This week I thought we’d examine some old school stuff that is still relevant, or even more relevant, for your ministry. I was planning on using some other videos for this old school moment when this gem came across my screen. I remember back in the day the whole puppet
This week I thought we’d examine some old school stuff that is still relevant, or even more relevant, for your ministry. Yesterday I have been reading this article by CNN on Fred Craddock Jr. who is widely considered one of the greatest preachers ever. I had the chance to
This week I’m going old school highlighting some of the things in ministry that still work, or could even be more relevant than ever before. I began work at a new church this fall. This is a smaller church than what I had been used to working at and there
this article was originally written for Youthworker Movement In African cultures a common greeting between people from a tribe not their own would be “How are the children?” The idea behind that gesture is that if the children are doing well then the village/tribe is reflective of that wellness. We
this is part of our ‘no frills’ bible study. this covers the first three chapters of the Gospel of Matthew this bible study is designed for those groups that want to do a walk through the bible in the order that it was written. we call this ‘no-frills’ in that
GOD WANTS A RELATIONSHIP, NOT JUST A TALKING HEAD. Many times we observe prayer as this moment when someone “prays” to God and does all of the talking. If our friends did all the talking we would not consider them to be good friends. If we did all the talking
this is a weekly lesson that takes youth through the Jesus Prayer or Breath Prayer This is the second installment (week 2) of our series on Prayer practices. We explore the practice of the Jesus Prayer or the Breath Prayer (which ever you like to choose to call it). There
Had an opportunity to sit down with Hank Hilliard of the General Board of Discipleship’s Division on Ministries with Young People for their monthly webinar. Took this time to share some of the idea behind YouthWorker Circuit and other big ideas.
One of my favorite technology tools in ministry is Google Calendar. It has so many capabilities to not only house your information, but to share with others so that they can tap into that information. The technology also has the ability to reach out of the computer and keep you
This Youthworker Job Description is designed to be very descriptive in order to be a measurable entity. You can account for every action in here as something you can do except for some of the specific “build relationship” type descriptions. This isn’t meant to be an “in the can” description
The audio of everyone on the Live Call didn’t come out for some reason, so I may seem like I am talking to myself. I promise, there were people on the other end of the training. The video quality isn’t the best for some reason. So apologies there as well.
Facebook is the new “Third Place” for many teenagers these days. If it isn’t Facebook it is probably some other social media site. Whichever the tool, the behavior is going to stick around for years to come. Young adults, and older adults, are using social media to keep connected
With this 30 minute video we go through how easy it can be to create a website for your youth ministry. We use WordPress as a content management system so that once we make the set up of the site we don’t have to do any page design, just