You can read the first three posts here, here and here. Where do we go from here? I am sure there is all of the statistical data to discuss and missional "stratgery" that merits our attention. But if we take a step back and ask, "What works?" I am not sure that we can come … Continue reading Youth Ministry and Evangelism – Part 4 – Where to Go
I have been a fan of Yellowcard since they released their epic album "Ocean Avenue" in 2003. I have loved just about every song they have come out with. Their new album "Southern Air" looks to be a great album and I absolutely love the song "Here I am Alive." In the video it portrays … Continue reading Here I am Alive (Yellowcard)
I had the amazing blessing of interviewing Wayne Cordeiro who is pastor of the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church in Honolulu, Hawaii. He wrote a book a couple of years back called, Leading on Empty where he talked about his journey through burnout and what ministers can do to keep from burning out. We talk … Continue reading Youth Ministry 6.3 #40 – Wayne Cordeiro (Burnout and Depression) FREE RESOURCES!!!!
Lesson #4 – What are the implications of advent? INTRODUCTION Hopefully, if done right, this lesson will be delivered around (or on) Christmas day and will be good for discussion. Please feel free to go over what has been taught and learned in the previous four weeks and discuss any revelations that have occurred amongst … Continue reading Teaching Your Students About the Importance of Advent – Part 5
I interview Lars Rood who wrote the book, "Youth Ministry on a Shoestring." Lars has been doing ministry for over 15 years and is currently the Lead Youth Minister at the Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. Lars and I talk about some practical things we can do on a low budget. Great interview. … Continue reading Win a Free book by Lars Rood! Youth Ministry on a Shoestring
Watching the BAMA-LSU game and then seeing the Twitter, Facebook and other various feeds I was taken back at how serious of fans where are when it comes to our sports. Consider this guy who appeared on national television at what looks like he is crying over the loss... In fairness, I do not know … Continue reading Adventures with Fanatics