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A Welcoming Environment: Do You Have One?
16 July 2013
When we look to talk about the most effective way to impact students’ lives, the conversation usually goes toward discipleship. Well, that makes sense—we all want to go for depth, not width. Discipleship is an easy principle to grab onto: looking at how you can..
Discussion Starter: Pope, 85, Unexpectedly Resigns From Office
15 February 2013
Rome—Pope Benedict XVI, the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, made a surprise announcement this week, saying he’ll step down February 28 because of his age. The 85-year-old Pope, who’s become increasingly frail, said he’s “had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the..
Discussion Starter: Family Conflict Makes Headlines, Gets Resolved
17 March 2014
In The News Lincoln Park, N.J.—A nasty family spat spilled into public view when 18-year-old Rachel Canning took her parents to court. She accused them of kicking her out of the house and not paying her private-school tuition. Rachel’s parents, Sean and Elizabeth Canning, maintained..
[Fun] Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo
24 March 2014
Clearly, you have a sense of humor. I’m assuming you read the title of this article. Whether or not you know its reference, here you are. Let’s have some fun. According to Wikipedia (which, incidentally, is the exact same phrase that started the French Revolution..
“How were you called to youth ministry?”
26 June 2013
When youth workers talk about “calling” it usually brings them back to a time when they were awakened to the moment when they realized God shaped them specifically for youth ministry. Youth pastors come in all shapes and sizes—just look at us: Josh is fat..