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    Motivating Leaders

    Recently I was in a situation where I was working with some leaders, and it became painfully obvious that they were in need of some motivation. The parameters of the project were clear and we all knew what we needed to do. The only problem..
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    Discussion Starter: Ferry Passengers Faced Horrible Choice

    In The News Jindo, South Korea—As rescuers search for more survivors of this week’s ferry disaster, passengers who made it out are recounting their ordeal. Loudspeakers ordered “Don’t move!” even though the five-story ship was sinking. So far, only people who disobeyed by jumping into..
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    When Your Talk Bombs

    Throughout my entire middle school and high school student ministry career, I can hardly remember any talk or sermon given by my youth pastors. And if you, for some reason, actually end up reading this Josh or Mary Jo, please know that I don’t blame..
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    DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 5 – MARKETING TO DISABLED YOUTH AND FAMILIES)

    It is not enough for a youth ministry program to simply be ready to serve the Disabled Youth Community. Rather, the ministry should be proactive in making the Disabled Youth Community aware of its accessibility. It is hoped that any ministry targeting youth with disabilities will be in..
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    Knowing When To Punch Someone

    Ministry can be frustrating. VERY frustrating. Sometimes it comes from leadership. It may not be that you really mind being told to go out to visit little Ms Betty. I mean, she’s 93, went to your church before you became the youth pastor there, has been..
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