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Soul Care

SoulCare: Practices to Nurture the Mind, Body & Soul Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:00 am -4:00 pm Southern Methodist University Prothro Hall Join us for this event for young people ages 15-22. Come, listen to dynamic speakers talk about how … Continue reading

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Being a Spiritual Guide at the Crossroads

There is an upcoming training event in Texas on March 16-21, 2014, called “Being a Spiritual Guide at the Crossroads”. It is collaboratively sponsored by the Academy for Spiritual Formation (Upper Room), Campus and Collegiate Ministries (GBHEM), YoungPeople’s Ministry (GBOD) … Continue reading

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United Methodist Student Day Offering

contributed by Jonathan Perry, FUMC Lewisville United Methodist Student Day and special offering in support of college students, to be held November 24, is one of six annual church-wide Special Sundays supporting the cooperative ministries of the United Methodist Church. … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Make Youth Group a Family Priority

Some good tips from travel organizer extraordinaire (and youth parent), Rod Bishop. Ready to let someone else handle the logistics of your next trip so that you can focus on the rest of your to-do list! Check out Summit Quest! … Continue reading

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Support teens who are heading back to school

Support your church’s teens who are heading back to school. Give them devozine, a magazine that helps them spend time with God and reflect on what God is doing in their lives. Each issue of the bi-monthly devotional magazine is written for … Continue reading

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Learn 50 Ways to Strengthen Ministry with Youth

Interesting Article from Lewis Center for Church Leadership… Learn how to honor the spirituality of youth and much more with our updated 50 Ways resource. You’ll find helpful advice on equipping parents, getting “real,” providing excellent adult leadership, making worship … Continue reading

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Dealing with Disrespectful Teenagers

Youth workers shouldn’t operate under the assumption that young people will automatically respect adults. Respect is so… yesterday. Young people today call it “keeping it real.” They just say it how it is. “This is boring.” “Whatever, fat dude!” “I’m outta here. This … Continue reading

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Why Are People Afraid of Change?

Note: This is Part 5 of a multi-part series. Check out the entire Making Changes Stick Toolkit for more ideas you can use today to help lead change in your ministry. It seems like our churches are full of people who are afraid … Continue reading

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Top 25 Youth Ministry Blogs of 2012

Curious about who’s who in the world of youth ministry blogging? Wondering what the speakers at the next big youth training event are all about? Well, most of them blog in addition to writing books and leading youth! Check out … Continue reading

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Connecting with your Youth now in College

You Make the Call: What College Freshmen Need to Hear from their Youth Pastors | Sticky Faith. by Kara Powell, Brad M. Griffin, and Cheryl Crawford If you’ve been putting off making contact with recent grads, here’s a list of … Continue reading

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