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5 Essentials To Start Your Youth Ministry Year

EARLY in the morning, like before the sun was up early – I was gathering my gear to go on a difficult nine-mile hike in the local mountains. “Let’s see. Water’s loaded into the pack? Check. Dog’s pack is loaded? Check. Hat? … Continue reading

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The Most Meaningful Job

Forbes has just reported on the results of an annual survey of “most meaningful jobs that pay well.” (I can just hear you thinking right about now, “Umm, Ken? We’re youth ministers. What about the phrase ‘that pay well’ doesn’t … Continue reading

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One On One

From YLO92 | By Todd Pearage, The Gathering Dayton, Ohio Editor’s Note: This month, as we all get in the back-to-school groove, we’re featuring articles from previous Youth Leaders Only Resource Books — articles that hit on some of the fundamentals of … Continue reading

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Home, REALLY Home, Missions

Editor’s Note: This article was written as the Letter From The Editor for the current edition of Youth Leaders Only Last night I participated in a youth ministry midweek meeting where I got to introduce one of my young friends as the speaker for the … Continue reading

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How to: Build a giant air cannon

This is a how-to every youth leader needs!

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The Un-Mission Trip: Get More Kingdom Bang for your Fundraising Buck

Guest post by Rick Bundschuh, Kauai Christian Fellowship, Kauai, Hawaii Editor’s Note: This article appears in the YLO94 Resource Book featuring articles on the theme of Missions and Service. You can preview more of the book and the music in … Continue reading

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Movie review: Thor: The Dark World

Guest post by Todd Pearage from The Gathering in Dayton, Ohio Thor is called the “Mighty God of Thunder” … and apparently he’s the mighty god of the box-office too. Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of … Continue reading

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Skillet’s John Cooper on the impact of youth camp

Sometimes in the (literal) heat of the season, it’s easy to let the planning and details and logistics and last-minute-everything of summer camp keep us from seeing the impact of all the work and prayer that goes into such a … Continue reading

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From the Editor: I’m That Guy

I’m the guy who has the latest tech gadget. I actually had – and used – an Apple Newton back before there was such a thing as a Palm Pilot. I guess that qualifies me as an “early adopter.” I’m … Continue reading

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Millennials + stress = music

I saw this infographic a few days ago on Twitter (thanks to @youthculturerep for pointing it out). The topic is millennials and stress. According to the link: … a study by the American Psychological Association, Millennials (born from 1979 up … Continue reading

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