Pittsburgh Project Review: Part 1

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I just got back from an amazing week at The Pittsburgh Project (TPP).  I wanted to offer a two-part review of my experience.  I will start by reviewing the trip preparation. Cost: Pittsburgh Project offers trips for High School, Middle School, as well as combined trips. The 2013 prices ranged $380 for a 6-day trip […]

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Pittsburgh Project

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I will be out of town all week, serving  with my High School Students at Pittsburgh Project.  I will have a review of the experience posted next week! I hope you have an amazing week full of blessings!

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The Best Travel Apps for Summer Camp

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Here is a list of travel apps you need before heading to summer camp. Summer camp often means traveling  and you don’t want to be caught unprepared here is a  list of youth ministry travel apps that you don’t want to be without. 10. Group Me: Is a really great app. It enables you to text […]

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Summer Camp Survival Guide

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It is that time of year again when youth workers across the nation begin gearing up for summer camp, a mission trip, or some form of outdoor ministry. It is a time filled with ritual and excitement, a time most of us have been working toward all school year.  Here is your list of items […]

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Listening to Young People: Lessons for a better Youth Ministry

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            I read a great article this morning it has a lot to say about the way we do youth ministry and the way we treat young people,  “Listening to Young Atheists: Lessons for Stronger Christianity”  . The article was written by Larry Tauton, the Executive Director of Fixed Point and the author of “The […]

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Great Post: Parents a Word about Instagram

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I was sent this post by two different friends, thanks Jill and Curlee. I was hesitant to read it at first, I figured it was another rant about the “evils of social media” or the zombie apocalypse it will eventually cause. But this is  a great post! The authors have a healthy caution of social media […]

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Social Media Boot Camp

Social Media Boot Camp from directionsym

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How Parents and Kids Interact on Facebook

I just read a brief post on Business Insider focusing on the research of  Moria Burke an Associate Professor at University of Michigan.  She has been researching they way parents and kids interact on Facebook. Her findings are very interesting: Children ages 13-17 are more likely to friend their parents Children between the ages of […]

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‘Slut Shaming’

I heard a sobering report on NPR. It was another report in what seems to be an endless stream of reports on Cyber Bullying. However, this report was a little different, it was  by a 16 year old named Temitayo Fagbenle. Her age added an interesting perspective to the report. Inaddition the teenagers she interviewed seemed to be […]

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