When you get around a bunch of teenagers you will see them pulling out their cell phones & other devices to start chatting with some other friends miles away. You probably follow suit.. I know I do. Still, youth need their respite from technology. According to this 70% of teenagers
The saying goes “Time in Money”.. and it is in many cases. In youth ministry “Time is Relationship Opportunity”. The opportunity to get together with youth and youth leaders or spend quality time with your family.
Here are 11 time saving tricks for you our fellow youth worker.
So on morning #4, day of festival, I wake up a little early. This far east the sun is up a bit early; when the sun is unbearably baking the side of the tent it’s about 6:45am. It wasn’t unbearable yet, so I knew it was about 6:30. Since the
Greetings from North Carolina! I’m back leading the youth program at the Wild Goose Festival this year and I’m so excited about the team we’ve put together. I’ll be posting a bit from here all week. If you’re at the festival, come by and say hey! The youth tent is
Yes, you probably already know about Evernote, YouVersion, DropBox, Basecamp, the myriad of Google apps, and a host of other productivity applications that are great for youth ministry. But what are some of the mobile (and their web component) apps that are under that radar that you
How do your teenagers engage in online video use? Is there a strategy to use to reach your youth ministry teenagers? Maybe there is something that you are best to avoid considering your groups demographic? The folks at OnlineCollege.org put together this infographic (and we are suckers for infographics) based
Introducing GREEN Green is a 3 week series on removing some of the clutter in our physical and spiritual lives that doubles as a service project. As you progress through the series, you’ll be gathering donations that can be passed along to a local shelter or mission when you’re done.
Let us be honest with one another. Youth ministry as it is most often lived out today is really a series of adult controlled environments strung together with the hope (and expectation) that youth lives will be transformed. Maybe I am the odd ball here but when it comes to
You are a youth worker, you have pre-teens and young teenagers who are under your charge. Did you know that most of them on Facebook are too young to be on the social media platform? If you look up their ‘current’ registration policy (which we know that you all read with
I’ve gotten to the point in my youth ministry career that I realize I’m forgetting things. Not like I forget when I’m meeting people or forgetting to do a headcount before heading home from a trip. But all of the little things that you accumulate along the way to get