Tag: identity

  • Choosing a new identity for youth ministry

    Choosing a new identity for youth ministry

    Disorganized. Uncommitted. Unreliable. Unprepared. Unprofessional. Immature. Hot-headed. Last in, first out. One-dimensional. Sloppy. Youth pastors are disposable. These are the words used to describe our profession by outsiders. Youth ministry needs a makeover. While that makeover may need to include some changes in strategy this is really a makeover of something far more important than […]

  • 7 Steps to Building an Online Personality

    This video covers that basic principles very well. If you can get through the weird music break in the middle, the second half is excellent in providing examples. HT to Dave Luke

  • “Who Are You Anyway?” a year later

    On May 27th 2008 I wrote the following here on my blog: Recently, God has been all up in my video about who I am. It’s crazy how easy I get my identity wrapped up in what other people think of me. I suppose being in a public position will do that to you. One […]

  • Do I Fit in Here?

    That’s what many visitors are wondering today in churches across the country. It’s my hope that churches around the country spent more time answering that question today than anything else. Jesus tore the veil between us and God. His death eliminated the need for a High Priest to represent us to God. Jesus looked at […]

  • “Who are you anyway?”

    Recently, God has been all up in my video about who I am. It’s crazy how easy I get my identity wrapped up in what other people think of me. I suppose being in a public position will do that to you. One of the things that Bill Clinton was always accused of as President […]