YMU FREE Sample Session

Ready to give YMU a try for FREE? We'll give you access to a session from YM101 with Doug Fields called Understanding Relational Ministry. It's super practical and helpful and representative of the kind of amazing content here!

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Once you make this FREE purchase, you'll immediately have access to this sample session and give you a chance to experience the interactive session quiz and get a feel for the overall experience. You'll notice how incredibly simple and fast the site is, as well as get a vision for how powerful this tool could be in your youth ministry.

FREE SAMPLE SESSION DESCRIPTION: Youth workers must understand the principles of relational youth ministry in order to become effective leaders with teenagers! Doug will help you tackle the difficulties connected to relational youth ministry as well as addressing four types of relationships every adult ought to look to build. [Spoiler alert: Doug takes this concept even deeper in Course 201--in a session called Enhancing Relational Youth Ministry.]

Each session with the Youth Ministry 101 course includes: (1) 10-minute training videos, (2) a downloadable outline, and (3) a fun, interactive, quiz and reflection platform (for those who want to turn this into a Youth Ministry Certificate). It's learning made easy... at your speed. 

  • SESSION 1: Leaders Commit to Learning (Josh Griffin)
  • SESSION 2: Three Essential Traits for All Youth Workers  (Josh Griffin)
  • SESSION 3: Remembering Names in Youth Ministry (Doug Fields)
  • SESSION 4: Understanding Relational Ministry  (Doug Fields)
  • SESSION 5: Understanding the Students You’re Working With (Chap Clark) 
  • SESSION 6: Pastoral Care for Teenagers (Katie Edwards)

NOTE: If you're the lead youth worker, family pastor, CE director, senior pastor (basically, anyone overseeing youth ministry) you might want to check out our Bundle (101-401) that includes a license agreement so all of your volunteers can recieve on-demand training throughout the year and (if they want) complete a Certificate in Youth Ministry.

Doug Fields & Josh Griffin’s 50+ year combined years of youth ministry experience is now available to help train, shape, and resource you as a youth worker. In addition, they’ve invited some of the key thought leaders in youth ministry to chime in and add to your youth ministry education. Each class is only 10 minutes long and filled with wisdom, insight, and helpful tips to make you more effective. Experience one Course… or, better yet, complete all 24 Sessions (Courses 101-401) to receive a DYMU certificate and join the growing list of YMU graduates.