5 Things Your Senior Pastor Won’t Tell You
28 April 2015
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… A healthy relationship with your senior pastor is a core part of a healthy youth ministry. I understand this isn’t often the case, and you may wonder most days what’s happening in his or her head. It..
15-Min Tech Talk on Periscope!
27 April 2015
It seems that the latest social media craze is here in Periscope. This new iOS app allows users to capture and broadcast video live with a smartphone. Periscope has been blowing up in the political and celebrity world. One of my students works as a page in..
Loving Needy Students
24 April 2015
One of the most difficult aspects of student ministry is learning to meet the needs of each individual student. Over the years, we’ve gotten pretty good at assessing and addressing the general needs of the larger group, but getting past the “one-size-fits-all” mindset is tough...
Isopod Crustaceans and Youth Ministry
23 April 2015
What’s an Isopod Crustacean? Remember the little Roly Polies you rolled around in your palm as a kid? These Roly Polies crawled up our arms fascinating us with their millions of tiny legs. This morning as I was walking my dog, an Isopod caught my..
2015’s Summer Blockbusters (PART 1)
22 April 2015
A Sneak Peak at the Movies That Will Target Teen Audiences An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Based on this summer’s movie lineup, it appears as though every major studio in Hollywood is out to destroy Earth. From genetically-altered dinosaurs, to artificial intelligence..