What I learned from Tony Hawk about youth ministry.
11 December 2014
Three years ago, our team decided to cut Student Leadership, this decision was difficult but at the time felt right. At the same time, our team attended Catalyst in Southern California. One of the most random speakers there that year was Tony Hawk. (Whenever I..
Rants, Raves and Soapboxes Part 2: Pushing Positivity
10 December 2014
Last week I promised that these rants, raves and soapboxes would have a little bit of grumpy tossed in. I didn’t deliver, I was far too encouraging…and for that I apologize. Maybe I’ve gotta’ build up to it; perhaps by Christmas I’ll be in full..
The Impact of the Peanut Gallery
09 December 2014
The cheap seats. If you’ve ever bought tickets for a live performance or sporting event, you know the value of a dollar. There are often less-expensive seats in the theater or stadium furthest away from the stage. Often these will take you up into the..
Including Students In Your Life
08 December 2014
To lead student’s means you have to include them in your life. No brainer, right?! Wrong. No matter how much we care for students, it still takes an intentional, deliberate effort on our part as leaders. Life is busy, stressful and unpredictable. To lead students..