See what I did there? I’ve gone on a bit here and other places grousing about the lack of a standard of youth ministry, particularly within the UMC. “Particularly” because I’m in the UMC, not because they’re worse than anybody else about it. It irritates the hell out of me.
So you do not have Photoshop or Illustrator. You can still make some neat graphics without expensive programs. Here we show you a quick idea of making graphics for your ministry by using presentation software like Keynote or Powerpoint.
We know teens hurt. Offer some sacred spaces for healing of the youth ministry. This is a simple youth healing service to help you give such a space.
Ever wonder what neat ideas you can insert into your youth ministry retreat? Of course you have, so have I. Here’s a fun snack idea to put together for your next youth group retreat. Here you have the Shepherd’s Trail Mix which is a neat package of snacks that have
Unbuild how you motivate teenagers and stop doing youth ministry.
What are some of the trends and research telling us about our youth, millennial teens and young adults, the upcoming youth culture and how our youth ministries & churches can respond? I put together this presentation for a weekend retreat for the California Nevada Conference of the United Methodist Church
We love a good party and we love to play games. So why not create a BINGO game for this years NFL Bowl that is a super game? We don’t want to have the trademark lawyers of the NFL on our behinds so we’re just calling this the “Big Game
What’s In the Hand? We might feel pretty clueless as youth workers throughout most of our time with teenagers. One thing we are not clueless about is our teenagers obsessions with their cell phones. So it wasn’t a shocker to be reading this article on how teenagers are complimenting their
Sometimes you have a need to get youth or adults to sign up for events but cannot or don’t want to wait around till the next gathering time to have that done. Doing something like that online used to be a coders only kind of job, not so anymore. With
Worship resource for a Contemplative Worship for Lent, has prayer stations a simple worship outline. Works for a single worship setting or can be ingrained into a number of weeks during lent. We put together a simple worship service outline for a Contemplative Prayer Stations worship for Lent. You can
I’ve been designing and dreaming up contemplative worship experiences for over 8 years now with youth, young adults, regular ole’ adults and multi-generational groups. It has been one of the most mysterious and gratifying things I’ve done in ministry. Being a part of the movement I thought I’d put together