Pros/Cons of a Small Church Superbowl Party
21 January 2015
The big game is Sunday, Feb. 1st. Game time is also when lots of youth groups regularly meet. What to do, what to do? REASONS YOU SHOULD HAVE A YOUTH SUPERBOWL PARTY: You meet anyway. Why not? Its generally pretty low key planning-wise. Students like..
Be a Ghostbuster!
16 January 2015
Let me ask you a question: Are there ghosts in your church? Ever glimpse the fleeting shadow of times gone by flitting through the halls? I don’t mean ghosts like in Casper or Nearly Headless Nick. Real ghosts aren’t…well, real. What I’m talking about are..
Youth Ministries, This Isn’t Us, Right?
12 January 2015
A small church UM pastor friend in the Dakotas Conference, Jeff Lathrop, posted a quote he’s using to preach with today. It left me…startled. Could it be true of us? Our youth ministry? Our church? Before you start sending me angry comments or pictures from..
Small Church Christmas Eve Tips-Part 4
21 December 2014
(And all sing) “On the 4th day of great tips for churches Christmas Eve…” (You can go back the past three days for the first three verses.) Tip #4: Making a Great First Impression Just like the parking lot tips, this is where a little..