Serving Up the Fundamentals
05 August 2014
Our church recently broke bread with each other. When I say “broke bread,” I mean we literally ate a brunch of coffee cakes, lemon squares, blueberry muffins and more. It wasn’t a special event… a women’s tea party… a men’s breakfast… or a guest reception...
Leave It to Beaver Has Left (For Good?)
04 August 2014
A Snapshot of the New American Family An article from Jonathan McKee and David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Once upon a time, dad went to work, mom stayed home to vacuum (in high heels and pearls, of course), and the kids went to school until..
A Better Answer to ‘How Are You?’
04 August 2014
Of all the ways we excel at wasting things in our culture, we are at our wasted worst when it comes to our words. Because we don’t know any better, we substitute hollow banter for meaningful seed-planting. For example, at the health club the other..
Discussion Starter: Monteith’s Mom Addresses “Horrendous” Loss
02 August 2014
In the News New York—One year after Glee actor Cory Monteith died of a drug overdose, his mom said she’s finally “beginning to accept it.” Calling her son’s death “horrendous,” Ann McGregor said she couldn’t even look at a picture of him until a few..
FREEBIE: Baseball-themed Youth Group Game
01 August 2014
Hey #YMNation! Hope you are having a fantastic week in youth ministry. We have a fun, ready-to-use game for you to download, FREE! Dave Harris of the popular podcast Church Tech Talk gave us his “Swing Like You Mean It” game that he used the..