Posts Tagged ‘youth ministry’

Supervising Youth Ministry Interns (Free Webinar)

Post a Comment » Written on July 9th, 2014     
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Supervising Youth Ministry Interns

August 28, 2014, at 2:00 pm CST

This discussion will be moderated by Daniel White Hodge, with panelists Diana Schiflett (Naperville Covenant Church) and Jim Murphy (Evangelical Covenant Church of Bemidji)

With …

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Who Are You?

Post a Comment » Written on July 7th, 2014     
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Our identity gives us vision and vision gives us purpose

by Becky Johnson 

As young people, we are constantly being faced with this enormous question: “Who am I?”

Whether it’s parents and teachers asking, “What do you want to be

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Why Your Events May Actually Be Hurting Your Ministry

Post a Comment » Written on June 30th, 2014     
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Interesting post by Jody Livingston

Have you ever wondered if all of these events you are doing in your youth ministry are actually accomplishing anything?

In many cases we put more effort, time, and budget toward events than any other …

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4 Unwritten Rules Of Youth Ministry

Post a Comment » Written on June 18th, 2014     
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On Let’s Talk Youth Ministry Ep.18 – Kurt Johnston and Aaron Crumbey talk about a few unwritten rules/principles in youth ministry that you should be applying and/or following. Check it out!!

You can catch the other episodes at the Youtube …

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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 …

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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.


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

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As I transition into my new role with the Evangelical Covenant Church, first let me say what a deep honor it is to serve Christ and you. I am humbled by the opportunity, excited to serve, and watching in expectation

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Four Thoughts Before You Plan Your Next Mission Trip

Post a Comment » Written on April 23rd, 2014     
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Easter has come and gone, so for many of you, it’s time to start planning those Summer mission trips. 

I wanted to take a second to pass along some thoughts as you prepare for your Summer mission trips.

1. Leave

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A New Definition Of Families

Post a Comment » Written on April 14th, 2014     
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By Leneita Fix

Almost every day I hear a different youth worker complain about a parent who doesn’t really “care” about their child. Have you ever done that? I know I have. The “untraditional” family has become the norm with …

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Be Creative with Teaching

Post a Comment » Written on April 9th, 2014     
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Check out this brilliant blog post from Jim Murphy, Youth Pastor at Evangelical Covenant Church of Bemidji.

I love to use mnemonics! 4 words that start with C. The first letter of each word in a sentence or series

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