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Youth Ministry’s Rule 5 Draft

I think Youth Ministry Parachurch world is in the Middle of A Rule 5 Draft… In pro baseball, a rule five draft is where teams pick up players from other teams to use on their big league roster.  Following youth … Continue reading

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Concerns about the Future of Youth Ministry

There seems to be a growing undercurrent in the church that the Profession of Youth Ministry has either 1) Never been useful or 2) is the cause of why youth bail the church after they graduate high School.  Groups, particularly … Continue reading

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What should an Ideal Pastor’s wife Be???

Came across a post today by Ron Edmonson on the Seven Qualities to Look for in a Pastor’s Wife.  He lists seven characteristics that he believes are in the ideal Pastor’s wife: Your biggest supporter. Obedient to the call of … Continue reading

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Youth Worker Devotion: Contingency Planning

We all know what a contingency plan is, something we put into place in case something falls apart and we need a quick plan B.  Hopefully we use them and have them prepared when we go on trips, develop lessons … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Visual Bible (Pt. 1 Pentateuch)

  I received a copy of The Complete Visual Bible By Stephen Miller for review from Barbour books.   I’m engaged in several projects at this time and am reading this leisurely but quickly realized that I would need to do … Continue reading

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Responsibility Matters: Internal vs. External Loci Of Control

What is it? Loci of Control is the place where an individual believes that their behavior and behavior of others is controlled.  Someone with an Internal Locus of Control will see behavior as coming from themselves.  They are the ones … Continue reading

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Product Review: Seventy8Productions

Who are they? Their website says who they are here: seventy8 Productions is a partnership of Technology and Creative professionals who work in full-time ministry with organizations like Youth for Christ, Campus Crusade for Christ, and local churches. We have … Continue reading

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Product Review: Simply Youth Ministry Show

The Show is back on the air. Simply Youth Ministry, a subsidiary of Group Publishing has posted their new Simply Youth Ministry Show.  Due to some changes at Group and Youth Specialties, their was a realignment of the show and … Continue reading

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Youth Worker Devotions: Faithfulness

“Everyone talks about how faithful he is, but it is difficult to find someone who really is!” Prov. 20:6 “God looks down from heaven at the children of man to see if a single one is wise and one seeks … Continue reading

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Youth Workers and Pastoral Care Survey

Hey Youth Pastors/Workers, Curious to know how many visits do you have that focus on pastoral care/soul care/mentoring of others? Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool.

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