Archive / November, 2014

Introducing BOXES

This new digital game resource from DYM (Download Youth Ministry) looks like it would be a fantastic edition to any children’s or youth ministry toolbox. In short, BOXES is a versatile, up-front game that you can use to award prizes or “punishments” for fun. Set it up however you want! This is something you could use over and […]

Don’t Blame Yourself… Blame Hip Hop

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.  Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you heard from me and saw me doing. […]


Maybe you watched it all unfold minute-by-minute or maybe, like me, you were a little bit behind the social media storm that was #AlexFromTarget. However it happened, I’m sure that you’ve heard about this 16-year-old Target employee who became famous, seemingly overnight, for simply doing his job, bagging groceries. I had seen some random posts […]

Kitten Curriculum

I have kittens at my house. These unexpected, and yet adorable, 3-week-old furballs are an inspiration of object lessons for every age. Whether you use curriculum or create your own — or perhaps need an idea to pinch hit in someone’s absence — these concepts illustrated by kittens can create a memorable lesson time. Kittens […]