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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

February 23, 2017

By: Yvie Cano-Negron

What is in the color of skin?

Coming from a predominantly Hispanic background, it was always instilled in me to never date a…

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February 21, 2017

By: Stephen D. Kennedy

3 Mistakes of a New Youth Pastor and How You Can Avoid Them!

I remember when I moved out of my parents’ basement to pursue a Bible College education.…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

February 20, 2017

By: Tyler Jarvis

Theology of Presence

Good Youth Ministry is relational. You probably know that. You’ve probably read books and articles about…

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February 17, 2017

By: Brian Aaby

How HGTV & Student Ministry Are Basically The Same…

Just to get a laugh I posted this status update on Facebook recently: If you have…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

February 16, 2017

By: Jameisha Washington

Changing the Narrative: Black History Month

Growing up, I fondly remember this one picture that hung alongside our family photos. High on…

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Culture

February 16, 2017

By: YouthWorks

A Conversation About Immigration and Refugee Resettlement Issues

Issues of immigration and refugee resettlement are on our Facebook feeds, in the news and on…

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February 15, 2017

By: Joshua Glymph

A Video Training Series: Being a Timothy at events!

How can leaders maximize their influence, time and energy in serving in student ministry or alongside…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

February 15, 2017

By: Chris Schaffner

The Paradox of Powerlessness

So much of the current political landscape is wrought with aggressive attempts to grab and hold…

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February 15, 2017

By: Ben Marshall

Creating Volunteer Expectations

We all have them. We had them when we first came to the church we are…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

February 14, 2017

By: Sam Peketz

I never wanted to be a firefighter

We’ve all seen it on TV. It’s the headline every summer (at least in my home…

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