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You Matter to Your Volunteers
Often times we volunteers forget how important you are to us. We forget how you not only lead and guide the students at our church, but you also lead and guide us.
Geocaching - The Thrill of the Hunt
You’re trekking through a wooded area on the outskirts of your local park, scanning the undergrowth for signs of the treasure. Your GPS tells you that you’re closing in, but you still don’t have a visual on the target. Then you spy it.
You Matter to Parents
We know it's not always obvious, but your ministry is important to the parents of the students in your church. In this world where cultural and spiritual values clash head-on, you are a vital partner in helping us convey faith to our teenagers.
What Does Juno Teach Us About Youth Ministry?
Juno MacGuff is a snarky, ecclectic, and typical high school junior who asks her best friend, Paulie Bleeker, to have sex. When their experiment creates a positive pregnancy test Juno is forced to deal with the reality that her life has dramatically changed.
Sports: A Non-Sporting Youth Worker's Guide to Faking it
As a child, I was not into sports at all. I played intramurals in elementary school and enjoyed some activities in PE, but on Sundays I preferred my Shirley Temple movie instead of the early NFL games.
What Juno Didn't Tell You
Though my feet have never seen the stirrups of a delivery room, nor has ultrasound jelly touched my belly, I’ve experienced over 168 months of pregnancy during the past 22 years as an urban youth leader.
Youth, Teens, Young People
Develop a tremendous youth ministry that actually helps teens mature as Christians and become involved in ministry. Check out topics such as ways to fund your youth ministry, team evangelism and team ministry, spiritual gifts discovery, and more.
You Matter to Your Spouse
As you continue on this journey called marriage, you still matter to your spouse. When you hurt, he or she hurts. When someone attacks you, he or she is also attacked. Every tear you shed is precious to him or her. When you rejoice in life’s little victories, he or she rejoices with you.
You Matter to Your Community
You matter. You matter so much that the enemy wants to throw you down and rip away the joy you first had when you started on this road with God. He hates you and he hates the work you are doing in the lives of others.