Trending This Week (8.7)
Every week we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week’s trending links include principles for recruiting volunteers, gimmicks in youth ministry, an infographic about teens and the Internet, and a few other things to occupy your time.
BLOGS FROM YOUTHSPECIALTIES.COM THIS WEEK
Andy Blanks challenges us to think about how gimmicks are basically fluff and don’t build into students in his post from our #GetBeyond series, “Entertainment vs. Gimmicks in Youth Ministry” – CLICK TO VIEW
BLOGS FROM OTHER GREAT YOUTH WORKERS THIS WEEK
Jen Bradbury wrote a post reviewing one of Andrew Root’s books from the YS/Zondervan series, A Theological Journey Through Youth Ministry. Read her post, “Recent Reads: Unlocking Mission & Eschatology in Youth Ministry” – CLICK TO VIEW
In a post from Tim Elmore, he talks about the important role that adults play as it relates to teaching students about taking ownership: “The Single Most Important Ingredient for Maturity” – CLICK TO VIEW
FUN THINGS TO FUEL YOUR PROCRASTINATION
Two gymnasts on one surfboard – CLICK TO VIEW
Bouncy ball out of control – CLICK TO VIEW
Kids React to 1st iPod – CLICK TO VIEW
Bobby and Cissy Papa Loves Mambo (Randomness from the Lawrence Welk Show) – CLICK TO VIEW
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