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Camp tips for working with inner-city kids

For several years now I’ve directed an Angel Tree camp for inner-city kids that’s arranged by some old college friends. We take one week in July or…

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Why doesn’t our teaching seem to stick?

WHY YOUTH MINISTRY MUST BE HIGHLY RELATIONAL AND EXPERIENTIAL
Last Monday I attended a seminar by Todd Hall, Ph.D., and Mark Matlock’s Wisdom Works…

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Counseling training needed for youth ministry

I graduated from PBU with a degree in youth ministry and filled up all my electives with counseling classes, but I think if I had to do it over again I’d…

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Video music clips from the NYWC

Here’s a bunch of video clips of the music at the [tag]National Youth Workers Convention[/tag] all rolled together as one. It includes:
— [tag]David…

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Pictures from the last day of the NYWC

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I also have a good amount of video from the convention that I’ll make available online within a day or two, but…

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The conclusion of the NYWC

Wow, what an excellent weekend at the [tag]NYWC[/tag]! Dana and I are both safely home and, although very tired physically, we’re both emotionally…

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Pictures from second day at NYWC Austin

Me and Dana with Marko!

Right: Thor Ramsey, comedian | Left: Ceili Rain Band

The Skit Guys performing

Ron Pearson, stand-up comedian

Shane and Shane…

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Notes and thoughts from second day at NYWC

MORNING GENERAL SESSION, BY ROLLIE MARTINSON
I wasn’t quite sure what this guy’s point was and, judging by the number of people that left during his…

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2nd day at NYWC

Dana and I were so tired from yesterday that we decided to skip the morning workshops and sleep in a little. Two youth group volunteers from our church, Seth…

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Day 1: NYWC session notes and thoughts

Man, it’s only the first day and I’ve already taken 8 pages of notes! I think this will be the only night I try to type ‘em all up in a some…

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