I’ve been seeing videos from a service called Xtranormal pop up here and there and wanted to check it out. This could have some cool youth ministry applications. Here’s what they say about the service on their site: Xtranormal’s mission is to bring movie-making to the people. Everyone watches movies and we believe everyone can […]
Does measuring success in youth ministry = playing the numbers game? I’m a firm believer that the fruit of ministry does NOT boil down neatly into how many warm bodies are in a room at one time. Numbers are important, though, because numbers — in this context — are people. Hopefully, these “numbers” are lives […]
(download the full-size graphic) Graduating Students: arrive at 6:30 PM in cap and gown.
So, yesterday proved it: Kyle Goings is DA BOMB! Go here to download Kyle’s hand-out (MS Word .doc) from yesterday’s discussion on student ministry administration/scheduling. At next month’s gathering we’ll be discussing YS Marko’s book “Youth Ministry 3.0″. Click on the banner below for an interesting review of the book from Dan Kimball… Click here […]
Anybody ever feel like this after a long weekend or event? I know I have. Is it too easy for us to overcommit ourselves? Yes. Do we find ourselves burnt out on ministry because we say “yes” too often? Definitely. How many of you have seen youth worker peers dropping like flies (leaving the ministry) […]
What do you think about these thoughts from Josh Griffen’s “More Than Dodgeball” blog in regards to the extremes in a youth worker’s life? They’re aren’t really any typical weeks – every day is completely different from the last. Youth ministry is called on most at both ends of the spectrum – when things are […]