Archive / April, 2013

Helping Parents Connect with Mission Trips

We love sharing free resources that we think will be useful in your ministries. In Helping Parents Connect, Doug Franklin outlines how parents can be involved in their students’ mission trips before, during, and after the trip. This tool is designed to help parents grow with their kids through their missions experience. What a great download […]

To Snapchat or Not

You’ve probably heard the talk. Teenagers are reportedly leaving Facebook and Twitter in droves and moving to more “parent-less” social networks. That was working with Instagram for a while… but now Mom and Dad and Gramma are joining Instagram, too. So… teenagers looking for anonymity are moving over to Snapchat, a free app/service which allows teens to […]

Get a Free Site for Your Ministry

Last month, I launched a student ministry web site for the new youth group at our church, New Life NextGen. You can view it here. I created it free through! I like WordPress a lot. I’ve used it to build our district site at, my family site at and, well… this site. And […]

Laundry Love

Have you ever considered doing a “Laundry Love” outreach in your city? Don’t know about the Laundry Love Project? LLP’s are regular opportunities to help people who are struggling financially by assisting them with doing their laundry. Relationships are built, and LLP’s become small communities of common concern in which participants often find that they receive […]