When He had hair He was Working on This!!

I’ve known Hank Hilliard since 1995 when I was doing short term missions work and he brought his youth group to our camp. Back then we were both much younger and we both had a full head of hair. Well, I still do have a full head of hair, can’t say the same for Hank. But since then Hank has ...

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Kenda Creasy Dean | State of Youth Ministry interview part 2

We were blessed with a moment to sit down with Kenda Creasy Dean, who is one of the foremost researchers, authors and challengers of how our youth ministry is and needs to be. You can get more involved with Kenda’s work through the ministry of the Institute of Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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A Practical Guide to Use with “Book, Bath, Table and Time” by Fred P. Edie

HOLY THINGS FOR YOUTH MINISTRY 13 PRACTICAL SESSIONS BRIAN HARDESTY-CROUCH, ED. ISBN/Prod. Code: 978-0-8298-1853-6 USA $14.00 Note – This item is expected to ship the end of December. A guide to Book, Bath, Table, and Time: Christian Worship as Source and Resource for Youth Ministry by Fred P. Edie (The Pilgrim Press, 2007). “Finally a resource that helps us to connect to ‘The Source!’ ...

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Shadows Darkness & Dawn .:. Group Lenten Journey

I was recently given a copy of the UpperRoom’s new Lenten devotional book “Shadows, Darkness, and Dawn.” If you are like me, the daily devotionals usually go about three months then fade away with a new season of the year. So the practice of doing a period devotional piece appeals to me. When looking at this book resource I couldn’t ...

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Terrible & Funny Fundraising Stories, Winner gets a Free book!

We are running a fun quick contest this week. Use the comments below to leave your best terrible/funny, or both, fundraising stories. To the winner, which will be decided totally objectively by the YWM team on which story we found to be most intriguing, will win a copy of “A Spirituality of Fundraising” by Henri Nouwen newly printed by the ...

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Church in the Inventive Age .:. Doug Pagitt

Church in the Inventive Age

Doug Pagitt came upon my radar a number of years ago when the emergent church scene was taking over the church world. Doug is recognized as one of the many leaders of that shift. Having hung around that conversation for many years and making friends with many of the players I got meet up with Doug and converse with him ...

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