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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

April 29, 2017

By: David Fraze

Why A Zippo Lighter Made Me Cry

“Cary Branscum is looking for you.” It was early and in route to my office when…

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April 28, 2017

By: Dan Istvanik

3 Lessons from “Over the Hill”

There is a growing trending among youth workers. They are staying in youth ministry longer. They…

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April 27, 2017

By: Jonas Larkin

Accidental Mentor

I have a standing appointment with Todd every Tuesday morning at 8 am. Todd is not…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

April 26, 2017

By: Chris Schaffner

Language Matters

How we think and what we say has the power to give life or take life.…

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April 25, 2017

By: Sara Galyon

Eye Tag

This is a good game when you need a time filler or are waiting in a…

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April 25, 2017

By: Scott Talley

Student Leadership in Youth Ministry

Youth pastors and youth workers work hard daily in local student ministries to impact teenagers lives.…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

April 24, 2017

By: Ryan Schmall

Unicorn Poop

It’s well-known in my circle that I don’t like dessert. Therefore, anytime we throw a party…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

April 24, 2017

By: David Boyd

A New Swag Bag for Seniors: Rethinking the Church Graduation Rite of Passage

Spring is here, and many churches are set to once again launch a group of seniors.…

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April 23, 2017

By: Chasity Opphile

Summer Kickoff Event Planning

I don’t know about you guys, but for us here in Ohio, kicking off the summer…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

April 21, 2017

By: Kat Bair

Passing On Family Recipes: Teaching Prayer to Students

I remember maybe 3 weeks into my current job, my boss asked me if I had…

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April 29, 2017

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