Turn up the love

Like you, I’m shocked at the popularity of Haterade. a figurative drink representing a modality of thought. those who consume it are themselves consumed by the negativity which with they speak. ~ Urban Dictionary Word of the Day, July 26th 2005 It feels like Haterade is on sale all over Facebook and Twitter these days. People…… Continue reading Turn up the love

Is anybody out there?

http://youtu.be/nevOsRGqL2c Yesterday Walt Mueller posted this video on his blog, it’s a lot to chew on. I hadn’t seen it but I’m glad I have. As youth workers, it’s both heart-breaking and knowledge we share that too many teenagers feel this way. My reflections It looked like a mature town… so lots and lots of…… Continue reading Is anybody out there?

Teenagers are Desperate for Good News

One reason youth ministry is flatlining is crappy theology. Kara Powell, executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute, was recently interviewed by Relevant Magazine about the present reality that youth ministry presents a faith students easily walk away from in college. She was asked, “Do you think there are any misunderstandings or misconceptions that contribute to young adults leaving the…… Continue reading Teenagers are Desperate for Good News

Bottlenecks

A bottleneck is a phenomenon where the performance or capacity of an entire system is limited by a single or limited number of components or resources. The term bottleneck is taken from the ‘assets are water’ metaphor. As water is poured out of a bottle, the rate of outflow is limited by the width of the conduit…… Continue reading Bottlenecks