Posts filed under: development

Breaking The Mental Rut

I’ve heard people say to be the student of just one book. The idea is to find an author or a few authors who you feel challenged by and try to master the message they teach, rather than chasing after...
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Guest Post: 3 Characteristics of a Jesus-like Leader

First of all, I believe one of the best leaders of all time was Jesus. Shocker right? But I believe it. His ability to lead in the time he was here on earth and the lasting effect He had is...
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Reflect or Prep

I just finished my morning devotions, or did I just finish lesson prep? Being a youth worker, it’s so hard to have my quiet time with God and not turn it into lesson prep for my Life Group students. If...
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Where Do I Start Reading The Bible?

A youth ministry friend of mine sent this text message to me today: Hi Dennis I have a teen that’s asking me if there is a better order to read the Bible cover to cover and I wondered if you...
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The 4 Elements of a Great Volunteer Team

Saw this post over at Cory Lebovitz’s Blog about building a great volunteer youth ministry team. He’s got some tips that all youth ministries would do well to implement. I’m going to post a small snippet below. Head over to...
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