GIVEAWAY: Teaching Through the Art of Storytelling by Jon Huckins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBt8ISomnS0 What is it… It’s the first book by my friend and co-author, Jon Huckins. If you’ve ever thought of integrating fictional storytelling into your teaching this is the book you need. (You realize this is what Jesus did with the whole parable thing, right? Yeah, totally biblical.) It’s a great resource– it flew under…… Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Teaching Through the Art of Storytelling by Jon Huckins

GIVEAWAY: The Anxious Christian by Rhett Smith

http://youtu.be/VOk2PT_zUmY What it is… It’s a book! Here’s the official description: In our journey of faith there are moments that produce a certain amount of anxiety. Often anxiety or worry is seen as an evil or un-Christian feeling to have, but The Anxious Christian conveys the message that anxiety can actually be helpful in our…… Continue reading GIVEAWAY: The Anxious Christian by Rhett Smith

GIVEAWAY: Love is an Orientation DVD by Andrew Marin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m41kLZqmZk What it is… Love is an Orientation DVD is a video curriculum based on The Marin Foundation’s ground breaking work in the LGBTQ community. The byline is, “Practical ways to build bridges with the Gay Community.” I’ve heard amazing things from adult small groups and church leadership teams who have worked through this content…… Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Love is an Orientation DVD by Andrew Marin

GIVEAWAY: Real Conversations by Jonathan McKee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbb1GnEBzAg What it is… Jonathan McKee (The Source for Youth Ministry) just released a 4-week video based curriculum that’s all about how to have real conversations about sharing your faith. (Which is cool considering it’s called, Real Conversations.) As a youth leader, this is one of those plug-n-play options that would be cool to have…… Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Real Conversations by Jonathan McKee

VOTE: Cobra Pit Cleaner Ad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIMigVo1pyA Contest: Submit a Craigslist-styled ad for the video above. (Entries closed, see entries here) VOTE! Read the three entries below and cast your vote. Winner announced Wednesday morning. Finalists A: Middle-Management Position – Submitted by Kevin A. Middle-management position has recently become available to oversee a quiver of ground-floor executives hungry for leadership. The…… Continue reading VOTE: Cobra Pit Cleaner Ad

CONTEST: Cobra Pit Cleaner ad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIMigVo1pyA& Sometimes I watch a YouTube video or read a news story and I wonder… “What would the Craigslist Ad look like for this?” Contest: Write a fake Craigslist ad for the gig featured in the video above. Make me laugh. Make me cry. Make me wince in pain. Just make it good. Rules: Keep…… Continue reading CONTEST: Cobra Pit Cleaner ad

Beyond the Zoo Giveaway

The launch of Beyond the Zoo has gone great so far. We’re adding new reviews weekly and we’re even hoping to add a couple contributors to capture some various genres of stuff in and around San Diego. At the same time we thought it’d be fun to kick things up a notch and have a…… Continue reading Beyond the Zoo Giveaway