Are you fake around your pastor?

Check out this quote. Dear God, I was a pastor for 23 years. It killed me. I am not sure I was every called to it. As you know, the overwhelming numbness finally caved in all around me. Now, I am on the outside of the church looking in and I don’t like what I…… Continue reading Are you fake around your pastor?

Top Five Posts of July

#1 Goodbye Creepy Guy (here’s why) #2 Shutting Down #3 3 Lies of Church Growth Experts #4 $200 Asterisk for the iPhone 3G #5 Vision, Goal, and Mission Statements The power of google. That’s why most of those top 5 are there. People are searching for something that brings them here…. welcome! And it’s…… Continue reading Top Five Posts of July

10 random Monday thoughts

It’s a holiday. And a holiday for me means that I tend to get strikingly little done. I may have some big plans for my day… but if I get 1-2 things actually done I’ll be satisfied. Here’s just a data dump of things on my mind. I’m definitely taking a bike ride today. It…… Continue reading 10 random Monday thoughts

Twitter takes off in Youth Ministry

In the last two weeks Twitter has gotten extremely popular among Youth Ministry people. The two biggest Youth Ministry companies, Youth Specialties and Simply Youth Ministry put their Twitter accounts in this weeks newsletter. (YMX was ahead of them by a couple months on this one!) And it seems like every youth pastor around is…… Continue reading Twitter takes off in Youth Ministry

You Matter to Your Schools

This was just posted over at Youth Ministry Exchange. Here’s an excerpt: Here’s a thought that will blow your mind. The God of the Universe chose you to help him build the church in your town. Here’s another thought to give you some perspective. The God of the Universe has an enemy, Satan, whose deepest…… Continue reading You Matter to Your Schools

Youth Ministry Pro

Observers of YMX and this blog will remember that we recently started “domain farming” a few domain names that aren’t currently registered… but we think would make great websites. In other words, we bought a bunch of domains hoping that if we marketed them a little, people would pay for them. Well, along the same…… Continue reading Youth Ministry Pro