Tag: Atlanta

  • 10 Ways to Connect with Me at NYWC

    On Thursday, Marko and I fly out to Atlanta for the National Youth Workers Convention. It’s sure to be a fun week of connecting, training, and encouragement. I’ve always loved the convention and I’m stoked to continue to invest in making the convention an awesome experience for youth workers from around the country. Here’s my…

  • Ashley Judd – Children are not for sex

    Powerful stuff. I hope change is underway in Georgia. GenerateHope is an organization which helps reach out to women who have been sexually trafficked into San Diego County. As Ms. Judd points out, its more common that you’d like to think.

  • Worth fighting for

    The last few days I’ve been following the story of Shaun King, an Atlanta church planter and friend of YS, who recently discovered his former boss & pastor has admittedly molested and raped some children.* After doing some further research Shaun learned that other church leaders were aware of the situation but remained silent. Not…

  • Prayer for NYWC Atlanta Attendees

    David sang to the LORD the words of this song when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. He said: “The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn…

  • The weeks to come

    This is convention week. For the 5th time this year I will travel to a convention center to run social media. Two DCLAs (for students) and this is the third NYWC. (for youth workers) I have the best job in youth ministry. I get to meet youth workers from all over the world and remind…

  • NYWC is Gonna Be Fun

    I’ve been so busy working on spreading the word about National Youth Workers Convention that I’ve literally forgotten to post about three exciting things I’m a part of in all 3 cities. 1. The FUN team is back and better than ever! Last year was YS’s first serious forray into social media during a live…

  • Shut up and dance

    Love this video. I literally laughed out loud. Not the fake “LOL” kind either. I’m sure it was a choreographed stunt… but man it is still really good.

  • Family Force 5 for the Deaf

    I love Family Force 5. They bring a million pounds of energy to any event. Well, check out these videos captured in Atlanta. The lady doing interpretation for the deaf really got into it. Apparently, she is a fan of the band. HT to Jeff

  • Youth Workers Gone Wild

    HT to Amy (the “oh” by me is the unfortunate sound I made when I hit George from Lost and Found in the forehead with a finger rocket.)