Tag Archives: Youth Ministry


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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TWO YEAR ANNY

Two Years Ago, I started this blog at SYMC.  Here are the top 20 posts of all time: Ministry Idea: Non-Peak Season Can Drive What should an Ideal Pastor’s wife Be??? 10 Qualities of a Professional Youth Pastor (1-5) Resources … Continue reading

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A few good pastoral care resources for youth ministers

Great Resources

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Complete Inadequacy #SYMC

This is a post from last years SYMC.  I wanted to share it with you as we head into this years #SYMC   I think it started during the SYMC general session at the end of Ruth Halley Barton’s talk.  … Continue reading

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Top 10 Posts February 2013

Started blogging again this month, got some good numbers and quite a few hits on these sites: 5 Apps for Managing Youth Ministry 9 Priorities in Starting a Youth Ministry (Part 1) What should an Ideal Pastor’s wife Be??? 9 … Continue reading

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#SYMC Blogroll

Here are a list of Blogs that are blogging @SYMC with their twitter handles.   Rachel Blom @Rachel Blom Blogs @ Youth Leaders Academy . Brent Lacy @brentlacydotcom Blogs @ Ministryplace.net . Kevin Patterson @PastorKev_DSFBC Blogs @ Life in the … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Grow this Year at #SYMC

The following is an adaptation from my book 99 Thoughts on Caring for Your Youth Group .  While here at SYMC, these are some ideas for you to grow and get some breathing room.   Who we are is most … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rural Youth Ministry

Rural Youth Ministry by Brent Lacy Simply Youth Ministry's EveryDay Youth Ministry Series has churned out another complete success in Rural Youth Ministry.” Brent Lacy captures the essence of what it means to be a Rural Youth Minister. I have … Continue reading

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5 Reflections from Last Years #SYMC

1. Get a Plan – Seriously, have a plan of what you would like to do before hand.  You can do this easily via SYMs schedule app here: http://conference.youthministry.com/schedule/ 2. Blow it up! – Have a plan, know what you … Continue reading

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Book Review: Criticism Bites

Criticism Bites Brian Berry delves into a task that is often difficult for new professionals, especially youth workers to grasp. Brian nails the concept of criticism as he wrestles with the reasons why criticism hurts, then helps us understand how … Continue reading

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