Scenes of a National Youth Workers Convention

Both Eric McFarland & I had the opportunity to do some photography for the Youth Specialties / YouthWorks folks at the National Youth Workers Convention in Atlanta two weeks ago. Here’s some of what you experienced or missed depending on your attendance.

Crazy Youthworkers

Mark Yaconelli

Joplin MO Youth Leaders


DJ Promote

Going to the Game!!

Taize' Services

Give a child a Dream

Sasha & Shaun

the Big Room

Saying Bye to Tic

Kenda Creasy Dean

"Posers" & "Paparazzi"

Awkward Interview


Connecting with Old & New Friends

Lunch Break

Artistic Meditations

Gavin Richardson is Digital Community Builder for YouthWorker Movement and the Short One at YouthWorker Circuit. He has been in youth work for almost two decades now, has been a writer and consultant on numerous internet and published projects for the church. He’s often a speaker around the country on church communications and community building. His current projects are working on developing online Youth Disciple Groups and finishing a new book “Sticky Sheep.” He is the part time youth guy at Good Shepherd UMC in Hendersonville, TN. If you ask, he will say that he is a “misfit” of the church. He lives in Nashville with his wife Erin, son Brooks and dog Crimson. You can connect with Gavin (and he’s totally cool with that) through

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  1. These pictures help you feel like you are really there. Thank you for sharing them.

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