In NextGen ministry, we spend a great deal of time discussing how we talk about sex. We discuss when we should talk about it. We discuss when we should not talk about it. We discuss getting the parent’s on board versus not getting the parents on board. We discuss age propriety and gender propriety. But […]
Seems like this song could be a good discussion starter for a talk on bullying. The Source For Youth Ministry also has a great talk based on Taylor Swift’s popular song, “Shake It Off”. Check it out!
Have you seen it? Youtube has been burning up with Norwegian artist Ylvis’ hit “The Fox”. It’s quirky and laugh-out-loud funny — well… if you like that kind of humor. And it’s catchy. Maybe TOO catchy. Think of it as the new “Gangnam Style” a la PSY. A big thanks to Youth Leader Stash for sharing […]
Fashion matters. It influences the imagination and drives the way people uniquely represent themselves. The evolution of the women’s swimsuit is one place where there has been a visible shift away from modesty. In the current world of swimwear, small is often beautiful and less is considered more desirable. But designer and actress Jessica Rey […]
“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. […]
As part of our ministry roles, most of us are weekly involved in the creative process. The worst thing is staring at a blank page and finding yourself stuck in a place of blankness… the dreaded writer’s block. We have the creativity of the Creator to draw on. But how do we get to that place? I […]
The Source for Youth Ministry posted a powerful and moving youth talk featuring Merrill, an elderly man who makes an unforgettable video after his wife passes away. Watch it here… Testimony of Merrill from joshmsabo on GodTube. Watch the video and then have a discussion about loving each other the way the Bible talks about. Get […]