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November 18, 2017

By: chrisschaffner

A Look At The Future Of Youth Ministry

I work in the clinical world and often can’t help but wonder if the changes we…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 17, 2017

By: Christina Hite

Reorienting Our Approach to Health

I have spent time in a variety of churches: Pentecostal, Charismatic, Southern Baptist, Non-denom, and Catholic.…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 16, 2017

By: Gloria Lee

Safe Place to Talk Diversity

When I first immigrated to the US from South Korea at the age of 8, I…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 15, 2017

By: Mario Kee

Is It Time to Let Go?

I recently resigned from my church a few months back which is a sad occasion as…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 15, 2017

By: Jeff_Beckley

10 Lessons Learned from 10 Years in Ministry

In the beginning, I started with small goals.  Baby steps.  Aim small, miss small.  Prior to…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 14, 2017

By: Adam Ansel

Student Led Student Ministry

Years ago when I had hair and was in youth group, I learned something important about…

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November 14, 2017

By: Todd Jones

Tips For Long-Term Calendar Planning

Planning a long-term calendar can be tricky. There are so many things that must be taken…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 13, 2017

By: Sarah Vanderaa

I’m In Ministry. Who Needs Devotions?!

The Deep Importance of a Devotional Life Isn’t it interesting how personal devotions is often the…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 13, 2017

By: Andrew Zirschky

Developmental Approach: Communicating the Gospel to Youth

When it comes to youth ministry and adolescent faith, “We’re doing a better job of getting…

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Big Ideas About Youth Ministry

November 9, 2017

By: Joshua Glymph

Parents Night

This past summer a high schooler was invited to our summer camp and midweek placed his…

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