Owning Your Distraction
31 March 2015
What wastes your time? I’m not talking about picking the wrong lane at the grocery store or being on hold with your Internet provider (again). This also isn’t yet another chance for you to point a finger at church meetings that you think go nowhere or..
How to Stay in Youth Ministry, Part 1: Have a Long View
11 March 2015
A couple weeks ago I was talking to a young youth worker in his early 20’s who said, “Kurt, I want to be a youth ministry lifer like you. How do I do that?” To which I responded, “Well, I don’t even know if I’m..
Don’t Freak Out – Try a N.A.P.
10 March 2015
Confession time… I once auditioned for a national commercial. The tagline of the product? “Never let them see you sweat.” These commercials were famous. The spokesperson would offer an additional summary at the end of the ad, such as “Everyone feels pressure. Winners don’t let it show.”..
Baby Steps: A Youth Ministry Step from Dr. Leo Marvin
05 March 2015
Good Morning America: “Uh Bob, uh, tell us your impressions of Baby Steps.” Bob: “Mash potatoes and gravy, Marie. I couldn’t be happier about Baby Steps. I was a terrible disaster and now, because of Baby Steps, I’m on TV in front of millions of people. I’m..