Be Intentional This Halloween Weekend!
29 October 2015
Hosting a Pumpkin Patch or Trunk-or-Treat this weekend? Be savvy. People participating in your Fall outreach event might just make a decision to come back to your church on Christmas Eve. Or not. It’s up to your church. Here’s what I mean: This weekend is..
Starting a Youth Ministry From Scratch
16 September 2015
Have you ever built a house? I haven’t, but I’ve been watching one of my friends build a home with her family. I’ve learned by watching my friends navigate this process, that building is not easy. It’s messy, it has unexpected twist and turns, with..
The Making of A Workcamp: Q & A with Jeff Thompson
11 August 2015
If you’ve ever brought your youth group to a Group Workcamp, you know that this week of home repair, worship, and fun is all planned out in advance so that you get to show up with your students and actually be present with them. But..
How Revival Happens: Woodlawn
03 August 2015
It was the biggest crowd to ever watch a high school football game in Alabama. More than 42,000 fans cheered for their favorite superstars. Each team was led by fired-up Christian teenagers and coaches. A literal Jesus revolution birthed it. A forthcoming movie tells the story for the..