Archive / May, 2013

Sign Him Up!

Thanks to this week’s Youth Cartel “Youtube You Can Use” for the great video find! Click over here to view the accompanying discussion starter. It’s so cool that we get to cheer on and support young leaders who display so much hope for our future! That’s what this video did for me, anyhow… it about made […]

Follow the Leader

This Sunday was the last weekend our youth group was meeting for the school year. I had a pretty fun time and a lively discussion planned. But plans are made to be changed, right? Well, at least, this time they were. Two things about being a NextGen leader that we need to remember: We are […]

Big Fish Conference Videos

Video training from four main sessions of Big Fish, a Foursquare conference for NextGen leaders and pastors in the North Pacific District. John Fehlen is the Lead Pastor of West Salem Foursquare Church in Salem, Oregon. Kimberly Dirmann is the co-pastor, family pastor and kids’ pastor of The Rock, a Foursquare Church in Anaheim, California. Harrison Conley […]

Abercrombie & Fitch’s Brand Readjustment

In response to Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries not wanting “not so cool” kids or women who wear size large to wear his company’s clothes, Greg Karber has come up with a funny and creative way to readjust the Abercrombie & Fitch brand. He’s giving their clothes to the homeless. First Greg goes to the local thrift stores […]

Every Kid Needs a Champion

“Kids don’t learn from people that they don’t like.” – Rita Pierson   Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, gives a rousing call to believe in kids and connect with them on a real, human, personal level. As I watched I was motivated to serve students in my ministry in the same relational way. […]