Monthly Archives : March 2005

Bible Study: I am Baptized!

Bible Study: I am Baptized!

This Bible study help youths leaders walk youth through the incredibly meaningful liturgy of The Rite of Baptism used by The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Continue reading

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Lifelong

Lifelong

A youth ministry program that develops a lifelong thirst for God gives youth the keys to dig more deeply into God’s Word and develop a more solid relationship with Him. This article by Audrey Duensing-Werner provides insight into how you might go about making your program lifelong. Continue reading

0 Comments / 35 View / March 1, 2005

Skit: Tech Driven Worship

Skit: Tech Driven Worship

In this original skit about a tech-driven worship experience, if it can go wrong, it probably will. Who would have thought projecting song lyrics on the big white wall would have taken so much planning? And why do donuts always take such a priority? Continue reading

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Bible Study: Follow Me!

Bible Study: Follow Me!

This four part Bible study by Rev. Daniel Paavola uses vacations and travel as a metaphor to help youth understand the freedom found in picking up their crosses to follow Christ. Continue reading

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Life Blood

Life Blood

One of the top priorities of any youth program should be to give teens ample opportunity to build connections with Christian adults, especially their parents. A family-centered youth program gives you more freedom to help make those connections happen. Continue reading

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The Freshman Underground

The Freshman Underground

In this interview, Leon Jameson, Director of Christian Education for Immanuel Lutheran Church, St. Charles, Mo, offers a peek at Immanuel’s Freshman Underground, a new concept aimed at helping freshman make the jump from the Jr. High to High School youth ministry program. Continue reading

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Here They Come

Here They Come

Youth ministry programming is a bridge from childhood to an adult relationship witht he congregation. After a young person “graduates” from youth group he needs to have the ambition to be an active member of the church for the rest of his life. This article is about how to help your youth get there successfully. Continue reading

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Meeting Them Where They Are

Meeting Them Where They Are

Do you remember developmental theory? If not, or if you want a refresher course, this article is for you. The work of developmental psychologists can do a lot to inform our practice as servants of the Gospel among youth. Continue reading

0 Comments / 32 View / March 1, 2005