Seven Types of Daily Influencers
03 May 2016
The everyday ways people influence one another is astounding. I see what you see – the pain it can cause, as well as the life it can create. I believe there are seven types of people influencing our decisions daily: Family/Parent Friend/Peer Consultant/Advice Strategist/Planner Positional/Boss Guru/Model..
For Anyone Who’s Tired of Being Tired
18 April 2016
Our youth director recently shared something that I thought was brilliant. I saw it on her blog, as she wrote about the pain and fatigue any of us can feel in serving God through church: When someone is hurt by a church organization, it’s a special kind..
How I’m Letting Students Lead
12 April 2016
I love seeing students be the church, and a great way they can do that is through our student leadership program. They really get to take ownership of our program and general ministry. We gave students a voice when we first started our student leadership program..
LTYM: Creating Your Student Leadership Program
09 March 2016
We’re back with a fresh look to Let’s Talk Youth Ministry (LTYM)! We’ve made some changes to the show and would love your feedback on the new style. We have a better sound, and the video quality has improved. So let us know what you think! On..
The Secret Sauce of Youth Ministry
08 March 2016
Andy Stanley recently came under fire by suggesting that the secret sauce of youth ministry is in parents getting their kids to attend a large church. At least, that’s the sound byte that’s rapidly spreading around the Internet. (Stanley did apologize and reframed his comments through..