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Whiteboard Wednesday: Social Media & Youth Ministry

In this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday, we explore how you can use social media to make a big impact in your youth ministry.  It’s tough to convince teenagers that anyone over age 20 with fewer than 5,000 Instagram followers is “culturally relevant.” You may not have thousands of followers, but using social media as a ministry tool is a great way to establish a base of relevance in your kids’ eyes.…

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Whiteboard Wednesday: How to Teach Experientially

In this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday experiment, I explore the powerful transformation that happens when we use experiences as a basis for teaching, and show you my simple process for crafting and embedding experiences in your main teaching times. When I’m training youth workers, I sometimes ask them to get with a partner and share “something you’ve learned that has deeply impacted your life—something that turned your life around.” They each get a couple of minutes to do it, and then I ask everyone to close their eyes.…

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Learning Improv

In this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday experiment, we remember that Jesus’ primary “teaching” method involves improvised responses amid intentional conversations. Then we’ll learn the basics of teaching in an “improv” way. I was never in a garage band, but whenever I hear a phrase that sounds like the name of a garage band (for example, the other day my daughter said the phrase “dissected squid juice”), I tell people it was actually the name of my band when I was in high school.…

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