Category Archives: vocational


Seek God and You Shall Live

    Amos 5:4 ¶ For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel,                                   “Seek Me that you may live.”   At … Continue reading

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New Resource: 99 Thoughts on Caring for your Youth Group

99 Thoughts on Caring for Your Youth Group     99 Thoughts on Caring for Your Youth Group (link) 99 Thoughts on Caring for Your Youth Group (link) Description from SimplyYouthMinistry.com Being a youth worker means being more than a … Continue reading

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Think Orange – Book Review (Intro)

  Think Orange: Imagine the Impact when Church and Family Collide By: Reggie Joiner As one of the founders of North Point Community Church, Reggie Joiner makes some observations on the church and the Christian Family.  He picks out themes … Continue reading

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Power of Networking (in Ymin) 3 of 3

Power of Networking (pt 3) In this three part series on the power of networking, We’ve discussed on Tuesday: Brainstorming, Resource Sharing, Increased Knowledge Base and Accountability for the first four ways networking makes you a better youth worker. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Power of Networking (In Ymin) 2 of 3

Power of Networking in Youth Ministry We’ve talked in Yesterday’s Post about the first four reasons you are better in a network.  The first four were 1) Brainstorming, 2) Resource Sharing, 3) Increased Knowledge Base and 4) Accountability.  Today, I’m … Continue reading

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Power of Networking (in Ymin) 1 of 3

(Mario: Level Up!) Networking and Youth Ministry Too often Youth Workers and Youth Ministries (student ministries) are seen in the ‘Lone Wolf’ pack.   Some leaders are concerned about their turf, losing students to another ministry, etc.  These insecurities are sure … Continue reading

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Book Review: As for Me and My Crazy House

  As for Me and My Crazy House I was asked to review this book by a friend and have been pleasantly surprised by finding a rather strong book that has been broken up into several smaller chapters that are … Continue reading

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CPYU’s Digital Kids Initiative

                What is Digital Kids Initiative? Digital Kids Initiative is a new program built by the Center for Parent and Youth Understanding to assist with media education to parents, youth workers, parents and … Continue reading

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Spirit-Filled Social Work

Spirit Filled Social Work Recently found: Spirit Filled Social Work, a great blog by @SOWKConfessions.  Here is an excerpt from their latest blog: Spirit Filled Social Work Understanding the purpose and presence of the Holy Spirit is not something that … Continue reading

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Twitter Love it or Hate it?

Three Pitfalls of Networking with Twitter SPAMALOT The biggest pet peeve I have with twitter is that you get hit with all kinds of messages that are probably not the most appropriate. I go onto my account four or five … Continue reading

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