Press Release

Texas Youth Academy

“Texas Youth Academy is something I think about daily, and not lightly at that. I can truly say that TYA changed my life because of the impact it had on me and my passion for ministry and the Bible. I realized the approaches I’ve taken to ministry and the thoughts I have on theology have been shaped due to my ...

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Write for the Youthworker Movement

  Make all of your dreams come true! Or one of them, provided that dinner didn’t sit well and you were tossing and turning all night wishing you could mouth off about your opinions about Wesleyan youth ministry. That dream, my friend, is right around the corner. We are deeply interested in developing Wesleyan voices in youth ministry content. If ...

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Nationwide Prayer Initiative Aims to Enlist One Million People

Christian Endeavor International (CEI) announces the launch of Pray31, an initiative to enlist one million people in prayer for America. Pray31 will take place during the month of October 2012 in churches and Christian groups nationwide. For 31 days, thousands of congregations across the denominational spectrum will be engaged in this highly focused prayer effort. CEI President Timothy Eldred describes ...

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United Methodists Garner Highest Favorability Score

December 8, 2011 Press Release from umcom.org: About 62% of adult Americans have a favorable impression of United Methodists. That’s according to a  new survey from LifeWay Research  that looks at perceptions of faith groups among adults in the U.S. United Methodists had the highest percentage of favorable impressions among the faith groups included in the survey – Roman Catholics, Southern Baptists, ...

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YouthWorker Movement teams up with Dallas GiveCamp

  This weekend, YouthWorker Movement will be teaming up with Dallas GiveCamp to develop exciting new tools and website enhancements.  In a nutshell, GiveCamp is when programmer IT types donate a weekend of their time and talents to nonprofits.  We are going to wait until after the weekend to reveal our projects – so stay tuned.  In the meantime, we ...

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CYMX Partners with the Richard and Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship

Bishop and Julia Wilke have spent a life-time encouraging and supporting persons doing ministry. The Institute in their name is dedicated to providing educational opportunities that nurture and enrich Christian leaders-lay and clergy-for effective living and ministry. Later this week, Charles Harrison, the CEO of the Center for Youth Ministry Excellence will be introduced to the Southwestern College Board of ...

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YouthWorker Movement Building a Youth Disciple Online Opportunity

  Charles Harrison meets with Bishop and Julia Wilke, authors of Disciple, as design efforts are underway to build a totally online Disciple group experience for youth. The scheduled roll-out of Youth Disciple Online has facilitator training open beginning February 1, 2012, and youth groups starting up when ready after August 1, 2012. Moving Youth Disciple to an online format is a real ReThink Church moment ...

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Press Release: The Center For Youth Ministry Excellence Partners With The Richard And Julia Wilke Institute For Discipleship

        The Center for Youth Ministry Excellence is moving the National Office from McKendree UMC at 523 Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee to Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas to partner with the Richard and Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship (IFD).  CYMX will continue to have support offices in Nashville, Atlanta, Dallas, and Shreveport. On October 7th, 2011 Charles ...

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