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#Social Media

Is social media helpful or hurtful to our teens? How can we claim the square inch that IS social media to be glorifying to God in our own lives, and in our ministries?

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Meeting the Needs of Youth

Youth ministry becomes less initmidating when we think of it in terms of movement and direction. Movement: getting them started or involved. Direction: pointing them in the right direction.

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Transitions Part 2

Young Adults are increasingly hesitant to stand in front of a congregation and commit to a community of faith because there are other churches and doctrines that they have yet to explore.

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Transitions

Recent youth ministry studies suggest that we may not be acting intentionally enough about helping kids transition through our programs. How can we facilitate better transitions?

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Merry Christmas

From the many contributors of the Youth Ministry section of the Network, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We look forward to chatting with you again in 2015. Blessings from the team.
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ABCD

When churches are feeling overwhelmed and under-resourced it might be time to return to the ABCD’s: Asset Based Church Development.

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Is the Current Changing?

Perhaps we need to consider that the "current" in which we are doing youth ministry is changing. As the denomination engages a new model for direction and vision our ministry will inevitably change.

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Drift

Sometimes in ministry we set a course for a destinatation but drift further away despite our best efforts.

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Judgemental

Christians are perceived as being prideful and critical towards others. How did we acquire this image of a judgemental character?

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Hypocrisy

Christians are often perceived as hypocrites. How can we reverse this impression and squash moral superiority in our lives?

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To Go Faster, Slow Down

Much like a race car driver needs to slow down through the corner enabling him to go faster in a different direction, so to a youth worker who is making changes needs to go about it at a slower pace...

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View from a Distance

Often we spend time reviewing what we have done and making plans for what we need to do in the coming season. It is a time of getting feedback, trying to figure out how we can do things better and what changes could or need be done.

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Need a Little Patience

I recently read an article that stated how important it was for youth workers to have patience. I immediately thought: “uh-oh, I’m in trouble”. Patience is definitely a virtue I did not receive in plenty.

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A Sabbath—Really!!

A young adult told me the other day that maybe we should look at the Sabbath differently. See how her perspective helps us rethink the Sabbath.

 

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