Families | Leadership | Volunteers | Worship
Youth Ministry Yoga
11 July 2013
Summer. The days stretch out and we feel the tension release, as if our ministry muscles have been in knots all year long. We inhale from a long year of work and exhale the fruits—we hop into vans and buses and take long journeys, our only expectation is that everyone READ ON...
Families | Leadership | Missions | Volunteers | Worship
Summer Trips and the One Thing We Forget About Them
05 July 2013
They’re trusting you with the lives of their kids. It’s great that you spent the past month on the phone with the camp director, the point person for your mission trip, or the customer service rep at the water park. You’ve done a great job getting permission slips signed, multiple READ ON...
Marriage Battle Detracts From Holy Week, Some Say
28 March 2013
Washington, D.C.—This year, Holy Week coincided with a high-visibility legal battle about marriage rights. As Christians prepare to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection on Easter, the Supreme Court heard arguments on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. Some Christians said the timing was a distraction, while others said it was READ ON...
Don’t Miss the Moment Because of the Ministry
22 February 2013
blog by Stephanie Caro Jesus was at the church I worshipped at today; I saw him with my own two eyes. And I know what you’re thinking: “Isn’t Jesus in any church wherever two or three are gathered in His name?” Yes, of course. That’s what the book says. This READ ON...
Leadership | Programming | Speaking | Volunteers | Worship
What Would Jesus Do?
08 January 2013
What would Jesus do? The saying that launched a zillion wrist bands! But it’s a timeless question that has some fun implications when you apply it to youth ministry. Here are a few of the things we believe Jesus would do as a youth pastor. Teach with lots of stories. READ ON...