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..
Battling Teen Porn Addiction
12 October 2016
Battling Teen Porn Addiction Arming Kids for the Fight of Their Lives An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com On a daily basis, millions of teenagers are bombarded by graphic and explicit images through online images and videos. The degree to which they are..
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..
Tensions in Programming: On-Ramps or the Highway?
03 October 2016
You only have so much time with students every week. Should you give them an on-ramp… or take them to the highway? Should you begin a youth night with dodgeball or a discussion? Should you end your message with pizza or communion? Should you schedule a road trip to..