The “Downside” of Mission Trips
18 August 2016
“The Mission Trip High.” It’s addicting, isn’t it? It can cause us and our students to seek the same experience every year for the “Jesus feelies.” Meanwhile, there’s a whole lot of space in between now and then that we can seize so that God..
Release my grip: A Mother’s Prayer for College Drop-off
17 August 2016
Originally posted by our friends at Soulfeed Lord have mercy—it’s the night before we take our son to college. This is his last night in the bed that he’s slept in for the past 18 years. Release me from lurking around his bedroom, but I just need to tuck..
Maximizing Time with Students Graduating Out of Student Ministry
12 August 2016
Launching recent graduates out of student ministry can be a mixed bag of emotions. Some students have been rock stars in your ministry, and their absence leaves leadership gaps that will be difficult to fill. Other students have been leeches sucking the energy and fun..
God Works During Forgettable Moments
11 August 2016
They will remember camping under the stars. They will remember the day at the water park. They will remember staying up for 24 hours at the lock-in. These unforgettable moments in youth ministry build awesome memories and relationships. But unforgettable moments cannot become our most..
ALL-ACCESS Giveaway to SYMC Ends TOMORROW!
11 August 2016
Contest ends TOMORROW, August 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm (MDT). Don’t miss your chance to win the ALL-ACCESS giveaway to Simply Youth Ministry Conference happening at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago on October 7-9, 2016! What’s included: Free SYMC Registration – Gain full entry to all Training,..