The Skit Guys performing “The Chair”

As I was cleaning up my office yesterday I came across a stack of freebies from the NYWC in Nashville last November. Among the stack was a DVD from The Skit…

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30-Hour Famine Materials

I started preparing for this year’s 30-Hour Famine event and, in so doing, came across the materials I prepared for last year’s event. For anyone…

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Quick updates

It’s been a while since I last updated. A lot’s been going on, but here’s the Cliff Notes version:
Youth group lock-in
The youth group lock-in…

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Digital music sales increased due to what?

PC World reported today that digital music sales sky-rocketed last year.
The market for digital music downloads via the Internet and mobile phones nearly…

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Free salvation Flash presentation

If anyone is looking for a free salvation presentation, check out this site: I’ve used it before at youth group outreach events. Very…

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Church staff: close friends or co-workers?

I’ve worked in a couple churches now and have experienced two sides of church staff relationships. At a previous church, the relationships followed a…

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Freedom to ask hard questions

Sometimes I think Christians try way too hard to argue or convince unbelievers that God is real. Although I try to avoid judging people’s hearts, it seems…

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Giving back to the YM community

For years now I’ve been blessed by other youth workers who have made their materials freely available online. I’ve gained many great ideas, have…

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Following Daniel’s example of holy living

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about Daniel in the Old Testament, specifically the following:
Daniel 6:4
Then the other administrators and princes began…

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Youth group announcements on AIM

I got this idea from the current issue of Group Magazine. Since most of my youth group kids are on AIM and use cell phones as a primary means of communication…

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