Teens, Anxiety, and Youth Ministry (Part 2)
27 March 2015
I (Tasha) remember being 17 and talking to an adult about some of the things that was stressing me out only to hear him say, “Enjoy it while you can, Tasha. These high school years are the best years of your life.” I thought, “Are..
FREEBIE: Psycho Ball Game!
27 March 2015
Hey #YMNation! In honor of March Madness, this week’s freebie is basketball-themed. In true youth ministry-fashion, it’s also pretty wacky. The Psychoball Game is perfect for a March Madness event or to mix into your weekly gathering.* This freebie includes: – Game instructions in Word & PDF formats..
Discussion Starter: Young Player Handles Insult With Class
26 March 2015
In the News Philadelphia—After a college baseball player was kicked off his team for an offensive tweet about Little League phenom Mo’ne Davis, Davis came to his defense. Davis, the first girl to pitch a postseason Little League shutout, will be the subject of a..
How to Stay in Youth Ministry, Part 3: Random Thoughts
25 March 2015
As March comes to a close, so does this little series. And because I’ve got a whole bunch of thoughts rattling around in my noggin, I figured I’d wrap up our discussion about how to last in youth ministry by listing a handful of them..
The Secret Sauce of an Extraordinary Retreat
24 March 2015
One of my favorite things to do is speak to middle school and high school students. Over the years of being privileged to do this at weekend retreats, I’ve learned that I need to keep an open mind about what to expect. Without naming names, there..