Archives for August 2010

New Baby

I won’t be updating the blog for the next few weeks! Last week my wife and I had our first baby! I will be taking some time to get to know him! Look for updates starting in September.

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Summer Reflection 2: Joy

Another idea I have been reflecting on is the idea of Joy! Scripture describes Joy as one of the fruit of the Spirit. Galatians 5:22-23 reads: “22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Joy should not […]

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Strategic Planning Video Series Announcement

I am excited to announce Directions in Youth Ministry will be offering a series of videos on Strategic Planning. Look for the first installment late next week! I am currently editing the video. This series promises to be invaluable for anyone participating in the strategic planning process.

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Summer Reflection 1: The Kingdom of God

Summertime—it brings thoughts of picnics, fireworks, beach trips, and time with family. However, if you are in Youth Ministry it might bring thoughts of long drives, too many fast food trips, noisy students, and a frantic pace of life. It is so important to take time and reflect on the meaning of everything that occurs […]

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Sobering Words

I just read a great article by David Gibson. The piece describes the issue of clergy burnout, very eye opening and very sobering. Check out the link

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