Weekend Worship Review #1

Ok, I am totally ripping off Josh Griffin here! Just about every week Josh offers a weekend review of their youth services on his amazing blog, More Than Dodgeball. I check out his stuff all the time. In fact you will see some of it reproduced frequently if you came...
Avengers Movie Discussion Questions

Avengers Movie Discussion Questions

I loved the movie Avengers, I think it might be my favorite super hero movie of all time.  So I was pretty excited to find this great discussion guide over on The Source for Youth Ministry.  The main point of the lesson is about team work to be a force for God’s...
Sticky Faith Deal on E-books

Sticky Faith Deal on E-books

I don’t know if you’ve read the Sticky Faith books, but they are some of the best ministry books I’ve read during the last year.  Based on the research by Fuller Youth Institute, authors Kara Powell, Chap Clark and Brad Griffin have really reshaped...

Planning Center: Worship Planning Made Simple

If you plan a weekly worship service then you will want to check out Planning Center! It’s a worship planning, volunteer scheduling, media repository, emailing, texting machine! Here’s a quick video overview: Forget printing cue sheets (aka Order of...

Newsstand: Freebies

When I updated my iPhone to iOS 5 the first thing I remember thinking was, “Too bad I’m stuck with this stupid Newsstand app on my home screen!” I didn’t use Newsstand on my iPhone and hated that I couldn’t relegate the empty app to a...

DSLR Video: Who I Follow

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I have been diving into DSLR video over the past few months. The DSLR Camera has, as Philip Bloom described, “democratized cinematography.” What he means is that the affordability of DSLR cameras has made cinema...