It brought a special kind of sadness when the world had to say goodbye to talented young Canadian actor Cory Monteith. The soft spoken and humble star of Glee will
Are you Team Mike or Team Sully? Not exactly the comparison between werewolves and vampires, but nevertheless we are still talking monsters – right? One is a one-eyed walking tennis
Instead of the typical one-week mission trip this spring or summer, Faith Church of Kent, WA participated in a weekly mission each Sunday from June through August. Reaching out was
In 20+ years of being “in charge” of a variety of ministries (church and parachurch) I have found great value and blessing in being connected to other youth leaders through
Did you ever notice that throughout Scripture God seems somewhat determined when it comes to using young people to accomplish some of his most significant purposes? He used a teenaged
Utter it in some churches and you’ll be damned (no, “damned” is not the word.) This is a word that causes many pastors, Sunday school teachers and deacons to cringe
As a youth leader it’s not news to you that many teens (and adults) come to church with a “here I am” mentality. It’s all about them. They come looking
“Scientists at (RPI) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of
The best leaders lead from the front. They don’t delegate, abdicate, or relegate the heavy lifting to “subordinates.” They dive headfirst into the hard work. This is true of the
1. Fear Sharing your faith is a scary prospect. You can lose face and friends as a result of communicating this “narrow-minded” message of the Gospel, even when you do
Your students are the best people to reach lost teenagers in your community. Here are 3 ways to train and inspire them to share their faith!
Poor poor Jack…all he wanted to do was save his family and perhaps impress the princess. But as chance and destiny would have it, a handful of beans and the
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