7 Blogs To Make You Think This Week

Chris Bishop
May 28th, 2016

Every week we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs to help YOU become a better youth worker – and bring you a little fun! This week, we are featuring 7 blogs that really made us think.


5 Things Parents Do Not Know About Youth Workers – Jody Livingston

Parents know a LOT of things. But there are also a few things youth workers do that not many parents think about…


The Grace Adventure – Duffy Robbins

Youth ministry is a journey and an adventure. It might not always be exciting or feel like you’re a part of the most epic quest ever. But Duffy explains adventure is more than just story and surrounding landscape.


The Struggles of Pride and the Things to Combat It – Justin Knowles

Pride detours people, can kill a team, and put limits on growth. So how do we combat it in ourselves? Justin Knowles offers encouragement at Download Youth Ministry.


Facebook Live’s Chewbacca Superstar Says She Wants to Use Her Influence for God

Worship Leader Candace Payne’s Facebook Live video has gone viral over the past week. And poses the question, if you are given a platform, how do you choose to use it?


Mowtown Teen Lawn Care is a social enterprise offering a new model for youth ministry

The post isn’t from this week, but it still made us think! Mowtown poses several questions for those of us in youth ministry to think about: How are we engaging our youth in meaningful ways and what are they learning? What sort of culture are we creating within our ministries?


To servants of Jesus in your 30s and 40s – Beth Moore

Beth shares some major words of encouragement here.


If you missed any of the great YS blogs from this week – including 44 things to delegate, grad gift ideas, creating healthy team dynamics, and dealing with unfair expectations – click HERE.

Chris Bishop

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