The Youth Ministry Round Up #9

May the 4th Be With You!

Youth Ministry Round Up has been a great new format to get you all the stuff you want/need in one place. I think it best describe what I am trying to do for all of you. Create and round up the best stuff so you can continue to make life long follower of Jesus.

Quotes

Articles

How Much Are The Elements In Your Body Worth? 

Christian College Student Sang ‘Jesus Loves Me’ Before She Was Shot Dead in Waffle House

Evernote for Youth Ministry: Receipts 

12 Wendell Berry Quotes That Will Give You A Fresh Perspective

Videos

A Crafty Gift for the Christian Teen

If you are looking to talk about value, start with your own body. As a follow up, check out the article above.

Youth Ministry and Social Media Strategy

VBS Project or Just For Fun!

THIIIIIIIIISSSSSS!! 

Youth Ministry Round Up #8

A quick poll:

Quotes

Articles

The Powerful Reason You Should Be Unreasonable 

GQ: Most Christian Act Like the Bible Doesn’t Matter

When Americans Say They Believe in God, What Do They Mean?

Five Insane Cults Tied To South Florida

Podcasts

Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast: Anxiety in Young Leaders

Multiply Youth Ministry Podcast: Building Relationships With Students

Videos

Wednesday at One Livestream

A pair of transformation videos. These videos are fairly extensive, but I think they can offer background for a future message on helping/serving and whether they should it be made public or secret. I would also check the comments to see how others are responding.

10 Party Games You’ll Want To Try

Are you using these three social platforms to their maximum potential?

Box Forts!! What are you waiting for!!?

Youth Ministry Round Up #7

 

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Articles

Justin Bieber Led Worship at a Coachella Event

A Free, Just-As-Good, Alternative To Photoshop?

What To Do When Everything Is Changing (Good for businesses, good for youth ministries)

Podcast

Great insight about being a surviving artist (KJ-52)

Losing Students Without Losing Yourself (Click here for the show notes)

Video

Is your youth group dying from low expectation? Brian breaks down on why the cost of faith should be high.

Great YG Countdown rom Delmar Peet

Real Doctor Reacts To The Good Doctor (TV Show) This would make a good parody video of a “Real” Christian Watching A “Fake” Christian and commentating.

Youth Ministry Round Up #6

Quotes

Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present and I have the power to make it so. – Psychology Living

Articles

The Importance of “Hey, I miss you!” 

Christian group asks Netflix to pull ’13 Reasons Why’ after teen suicides

The Spiritual Practice of Humor 

Tipping Points In Spiritual Formation

Podcast

The Longer Haul: What to do with busy teens

Videos

Great series on Christian basics through drawing.

This is a fanatic testimony about acceptance and influence from a Youtube Creator. Pay attention youth workers, because they are paying attention to you.

Anyone else struggle with this? Fun opener for youth group.

My first live stream in a long time: Wednesdays at One

Youth Ministry Round Up #5

 

I just like this photo: So many lessons.

Articles

More People Likely To Divorce After Watching Porn, Study Says

How I Plan Curriculum – Heather Lea Campbell

How I Write A Sermon Series 

Mother Allegedly Uses Tazer To Wake Up Son For Church

Podcasts

This Week In Youth Ministry Podcast 

Videos

I check out my friend Boo’s Youth Room. Your not gonna believe what he has.

Work hard and you’ll get your shot – The Emergency Goalie

How Often Should Your Church Be Posting on Social Media?

Youth Ministry Round Up #3

The Tweets

This is grit. Stop rescuing kids. Let them  fail, flounder, and even fail. Be there to encourage, affirm, and equip.

Articles

Older Generations, Your Voice Matters

Great review of new Larry Norman biography 

Five High Value Questions You Should Be Asking About Your Middle School Ministry

Podcasts Controlled Chaos interviews Mark Ostreicher 

Resources Shine A Light 5 Week Series 

Videos Funny Mumbly Rap Video. This would make a funny opener. Youth Meetings 101: What’s the meaning? No Prep Game: Triangle Tag

Catch Up On The Others

Youth Ministry Round Up #1 

Youth Ministry Round Up #2

Youth Ministry Round Up #2

Quotes

Articles 

Walk Up Not Walk Out 

Only One Walked Out In NC School on Walk Out Day

Teaching Middle School 

30 Most Influential Teens of 2017 

Florida approves limit, but not ban, on child marriages 

Videos

This is a youth ministry game waiting to happen

Ministry To Public Schools

Keep your eyes open for this

Youth Ministry Round Up #1

Hey all, thought I’d try something new. I post a lot about youth ministry and stuff related, and I though I’d list some of the cool articles, gadgets, books, etc, that you might be interested in.

Technology

I bought a new camera and if you are looking for a new camera, I recommend the Panasonic Lumix G7. It shoots in 4k and takes great pictures, including panoramic. It has a mic input and a reversible screen. Here’s a video I shot with it below.

Great articles

Why Most People Will Not Be Successful. Great article that applies to everyone. Don’t sleep in this youth workers .

Gunning Your Kids Down by Jonathan McKee

Great quote from musician Lindsey Stirling

Videos 

Great video for college students or upper high school (they talk about sperm production and stuff) . How will you use your life?

This new video and song by Iggy Azalea is spiritually intriguing. I wrote up a quick Bible Study about it here.

The Broccoli Tree: A Parable

So Many good lessons can be taken from this video. Share wha you love. What if you don’t share it? Who are you denying? Why do people destroy what others love?