Trending This Week (Aug 8)

Jacob Eckeberger
August 7th, 2014

Every Friday we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week's trending links include a great letter from a parent, a look at the newest Sticky Faith resource from FYI, how to keep perspective with all the craziness at the beginning of the school year, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination. 

Blogs From YouthSpecialties.com This Week

Josh Griffin (@JoshuaGriffin) shared some great practical ideas: “Forgot to prep for small group? 7 Helpful Ideas” CLICK TO VIEW

Terry Linhart (@TerryLinhart) interviewd Chad Meister (@ChadvMeister) in a YS Roundtable discussing “How to help teens who don't believe in God” CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Katie Edwards wrote a great email to her team on DownloadYouthMinistry.com: “Inside the Mind of an Incoming Freshman Parent” CLICK TO VIEW

A great new resource from Fuller Youth Institute (@FullerFYI) to forward on to your parents: “Sticky Faith Guide For Your Family” – CLICK TO VIEW

Interlinc (@Interlinc) shared a great post on keeping perspective at the start of a new school year: “The Long View” CLICK TO VIEW

Linda Jacobs (@DC4KLinda) wrote a great piece reflecting on “The Importance of Replacing Rituals for the Child of Divorce” –  CLICK TO VIEW 

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

When your plumbing breaks, you could be furious or you could make music with it: CLICK TO VIEW

Jeff Goldblum made an appearance in this couple’s wedding photo and then turned it into a scene from Jurassic Park: CLICK TO VIEW

The loneliest dog in the world: CLICK TO VIEW 

I've always wanted to be carried by monks: CLICK TO VIEW

“Apparently” this kid is awesome and steals the show during an interview: CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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