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Recap on Goals from 2013.

2 year break from blogging I’ve had a 2 year, 2 month break from blogging… basically covers my last few months in Denver and move to Maine and continuing career in Clinical Social Work while my calling as a youth … Continue reading

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10 Ways Committees Fail 8-10

8. Lack of Leadership. Committees still need leaders.  Leadership in committees looks different.  (Perhaps this is an entirely different blog post for another time.)  Leaders who are good at listening, restating, and building a healthy consensus before moving on help … Continue reading

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10 Ways Committees Fail 1-3

Found this committee joke on a random website: Committee: An organization that keeps minutes and loses hours. With all humor comes truth, here are some nuggets to help you avoid Fail Committee 1.  Lack of follow through Committees are teams, … Continue reading

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Pornography’s effects on addict’s wives

Pornography has a devastating effect on marriages. Wives who discover their husband’s addiction encounter several reactions such as: – feel betrayed. – Feel ugly. – Feel not good enough. – Lost trust in husband/men in general. – Feel they have … Continue reading

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Goals for 2013: February Progress

I made a series of Goals for 2013 Goals were broken up into writing, personal and professional.  Below I’ll list my goals and share where they are at so far this year. Goals for upcoming year: Writing: [ ]        Get … Continue reading

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5 Apps for Managing Youth Ministry

Over the past year I’ve found myself returning to these 5 apps time and time again to help me manage ministry and life in general. Each one of these apps brings something to the table that helps me be a … Continue reading

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9 Priorities in Starting a Youth Ministry (Part 3)

In the past two days’ I’ve covered 6 other Roles: (links below) Tuesday we talked about Culture, Community and Construction and Wednesday we talked about Evaluation, Engagement and Enterprise. Roles When entering a church, it’s important for you to understand … 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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Growing Edges in Youth Ministry

Over the past few months I’ve noticed a growing trend of articles written about how youth ministry needs to change.  Some from insiders and some from outsiders.  Funny thing is, that many of these changes that people outside of youth … Continue reading

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Book Reviews for 2011

  Wrote many book reviews this past year.  They were rather well received.  Here’s the list. Book Review: When the Word Leads Your Pastoral Search Book Review: Story Signs and Sacred Rhythms: A Narrative Approach to Youth Ministry Book Review: … Continue reading

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