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About Josh Griffin

Josh Griffin is one of the leading voices in youth ministry with over 20 years experience in the trenches, most recently as the High School Pastor at Saddleback Church. He's the co-founder of DownloadYouthMinistry.com and been in 300+ episodes of the DYM Podcast with Doug Fields. He's created more than 50 youth ministry resources and authored several books including 99 Thoughts for Small Group Leaders. Josh and his wife Angela have 4 kids, which now includes 2 teenagers of their own! Contact Josh | Speaking Requests
3 Apr 2020

How Doug & Josh Are Using DYM Like CRAZY in their OWN Youth Ministry

By |2020-04-03T10:23:59-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week in our junior high ministry we used DYM like crazy! It was SUCH a fun and engaging time with our students! Here are the elements we used (and a YouTube timestamp if you want to skip ahead …
12 Mar 2020

How to Hold Youth Group If You Have to Cancel for Coronavirus *COVID-19

By |2020-03-16T12:46:41-07:00March 12th, 2020|Teaching/Programming, Technology, Youth Ministry Ideas, Youth Ministry Resources, Youth Pastor Life|1 Comment

This week many churches are making the tough decision whether to hold services or not — even in the church where I (Josh) serve, we’re making decisions today that determine the plan this weekend and probably our local church gatherings …