A Survival Creed for Relational Ministry
13 April 2014
Lasting influence and transformation in youth ministry all flow through a relational “funnel”—and that means everyday ministry to teenagers is fraught with risk, because redemptive influence in relationships is a dicey proposition. I love what my friend Justin Mayo has learned about the power of..
Growing in Your Faith Together
11 April 2014
Before our second Valentine’s Day after we started dating (see throwback photo on the left!), I (Jake) had purchased a present that I was ecstatic about. I couldn’t even contain my excitement enough to make it to February 14, so after some begging and my best impression of..
DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 3 – HEARING IMPAIRMENTS)
10 April 2014
If a student who is deaf is using an interpreter, group members will need to take turns during discussions. If several people are talking at the same time, which is not uncommon in youth group meetings, the interpreter will be unable to communicate all the..