2. If it’s not an adventure it’s not youth ministry. I’m a planner, and a worrier, I like to make sure that all my ducks are in a row before an event or outing, and then I worry that some ducks will wander into the street and get crushed by a mack truck. That’s justContinue reading “Youth Ministry Reflections pt. 2”
Last night we welcomed Mike and Lisa Brandow into the student ministry at Creekside Church. I am so glad to have Mike and Lisa on the Creekside team. It’s amazing how God knits things together. But with Mike and Lisa coming on board, I am now able to focus my attentions on leading the SpiritualContinue reading “Youth Ministry Reflections pt.1”
In case you missed sunday @creekside. We announced our new Youth Pastors, the Brandows. They will now be leading the youth ministry and our Worship Purpose. And I will oversee Ministry Teams, Serving Projects, and Spiritual Growth Initiatives. more about “Here’s the News from Sunday“, posted with vodpod
Tim Schmoyer is posting some great stuff over at his blog. What I Wish Someone Had Told Me . . . and Problems With Youth Ministry Today and In The Future. both of these are great posts and if you are in youth ministry, you must read them.
Small group promo’s some of these are great. http://www.morethandodgeball.com/?p=5758
At the Life In Student ministry blog, Tim posted his reasoning for keeping High School and Jr. High combined. I agree with his assessment. I grew up in a ministry that had a combined big group mid week and then more age specific sunday school. The big gathering on wednesday nights were some of myContinue reading “I Agree with Tim”
I know senior pastors can go through some pretty depressing thoughts on Sunday afternoon, and monday. Re-hashing what they said, what they could have said, what the church needs to do better or differently, feeling like a failure. Well youth pastors can go through that too. I’ve been feeling it lately. I know that theContinue reading “Success?”
Media mistakes happen. Read this post from Josh and take comfort from Josh’s experience. We are not alone.
So we just walked out on the jetty it was covered in bird poop. Now there is lunch olympics and pirates dice happening. I love laid back trips like this.
I wasn’t personally hurt by Chap Clark. Chap Clark wrote a book called Hurt. Anyway. I am prepping for next weeks sermon. We are doing a Parenting Series at creekside, which is pretty cool and you can find our videos for the past few weeks at vimeo.com/creeksidechurch. In my prep work I started perusing myContinue reading “Hurt by Chap Clark”