Before and After

About two years ago I was called back to my home church to be the Associate Student Pastor. Up until that point my youth ministry team had consisted of one person, me. Of course I had volunteers and student leaders, but as you well know– if you don’t...

EVANGAtweets

Eons ago fellow youth ministry geek Matt McGill wrote a blog post called EVANGAtweets. This weekend our student ministry is discussing evangelism in our weekend worship service. In honor of Matt I quickly whipped up a few EVANGAtweet slides to cycle through...
New From TED: Build Your Own Online Lesson

New From TED: Build Your Own Online Lesson

I’m a big fan of TED and what they do online with their videos from their events.  They just released a new tool that allows anyone to build an online lesson using web video.  You can select a video and video and create questions, quizes or give links for people...

FREE Ebook – Living with Questions

The Youth Specialties book Living with Questions is a free ebook right now. You can get it on Amazon or iBooks. Publisher Description: A practical and personal approach to apologeticsfor students. How many times has your teacher asked you a question, and you stare...

Teaching Through the Art of Storytelling Special Price

I don’t know if you’ve ever checked out this book, Teaching Through the Art of Storytelling: Creating Fictional Stories that Illuminate the Message of Jesus, but I highly recommend it.  Story and narrative are my favorite way to teach and this is a great...