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Trending This Week (July 11)

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Every Friday we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week's trending links include a look at 3 important social skills, signs of an emotionally healthy church, a great conversation about how social media is affecting teens' concept of friendship, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination. 

Blogs From YouthSpecialties.com This Week

Mark Matlcok (@MarkMatlock) shares his heart about why youth ministry is vital to the body of Christ: “5 Reasons The Church Needs Youth Ministry” CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger (@JacobEck) addresses how we talk about God's plan for our pain in: “Unlearning God's Plan For Pain” CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Terry Linhart (@TerryLinhart) wrote a great post about “3 Social Skills That Leave Others Hungry For More” CLICK TO VIEW

Paul Williams at Outreach Magazine takes a look at the health of congregations: “8 Signs of an Emotionally Healthy Church” CLICK TO VIEW

Josh Griffin (@JoshuaGriffin) shared a great fun game: “Slip-n-Slide Kickball” CLICK TO VIEW

Danny Bowers (@DannyBowers) wrote a solid post entitled “Driven Leaders and Selfish Ambition” CLICK TO VIEW 

Echo The Story (@EchoTheStory) linked us to a great article: “Social Media Affecting Teens' Concept of Friendship, Intimacy” CLICK TO VIEW


Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

A challenge is extended… we need the best youth ministry parody of this. Although, forgive the 1 “not-so-nice” word (rhymes with “dell”): “Skip Skip Slide” CLICK TO VIEW

A guy has a brilliant idea of flying a throne through fireworks and it's magical: CLICK TO VIEW

Totally realistic interpretation of what happens when the WIFI goes down: CLICK TO VIEW 

Sports Nation posted the best face swap of all time: CLICK TO VIEW

Kids reacting to a game boy: CLICK TO VIEW


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