasune Zulu