Monthly Archives : April 2010

Devotion: Living in the Face of Death

a devotion about death on John 22:25-26 Continue reading

0 Comments / 32 View / April 30, 2010

Skit: Little Man, Big Attitude

Skit: Little Man, Big Attitude

Zacchaeus was a little man with a little heart who was so driven by his desire to see Jesus that he climbed a tree. Tax collecting was a despicable profession. Jesus accepts/recognizes Zacchaeus as a forgiven and valuable soul. Zacchaeus came down from the tree and went to the Jesus tree for forgiveness. Continue reading

0 Comments / 9191 View / April 30, 2010

Retreat Planning 101

The top things you should think about when planning a retreat. Continue reading

0 Comments / 389 View / April 30, 2010

Youth Ministry Basics: The Response to Bullying

What is the role of a youth worker–full or part-time–when bullying is present? Can you prevent bullying? Continue reading

0 Comments / 172 View / April 29, 2010

Snark, Cracle, Pop Culture: Digital Media

Snark, Cracle, Pop Culture: Digital Media

Digital media is slowly taking over as the most used media by children and teens. Continue reading

0 Comments / 13 View / April 28, 2010

who am i devotion 2

Devotion: Who am I? pt. 2

a devotion on Colossians 3:11-14 Continue reading

0 Comments / 195 View / April 16, 2010

who am i devotion 1

Devotion: Who Am I? pt. 1

Where do you find your identity? A devotion on John 3:1-6 Continue reading

0 Comments / 615 View / April 16, 2010

Arriving, Surviving and Thriving at Your Middle School Retreat

Planning a retreat for middle schoolers is an opportunity for you to invest in the growth of your students’ spiritual lives, build relationships with them, and have a lot of fun together. Done properly, I believe a retreat can have a life-long impact. Continue reading

0 Comments / 1303 View / April 16, 2010

Youth Ministry Basics: Working With Volunteers, pt. 3

Youth Ministry Basics: Working With Volunteers, pt. 3

On working with highly equipped, highly educated one and working with the take charge or take over types. Continue reading

0 Comments / 24 View / April 15, 2010

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Don’t Let the TV Stop You!

Snark, Crackle, Pop Culture: Don’t Let the TV Stop You!

Recently the Kaiser Family Foundation published one of the biggest national surveys about media use (TV, movies, computers, video games, music, and books) in children and teens. The study found that youth take in an average of seven hours and…

0 Comments / 27 View / April 13, 2010