12 Hours of Chaos Known as a Lock-in
19 September 2014
Salvations, re-commitments, powerful worship, blood on the wall leading into the sanctuary, a busted eye leading to a parent picking up a student to go get stitches, and a trail of blood on the sanctuary carpet… Yes, each of those happened at my recent Back2School..
The Multi-site Maze, Part 3: How Much Do We Align and Where?
17 September 2014
Last week I spent an hour on the phone with a youth worker talking about multi-site youth ministry. His church is new to the multi-site model and he’s tasked with figuring out what that looks like in the youth ministries at each campus. His primary..
The Multi-Site Maze, Part 2: Does Alignment Matter?
10 September 2014
A few weeks ago my seventeen-year-old son returned from a day out with his buddies and told me something was wrong with his car. “It’s weird, if I let go of the steering wheel, it pulls hard to the left”. My first response was to..
The Multi-Site Maze, Part 1: There is No “Normal”
03 September 2014
Not long ago I attended a two day gathering of about a dozen churches; all of which have had some experience in multi-site youth ministry. At the offset, each church was given fifteen minutes to monopolize the whiteboard and share with the rest of the..
T-Shirt Fundraising Idea
12 August 2014
So you’re looking for a fundraiser? Considered doing a T-shirt fundraiser but did not want to buy a minimum number of 50 to get them printed? If you lived in a perfect world there would be someone in your church who owns a screen-printing business..