Yearly Archives : 2007

Girl Talk: Listen to Your Sisters

Girl Talk: Listen to Your Sisters

Women in ministry should mentor one another and grow together Continue reading

0 Comments / 30 View / October 31, 2007

Book Review: They Like Jesus But Not the Church

Book Review: They Like Jesus But Not the Church

a book review of They Like Jesus But Not the Church by Dan Kimball Continue reading

0 Comments / 34 View / October 31, 2007

The Stride: The Offseason

The Stride: The Offseason

In this final installment of his 6-part column, veteran Ed Staude discusses ministry life, in the “offseason”. Continue reading

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The Stride: My First Youth Ministry Injury: Or, the Day I Realized I Was Old

The Stride: My First Youth Ministry Injury: Or, the Day I Realized I Was Old

Turning 35 doesn’t age one out of a job in youth ministry when the focus is on the ministry and not the programs. Discover practical ways to keep the pace through the middle years of ministry. Continue reading

0 Comments / 54 View / October 30, 2007

In the Starting Block

In the Starting Block

DCE Nicole Craig takes a look at her first strides in youth ministry and helps us understand that sometimes, the ultimate Coach wants us running a different road altogether. Continue reading

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On Your Mark, Get Set…Now, Where’s the Starting Line?: A Volunteer’s Guidebook to Beginning a Youth Ministry Program

On Your Mark, Get Set…Now, Where’s the Starting Line?: A Volunteer’s Guidebook to Beginning a Youth Ministry Program

Starting a youth ministry is a lot of work. Leading a youth ministry can be similar to running a race in which you have no idea where you are running or why you’re in the race at all. Discover a few tips to keep your stamina strong! Continue reading

0 Comments / 34 View / October 30, 2007

Who Needs a Crystal Ball

Who Needs a Crystal Ball

Recognizing that God’s Word holds more promises about our future than we can ever imagine, we can be free from worry about the details. Continue reading

0 Comments / 25 View / October 30, 2007

The Stride: Variety!  Having Fun

The Stride: Variety! Having Fun

Ministry can have the potential to become very routine. Programs that a youth minister, teacher or pastor inherit can carry high priorities and are often very valuable programs. Newly introduced events can also quickly attain this status if they are well done and seen to be beneficial. And, while you appreciate people Continue reading

0 Comments / 17 View / August 31, 2007

Veritas: The Time is Now!

Veritas: The Time is Now!

Students can lead the church now and for the future. Whether you are a loud leader or a quiet example, God gives you the courage to lead a life of witness to Him. Continue reading

0 Comments / 23 View / August 31, 2007

Both … And. Can All Youth Be Leaders?

Both … And. Can All Youth Be Leaders?

It’s not a new idea. Student-led ministry has been a big concept in youth ministry for many years. DCE Jeremy Becker encourages us to carefully consider how much emphasis we place on youth-led programming. Continue reading

0 Comments / 35 View / August 31, 2007