Tag Archives: Teen

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 […]

Let’s Save Lives: Stop Bullying

I saw this video this morning on Life in Student Ministry’s Facebook wall. Tim Schmoyer, the youth leader who runs the page, states, “This story kept me awake last night. A teen uploaded this video a month ago as a cry for help. A few weeks ago she committed suicide. Her life could’ve been saved […]

The Discipleship Discussion

This was a great discussion between several NextGen leaders in our district — all about discipleship and what it looks like (and doesn’t look like) in local contexts. Andy Houltberg, the NextGen pastor at Emmanuel Foursquare Church in Salina, KS, was the session facilitator.