Monthly Archives : August 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 / 36 View / August 31, 2007

Vintage Christianity 5

Vintage Christianity 5

The Emerging Church loves mystery. Who doesn’t, right? Well, they really love mystery! They love the excitement of the unknown; the thrill of finding the hidden treasure. They love the great find of the valuable pearl; and the enormous growth of the tiny mustard seed. They love going where no one else is going to find God Continue reading

0 Comments / 60 View / August 31, 2007

Girl Talk: Jael the Goldfish

Girl Talk: Jael the Goldfish

Given the confusion and frustrations women youth workers may face, it is easy to see why we might be tempted to become bitter. The Old Testament story of Deborah brings a new perspective. In Judges 5:7 she calls herself Continue reading

0 Comments / 111 View / August 31, 2007

Review: A New Kind of Youth Ministry

Review: A New Kind of Youth Ministry

A new book, “A New Kind of Youth Ministry” brings our thESource reviewer a challenge to the idea of working in and among the traditional church. Continue reading

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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 / 18 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 / 24 View / August 31, 2007

Devotion: The Good Gardener

Devotion: The Good Gardener

a devotion on Matthew 13:24-30 Continue reading

0 Comments / 194 View / August 23, 2007

Skit: The Calling

Skit: The Calling

A group of friends spends one last time together before going to college, talking about what comes next and what God is calling them to do. Continue reading

4 Comments / 11637 View / August 1, 2007

Skit: The One in Charge Knows

Skit: The One in Charge Knows

Imagine three little ones, yet unborn, considering their future in a pretty messed up world. Like them, we lean on the grace of “the One in Charge.” Continue reading

2 Comments / 7283 View / August 1, 2007