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May 26, 2017

By: David Fraze

Count the Deep Conversations and Water Ball Matches!

Summer Season is fast approaching and the Fraze family is getting ready for the camp and…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

May 25, 2017

By: J.C. Carmichael

Creating a Racially-Conscious Youth Group

First, let me state that I am very honored to be part of the Youth Specialties…

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May 25, 2017

By: Dan Istvanik

Steal The Fish

If You Love Steal the Bacon and Dodgeball, Then You Might Just Get “Hooked” on  STEAL…

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May 24, 2017

By: Todd Jones

5 Tips For Writing Discussion Questions

As every youth worker knows and has probably experienced, discussion times can either be amazing or a…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

May 24, 2017

By: Kurt Johnston

SHARK SIGHTINGS!

We should have seen it coming. A few years ago something new began to happen. Sightings…

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May 24, 2017

By: Sara Galyon

Human Bowling

Supplies Helmet Skateboard Children’s large plastic bowling set (can purchase at places like Toys R Us).…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

May 23, 2017

By: Jonny Radcliff

Bro, You’re Leading Girls Too

Nothing in this world turns me to mush more than my daughter, Laelle. As she grows…

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May 22, 2017

By: Joshua Glymph

A Video Training Series: 3 Great Questions to Ask Christian Students

In a previous video, we talked about sharing the gospel with students.  In this video I…

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May 18, 2017

By: Dan Istvanik

Baked Bean Bubble Blow

IT IS PRETTY MUCH WHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE! A LOT OF BEANS, A LITTLE BIT OF…

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May 18, 2017

By: Jacob Eckeberger

Creating Camps Your Volunteers Won’t Want to Miss

Last week, YS Blog Author Chase Snyder led a really solid webinar about how we can…

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