How Becoming A Parent Made Me A Bad Youth Pastor (And a Better One Also)
14 December 2012
In my early years of youth ministry, I had been married a few years but was still without kids. My wife worked full-time and so did I. The hours were flexible but plentiful. I could easily pour myself into every invitation extended to me from..
02 October 2007
Purpose: To discover healthy ways to express anger in the family
Transitioning Your 8th Graders: You Say Goodbye and They Say Hello!
04 June 2013
Over the years, our ministry has developed a fairly effective strategy for transitioning our 8th graders into the high school group. The overriding philosophy is simple: A healthy transition takes effort from BOTH departments. We ask the junior high department to joyfully “push up” and..
15 March 2008
This is a study that is designed for older high school students and college students. It is a crash course for one semester over how to read the Bible. I used this at Humboldt State University.
Jesus’ Invitation to Followers – Expecting More from Students
13 May 2013
Luke 9:21-23: I like to call this passage (and its parallel in Matthew) the “Sledgehammer” because it strikes like a massive mallet at the heart of false “Christianity.” The passage may be so familiar to you that you don’t even need me to quote it..