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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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Prayer for My Life

In a general session at Simply Youth Ministry Conference 2013, the speaker, either Jason Ostrander or Rick Lawrence , suggested that we ask God what to pray.  A simple sentence came to mind and I spent the next bit of … Continue reading

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Ministry Experience

I’ve been bi-vocational for awhile, often Social Work has taken the lead, as I am a clinical social worker and that has enabled me to get my ministry degrees.  Also, if you consider all a social worker does, you can … Continue reading

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Think Orange: Conclusions How to Bring the Family and Church together

    Family and The Church The Think Orange group, outlined in their book how the church and family need each other to build generations of Christians, building stronger families helps the church grow and the Church’s focus on the … Continue reading

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REPOST: 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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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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Your Leadership Style by @Leadertreks

Youth Worker Leadership Style If you look around and carefully observe leaders in action, you will notice that different people lead in different ways. Every leader is unique, but some leaders are more effective than others. Effective leaders are responsive … Continue reading

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