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Rick Lawrence’s Sifted and Shrewd $1.99 ea

Two of Rick Lawrence’s books are on sale through the end of the month in their e-book versions.  I am linking my reviews for both of these books, which I highly recommend. Shrewd Shrewd Link My review can be found … Continue reading

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Links from Ministering To Teens in a “Porn is the Norm” Culture

  I had the privilege of being a room host for Simply Youth Ministry Conference’s track run by Walt Mueller entitled “Ministering to Teenagers in a “Porn is the Norm” Culture.” Walt shared many resources which I wish to pass … 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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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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9 Priorities in Starting a Youth Ministry (Part 2)

Enterprise Enterprise is about your sense of adventure, your ability to cast vision and your passion to bring it to fruition. Adventure How do you see things in the world. Can you imagine and play with possibilities in your mind … 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: 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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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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Top Ten Posts 1st Quarter 2012

10 Qualities of a Professional Youth Pastor (1-5) Youth Ministry and Creating Change Ministry Idea: Non-Peak Season Can Drive New Resource: 99 Thoughts on Caring for your Youth Group About Me What should an Ideal Pastor’s wife Be??? 10 Qualities … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girls Uncovered

In an earlier post, I talked extensively about Teen Mom and Abstinence Argument, in which I discussed several factors why birth control isn’t the best idea for the heart and soul for teens who bear the brunt of emotional scarring … Continue reading

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