5 Non-Youth Ministry Books that Every Youth Minister Should Read

Post a Comment » Written on June 11th, 2014     
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by Stephen Ingram

I love to read.

I love to read about all sorts of things, but I especially love to read about ministry and how we have the ability to shape it for the future. Some of the most influential books that have shaped my practice and understanding of ministry were not even written with the purpose of youth ministry in mind.

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Echo36-How It Works Webinar

Post a Comment » Written on June 9th, 2014     
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NEW! Echo the Story 36: How It Works

Bring the art of Bible storying to your youth ministry program by first attending this FREE 30-minute live, interactive webinar.  Experience Michael Novelli’s enhanced learning strategies while you take part in a session from the new release, Echo the Story 36. We will also present the scope and sequence for both Echo the Story 12 and Echo the Story 36.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 7:00 PM CDT
      
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:00 PM CDT
     




CYMS Upcoming Free Webinars

School is almost out, graduations are taking place and summer programs are about to begin.  This is an exciting time in the cycle of student ministry, and we’ve got some great presenters lined up for our Free Webinar series.  We hope you join us.

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UPDATED NYWC Registration Code

Post a Comment » Written on May 28th, 2014     
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Recently, we posted a blog reminding you about our unique ECC code. Unfortunately there was a hiccup with our discount code.

The new ECC discount code is UPDATED. With this unique registration code, youth workers can save big. You will pay just $269 when you register for NYWC by the Super Early Bird deadline!

Remember, the National Youth Workers Convention will be in Sacramento, CA October 2-5 and in Atlanta, GA November 20-23. As part of serving you, we would like to offer discounted registration costs to the conventions that you can pass along.

Discounted Pricing:

·$269, $299, $329!  Youth workers save your code UPDATED. When you register by Super Early Bird Deadline, your rate is $269; by the Early Bird Deadline, the rate is $299; and if you wait until the last minute, the rate is $329— its still a savings of up to $70 off the regular individual rate.

 

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Ready. Set. Next: The Journey After High School

Post a Comment » Written on May 26th, 2014     
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downloadLast day of school reading recommendation:

As high school draws to a close, teenagers face many questions they’re afraid to ask, insecurities they may be unwilling to examine, and freedoms they’re unsure how to handle. How can we as parents and leaders help our young people prepare for this important transition?

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Join our 2015 Sticky Faith Cohort TODAY and save 20%!

Post a Comment » Written on May 26th, 2014     
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Through our Sticky Faith research we learned that 40-50% of youth group graduates—like those at your church—walk away from faith and church after high school. As a result of six years of research, we launched a national movement to change these statistics.

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Connect

Post a Comment » Written on May 21st, 2014     
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Worship is a foundational component in most youth ministries. But what if you could challenge teenagers to think differently and more deeply about worship? What if you could push the boundaries of their understanding and their definition of what it means to worship God?

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15th Annual Axelson Center Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers

Post a Comment » Written on May 19th, 2014     
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The weather isn’t hot–we’re doing something about it. For 12 hours only, we’ll be offering reduced rates on 2014 Symposium registration. It’s nonprofit professional development with outstanding speakers and valuable, forward-thinking programming at a fantastic price.

Register between 9 a.m. CST and 9 p.m. CST on Tuesday, May 20 and save!

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NYWC 2014 Denomination Discount Code

Post a Comment » Written on May 19th, 2014     
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This fall, the National Youth Workers Convention will be in Sacramento, CA October 2-5 and in Atlanta, GA November 20-23. As part of serving you, we would like to offer discounted registration costs to the conventions that you can pass along.

Discounted Pricing:

·$269, $299, $329!  Youth workers save your code EVANCOV. When you register by Super Early Bird Deadline, your rate is $269; by the Early Bird Deadline, the rate is $299; and if you wait until the last minute, the rate is $329— its still a savings of up to $70 off the regular individual rate.

 

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Recommended Reading

Looking for something to read this summer? Check out these must-read books recommended by the Center for Youth Ministry Studies.

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Youth Ministry Management Tools
by Ginny Olson, Diane Elliot, Mike Work, Youth Specialties

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