Monthly Archives : August 2013

Getting Guys

Getting Guys

Many churches have tried to stifle the wilder side of young men. Rather than stifle what is part of the male makeup, we are better off to channel it. Here are some ideas on how to do that. Continue reading

0 Comments / 38 View / August 23, 2013

Bible Study: Noah – God’s Crazy Request

Bible Study: Noah – God’s Crazy Request

This one-part Bible study considers the faith of Noah and teaches us truths about God’s character. Continue reading

0 Comments / 4995 View / August 22, 2013

All Things New: Vacation Bible School or Volunteers Becoming Servants?

All Things New: Vacation Bible School or Volunteers Becoming Servants?

Vacation Bible School becomes a great chance to see volunteers in action. Continue reading

0 Comments / 88 View / August 21, 2013

On Campus: Uncertainty

On Campus: Uncertainty

Uncertainty is quite common in college. You may not know what the next day brings. You may not know what you want to become. You might not even know who your friends will be. College swarms with uncertainty, but that…

0 Comments / 12 View / August 20, 2013

Figuring It Out: Backpacks and Burdens

Figuring It Out: Backpacks and Burdens

I ran track in college and periodically we would travel to meets around the state. After one indoor track meet we traveled on a charter bus through some pretty nasty winter weather. We were a couple hours from home when…

0 Comments / 23 View / August 20, 2013

Betwixt: Six Phrases Every Teen Needs to Hear

Betwixt: Six Phrases Every Teen Needs to Hear

Teens hear a lot of words from us. Here are a few that they MUST hear. Continue reading

0 Comments / 52 View / August 19, 2013

Live Love(d) Revisited: Post-Gathering Bible Study

This study is designed to help your youth group do three things: (1) Recall their unique experience of the Gathering, including the personal highlights that impacted them most; (2) Review the major themes and points made in the Bible studies…

0 Comments / 32 View / August 17, 2013

Live Love(d) Back Home: A Congregational Worship Resource

Worshipping together with brothers and sisters in Christ was one of the great highlights of the 2013 LCMS National Youth Gathering. There were two particularly memorable worship services that took place in San Antonio, and we’d like to share some of…

0 Comments / 56 View / August 17, 2013

Live Love(d) Participant Commissioning Service

For use in a congregational setting, worship service, or at a special service for Gathering participants and their families. The pastor or leader may invite the youth and adults going to the Gathering to the front of the church. Download…

0 Comments / 71 View / August 17, 2013

Bible Study: Living Love(d) Together Bible Study Parent Resource

Download a PDF of the Living Love(d) Together Bible Study Parent Resource. Introduction to Parent Resources Why resources for parents? You might be asking yourself why the Gathering planners have taken the time to develop resources like this Bible study…

0 Comments / 26 View / August 17, 2013