Trending This Week (Aug 29)

Jacob Eckeberger
August 28th, 2014

Every Friday we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week's trending links include a look at mutli-ethnic churches responding to racial injustice, lots of tips for structure, campus ministry, reconnecting with students, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination.

Blogs From YouthSpecialties.com This Week

Les Christie shares some great thoughts on caring for the students that are the most difficult to love: “Caustic Kids” – CLICK TO VIEW

Stephanie Caro (@StephanieCaro) joined us last week for an incredible Google Hangout on Small Church Youth Ministry, and here's the video – CLICK TO VIEW

The NNYM and YS have teamed up for the National Youth Ministry Networking Day on Oct 16th! Here are most of the details  – CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Time posted a fascinating article on responses from multi-ethnic churches on racial injustice: “Multi-Ethnic Churches Lament America's Racial Injustice”  – CLICK TO VIEW

Chris Mucha wrote a great post about “6 Tips for Creating Structure and Boundaries in Ministry” – CLICK TO VIEW

Ben Trueblood (@BenTrueblood) shared another “6 tips…” post about effective campus ministry: “6 Ways to Win on the School Campus”  – CLICK TO VIEW

Andy Blanks (@AndyBlanks) wrote a great overview of different roles youth workers take: “5 Roles Youth Workers Play in the Lives of Teenagers” – CLICK TO VIEW 

AwanaYM (@AwanaYM) offered great ways to reconnect with students: “5 Tips for Reconnecting with Students” – CLICK TO VIEW

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

Mark Matlock’s Ice Ice Baby Bucket Challenge – CLICK TO VIEW

Action movie Kid Part 2 – CLICK TO VIEW

A GOPRO on a high-speed jet ski in a canyon river – CLICK TO VIEW 

The Smell-Tasting Experiment – CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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