Tag: youth ministry

  • Commitment: A trend to or a trend away?

    I posted a question here… your thoughts are always appreciated.

  • Mercy: Some practical theology here

    Last night at Light Force small groups we talked about the difference between mercy and grace. Grace = Getting something you don’t deserve. Mercy = Not getting something you deserve. I could see the students wrestling with this. Here are students completely covered in both. They have parents who bathe them in both on a […]

  • The YMX blog

    For a few weeks now (eternity in my library of ideas) Patti and I have talked about having a YMX blog so that our blogs weren’t quite so clogged up with stuff about the company and/or youth ministry stuff for others. It’s not that we don’t love youth ministry or youth workers coming to our […]

  • thump thump

    I am 31 years old. I have done youth ministry, pretty much, since I graduated from High School. And I still get jazzed about an all-nighter. I am pumped to hear that many of our students are not only coming but bringing friends. In 30 minutes doors open. I’m ready. I hope they are.

  • The Blog Snap: Sometimes You Can’t Hold It In

    I know exactly how Chris Folmsbee feels. Chris is Chief Ministry officer at YouthFront and President of Sonlife. He’s a class act guy and is an excellent leader. Part of being a leader is sticking your neck out. And Chris has done that. He put the nail the coffin of a great, but dying youth […]

  • Nominations for Best of Youth Ministry 2007

    Over at YMX, we’re accepting nominations for “Best of 2007” from the world of youth ministry. Here’s the link. If you post your list on your blog and post the link in the comments section by 12/30/07, we’ll put your name in a drawing for a $25 gift card from Amazon. (Drawing on 12/31/2007) Don’t […]