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Snark, Crackle, Pop: The Ministry Musings of a Pop Culture Junkie
DCE Julianna Shults will look at pop culture through a youth ministry lens.
Road to the Gathering
The National LCMS Youth Gathering Web site gives you the information. DCE Brian Steward makes it personal.
thESource Book Club
Each month DCE Alaina Kleinbeck will guide a discussion on a youth ministry related book. This month we’re reading Chap Clark’s When Kids Hurt. Check out her discussion questions on Wednesdays.
Youth Ministry Basics
Are you a volunteer youth worker in a church? Or a DCE Intern or new DCE? Or do you just need a refresher? DCE Hannah Miller will share tips, trends, and the basics of youth ministry.
Each month a guest writer will discuss outreach to youth…what it looks like, what it could look like, ideas to try, things that have worked, things that haven’t worked, and anything outreach related.
Feature and Freebie Fridays
Every Friday we’ll have a feature article related to the month’s topic as well as a free resource that you can use in your own youth ministry setting. Resources will include skits, Bible studies, doctrinal talk sheets, practical talk sheets, and the new “Can I Use It?” reviews of published Bible studies and curriculum.