What It Takes To Be Generous

  Generosity is a gift and a skill. It’s something we all have the ability to  do and get better at. Giving  our praise, c comment, a thumbs up, a retweet, a share, a shout out, a pin, etc. are all things we can do if we want to. So, how come we are not…

It’s Not The End Of The World

I had to tell myself last night: It’s Not The End Of The World. This is the second year we’ve have done Mission Week and I had high hopes after last year. But this year just pooped out. I mean we had a great start on Sunday then we were rained out on Monday and…

Top 10 Youth Ministry Fundraisers

Let me start by saying that I don’t like fundraising. I do it for only two reasons, which are probably yours as well, Camp and Missions Trips. To be honest, fundraising is exhausting, but good trips heal all wounds, right? I’ve done several fundraisers over thirty years but these are my Top 10 Best Youth…

The Five Word Challenge

    I read a great article the other day from Fast Company called  Simple, Direct, Honest, Personal, And Blunt: How The 5-Word Performance Review Works Wonders  By: Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield  (Warning the CEO from Kayak.com, whom they interview, has a potty mouth) I think this might be a cool tool to use…

Submerged:How Deep Is Your Youth Ministry?

Would you like to find out how deep your youth ministry is when it comes to disciple making? Submerged Sessions are meant to show you and your students where everyone is at tin the pool. It will show you who's in the shallow end, waist deep, neck deep and submerged/ More importantly, it lays out a process for how to get you kids from the kiddie pool to the deep end of faith. 

Lessons include 

  • messages and slides
  • pool simulation/illustration instructions
  • graphics