Ministry in the Years to Come: The “Star Wars Effect”
21 April 2015
How do you feel about getting older in ministry? Do you anticipate it’ll be like the new Star Wars movie and the force will still be with you? Will it be like when you go to bed exhausted and hear someone outside dribbling a basketball, about to have..
Get Your Team to Simply One Day Training This Fall!
17 April 2015
Hey #YMNation! Important announcement: Rick Lawrence, author of Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry and longtime editor of GROUP Magazine, is presenting 5 one-day trainings this fall on Jesus-centered Youth Ministry. Join with him and other youth workers to dive into what it..
The Both/And of Youth Ministry
15 April 2015
We Christians love to put ourselves in “camps”, and ministry leaders are no different. Camps provide safety, a level of certainty, like-minded community, alliances, and easy answers. “Campers” are either here or there on any given topic and seldom need to consider the people, input,..
The 10 Most Un-Brilliant Things We’ve Done in Youth Ministry
13 April 2015
In honor of everyone else’s brilliance, we thought it might be fun to share our un-brilliance. We’re limiting the list to 10, but we could easily turn this into a multi-part series. Heck, we might even be able to categorize by the liturgical calendar if..