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15 Cringe-Inducing Youth Group Stories

15 Cringe-Inducing Youth Group Stories

Leading a youth ministry is no easy job. Teaching the next generation of kids how to be wise and capable adults is no easy task. So why do some youth leaders insist on making their job harder by doing ridiculous things that no one asked for?

While we can all think of some ridiculous things our own youth pastors did over the years, we combed the Internet to find some of the wildest, most cringe stories. You’re welcome/we’re sorry in advance of what you’re about to read:


Can’t think of a single Bible story that requires a Delorean for a prop.


You just have to cancel the whole trip at that point.


He was a man on a mission!




Death by Tootsie Roll during a youth group game seems like a horrible way to go.


Youth pastors, let’s maybe not commit federal crimes? Can we make that a new goal?


We are once again asking youth groups to stop making food challenges. 


Hate to say it but your youth pastor sounds pretty hardcore.


Well, at least their hearts were in the right place…


Seems like this youth pastor isn’t the sharpest tool in the shed.


He’s committed to the bit, we’ll give him that!


We need to speak to this youth pastor immediately to understand exactly what the vision was here.


Don’t think that how God intended for His Word to be used…


Hope every person involved in this story is in deep, deep therapy.


Bold move bringing Michael Jackson moves into a Church of Christ.

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