Highlights from Simply Youth Ministry Conference
14 October 2016
Originally posted by our friends at nedistrictyouth.wordpress.com. The Simply Youth Ministry Conference (SYMC) is touted as being a conference “for youth workers, by youth workers.” And this year in Chicago, it lived up to that billing as student ministry workers gathered from around the country to..
You Are Not Alone + Simply Youth Ministry Conference
12 October 2016
The Simply Youth Ministry Conference. What an incredible, incredible weekend. I’m personally coming off of it not with a “high” but by feeling more rooted in who Jesus is, who I am and what I’m to do in my next season of ministry. I like..
You Have Something in Common With Charles Barkley
05 October 2016
I have something in common with Charles Barkley. In a 1993 commercial for Nike, Charles famously uttered the words, “I’m not a role model,” and the push-back started immediately. “Of course Charles Barkley is a role model, whether he wants to be or not,” was..
How to Lead Students When Disaster Hits
25 September 2016
Leading Students When A Disaster Hits a Community: Lessons Learned From the Louisiana Flood of 2016 On August 12, 2016, a storm with no name flooded south Louisiana. More than 500,000 people (11% of the state’s population) were affected by the flood. Some homes only flooded an inch..
Three Mistakes Youth Workers Need To Make
21 September 2016
Most people, and understandably so, spend a good portion of their time trying to avoid making mistakes. A mistake on the playing field might cost you the game. A mistake with your bank account can cost you some points on your credit score. A mistake..