Discussion Starter: Former MLB Pitcher Takes on Twitter Trolls
09 March 2015
In the News Boston—When his daughter became the subject of vulgar online posts, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling exposed the cyberbullies. The proud father had congratulated his daughter, a high school senior, for getting a softball scholarship. Soon people started posting sexually suggestive messages..
The Sexualization of Our Culture, Part 3
06 March 2015
This blog is the third of a four-part series on the sexualization of our culture. We’d recommend skimming part one (where we challenge the youth ministry nation to rethink our approach to teaching sexuality to our students) and part two (where we ask you to..
FREEBIE: Easter Backgrounds
06 March 2015
Hey #YMNation! Hope you have had an awesome week in youth ministry. Today’s FREEBIE is just in time for your Easter teaching prep. Use these 5 FREE backgrounds for marketing, teaching, worship slides, and more. Click HERE to download your free Easter backgrounds or the..
Baby Steps: A Youth Ministry Step from Dr. Leo Marvin
05 March 2015
Good Morning America: “Uh Bob, uh, tell us your impressions of Baby Steps.” Bob: “Mash potatoes and gravy, Marie. I couldn’t be happier about Baby Steps. I was a terrible disaster and now, because of Baby Steps, I’m on TV in front of millions of people. I’m..
The Volunteer Cycle #5: ENCOURAGE
04 March 2015
In case you missed 1-4 of The Volunteer Cycle, check them out here: It Never Ends!, Enlist, Equip, Empower. Over the course of my youth ministry career I have had lots and lots of people serve on our youth ministry team only to transition off..