Posts filed under: Training

Full disclosure: I sometimes rub people the wrong way… especially in my youth ministry where I volunteer. I think the biggest part of the problem is personality differences. The second biggest part is misunderstandings. Every time (without fail) when somebody...
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I remember the day I got a postcard in the mail about a youth ministry conference. It was from Youth Specialties. I didn’t know such a thing existed for youth workers. I was skeptical, but intrigued. This was before the...
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Note: The illustration in this post is written tongue in cheek. However, the application of it is quite serious. So I was in Starbucks today, but left without buying anything. The cashier was in front of the register restocking the...
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I often get asked about the most important ways to be successful when you are a small group leader of students. At the top of my list is building community (I’ll blog about that another time) and the other way...
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Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year that leaves most singles feeling left out, frustrated, disappointed in themselves, and a wave of other emotions. It’s easy to see this in adults as they throw “Singles Awareness” parties, or...
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