Monthly Archives : February 2010

Post-It Notes and the Pursuit of Perfection

Post-It Notes and the Pursuit of Perfection

Setting goals is a constant learning process–and it’s no easy task. DCE Cassie Moore offers some tips on how to set goals and stick with them. Continue reading

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Youth Ministry Basics: Responding to Tragedy

Youth Ministry Basics: Responding to Tragedy

How do you help students deal when tragedy happens? Continue reading

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: On Fashion

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: On Fashion

I am not a particularly fashionable person. I shop at Target and Kohl’s on the clearance rack and hardly ever chose my clothing or accessories based off the latest fad. I try to be comfortable and professional but my choice in clothing tends to…

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Road to the Gathering: Fundraising the Fun Way

Road to the Gathering: Fundraising the Fun Way

But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name. -John 20:31   With the Youth Gathering quickly approaching, I wanted to give…

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Book Review: Tribal Church

A review of Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation. Continue reading

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Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: The iPad

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: The iPad

Technology geeks everywhere rejoice! We have a brand new Apple invention to talk about, analyze, and prepare to stand in very long lines to get. Apple has officially unveiled their newest, ground-breaking…well…I’m not entirely sure what to call the iPad….

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Apologia: The Second Commandment

Apologia: The Second Commandment

On the second commandment, “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord our God.” Continue reading

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January 2010 Articles and Resources

January 2010 Articles and Resources

Leadership We’ll discuss how to train youth to be leaders, offer tips on how the youth worker can be a more effective leader in the congregation, and talk about what it means to be a Christian leader.      …

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youth ministry program assessment

Program Assessment: Reinvent…Discard…Stay the Course

You’ve made a long-range plan for your ministry, but a couple years later things aren’t going they way you’d hoped. So what do you do now? Start over? Tweak the original plan? Or just wait things out? Continue reading

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Youth Ministry Basics: Authentic Relationships

Youth Ministry Basics: Authentic Relationships

Part of the way we bring the message of Jesus’ loves to students is by creating authentic, lasting relationships. One of the best models we have is Jesus’ time with His disciples. Continue reading

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