Living Your Oscar Speech

  photo credit:¬†http://in.socialtimes.me/articles/2013-01-11/official-oscar-app-launched-on-android-and-amazon I watched about half of the Oscars, after The Walking Dead of course. and I reflected on some of the speeches. I love Jennifer Lawrence of Hunger Games fame and now an Oscar winner for Silver Linings Playbook. She is young and unpretentious and her speech was honest and heartfelt. Some use…

9 Teen Movies To Remind You Why You Minister To Teenagers

I love movies. I love movie about teenagers because they remind me why I wanted to minister to teenagers in the first place. These movies range from the 80’s to 2018, but regardless of the year, they are timeless in their portrayal of kids just trying to grow up. The Breakfast Club  1985 – They need empathy Napoleon Dynamite  2004 – They need role models…

The Youth Pastors Guide To Leading Students From Boyhood To Manhood

I remember being frustrated with the boys in one of my youth groups, in the early aughts. I was frustrated with their commitment to just about everything. I saw boys wearing eyeliner, listening to emo and acting in ways unbecoming. Let me say, a man can be manly no matter what tribe he’s a part of,…