How To Learn About Youth Culture In Your Community

“Use the Culture, to Reach the Culture.”  That was the mantra for Liberty University youth majors back in the ’90’s.   We had outstanding mentors that encouraged us and mentored us to understand the culture of the kids we were going to minister to.   That’s one thing I’ve tried to do over the years, … More How To Learn About Youth Culture In Your Community

10 PRINCIPLES FOR MANAGING CONFLICT IN YOUTH MINISTRY

This goes hand in hand with my previous article about disappointing students.  I’ve probably posted something like this last year, but it’s always good to have this kind of information.  This is also pertinent for handling conflict in general, because life is conflict sometimes.  Don’t  get the wrong idea now, I’m not in any huge … More 10 PRINCIPLES FOR MANAGING CONFLICT IN YOUTH MINISTRY

‘Murica

I was preparing to continue my study on Purity on Biblegateway.com when I was waylaid by their verse of the day.   It was Isaiah 1: 16-17, which says: Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong. Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take … More ‘Murica

A New Year

I’ve been putting this off, debating if I should even do a New Years blog, but, eh, why not.   I’m personally excited about 2016 to be honest.   2015 was an interesting year.  It began in heartache and crushing disappointment due to misunderstandings with my old church, but as the year progressed and as … More A New Year