Relational Ministry in an Over-Connected World
01 September 2016
“Isolated in a world full of connection.” This is how a student described herself to me last week in our small group. She was sharing how she feels like all of the ways we “show ourselves” to the world just creates an illusion of perfection,..
Sneak Peek! Pierced: The New Testament
31 August 2016
Novel-like New Testament Created for Teenagers Group Publishing will release Pierced: The New Testament, a fresh approach to Scripture-reading for teenagers and young adults, on September 1, 2016. According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, 80% of 18- to 29-year-olds are reading more..
Maximizing Time with Students Graduating Out of Student Ministry
12 August 2016
Launching recent graduates out of student ministry can be a mixed bag of emotions. Some students have been rock stars in your ministry, and their absence leaves leadership gaps that will be difficult to fill. Other students have been leeches sucking the energy and fun..
God Works During Forgettable Moments
11 August 2016
They will remember camping under the stars. They will remember the day at the water park. They will remember staying up for 24 hours at the lock-in. These unforgettable moments in youth ministry build awesome memories and relationships. But unforgettable moments cannot become our most..