How to be a Small Group Guru, Part 1: Starting Right
06 August 2014
Let’s spend this month talking about small groups! Small groups are nothing new, but many youth groups are just about to kick off a new season for the school year. And the beginning of a new small group run is a great time to remind..
Small Groups in Youth Ministry: Is this it?
16 June 2014
Are small groups part of your student ministry? Are they working? The traditional small group model may be the last sacred cow of today’s church. Statistically, we know that young people are now the largest, most irreligious generation ever on the rise. Religious ‘Nones’—those claiming..
Discussion Starter: Ambitious Student Gets Into Every Ivy
05 April 2014
In The News New York—One overachieving high school senior faces a tough decision this spring: which Ivy League college to attend. Kwasi Enin, 17, was accepted at all eight of the country’s most elite schools—an extremely rare feat, according to admissions officers. Kwasi, a first-generation..
How Duct Tape + Arm Hair Taught Me to Help Students Get Caught Up In Scripture
01 August 2013
I’m missing some hair on my arms. Having a mixed European ancestry, I tend to do okay in arm hair. I’m not quite at the Robin Williams or Sean Connery level, but I have enough that you could tell from a reasonable distance that I’m..