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No laser lights or even power points.

Only face-to-face, heart-to-heart, person-to-person. Learn it to live it before you teach it.

Relational Resources

• Training guides for ministry skills.

• Creative faith and life conversation aids.


Before and after training.

Ensuring that PML does not become another dusty manual on your shelf.

What You Get

Students helping to expand and deepen faith of their peers.


Students equipped with people skills to care welcome and affirm others!

Students who know to love, as Christ first loved us!


Students living skills every day, everywhere, and in every relationship.

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What People Are Saying


    Lyle knows youth ministry from the inside out. He still serves a congregation’s youth ministry. His advice is current and applicable because he is living it now.  He avoids “you should” type statements. I appreciate that. His suggestions have been effective. My youth ministry is more inclusive and folks are willing to go deeper.
    – Pastor Pam Kelly, Berea, Ohio

    “You could almost see the lightbulbs going off over people’s heads during Lyle’s keynote address. The Spirit of God burned a little brighter in us all thanks to his leadership.”
    – The Rev. Rachel Laughlin, Bridgeport, MI

    “You make ministry fun, approachable, understandable and, most importantly doable.”
    – Emma (High School student)

    “I now understand that my youth are my staff. They are doing ministry every day!”
    – Youth Pastor 

From the Blog

Spirit Nudges

Here is the question! “What Spirit nudges did you sense this week?” What did you see, hear, or sense that caused you to be concerned for another?  How did you celebrate another? Or affirm? For whom did you say, “Yay!” for? How So what? Now what? How do you respond, or want to respond to […]


What if… ministry is not only measured by how many show up for events, (we always will!)  but is also measured by the number of caring and welcoming acts? One group tallied over 2,000 conversations. Who new that every day conversations are really the very front lines of ministry!   PML — CARING CONVERSATIONS BEHAVIORS  […]

Adults Saying, “YAH!” Strategy!

Changes need plans! Plans have to be written! It is the best way to remove them from just being ideas, swimming around in your head. Written plans bring about clarity, gives others something they too can own, and, most importantly, can be passed on.  Adapt the following sample plan for your congregation. RATIONAL Recognizing that […]

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