Trending This Week (Dec 13)

Jacob Eckeberger
December 13th, 2014

Better late than never! This week’s TRENDING post is just a day later than usual but it’s still full of some fantastic stuff. You’ll find some encouragement from advent’s family tree, advice on how to invest in students without rescuing them from their pain, ideas on creating good questions, looking at the meaning of Christmas, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination.

Blogs From This Week

Brooklyn Lindsey (@BrooklynLindsey) shared a great post about mentoring across genders – CLICK TO VIEW

Kelly Sayle (@Barkley33) wrote from her perspective of being a single woman in youth ministry – CLICK TO VIEW

We kicked off our own YS 12 Days of Christmas with some very special FREE gifts just for you! CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Joy-Elizabeth Lawrence offered some encouragement in “Advent’s Knotty Family Tree” – CLICK TO VIEW

Mary Glen shared why we can’t try to save students from their pain: “Investing Without Rescuing CLICK TO VIEW 

Jen Bradbury (@ymjen) passed along some great ideas on developing good questions: “What Constitutes a Good Question?” – CLICK TO VIEW

Heather Campbell (@HeatherLea17) wrote about “Navigating the Meaning of Christmas in Your Youth Group” – CLICK TO VIEW 

Stephen Ingram (@StephenLIngram) started some great conversations with his blog: “The Heresy of ‘Keeping Christ in Christmas'” – CLICK TO VIEW

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

The Avengers Sing Christmas Carols – CLICK TO VIEW

Kids React to Power Rangers – CLICK TO VIEW

The police in Lowell County pull folks over and surprise them with some Christmas gifts – CLICK TO VIEW

What the holidays would look like if kids were in charge – CLICK TO VIEW

A song about one man’s love of watermelon – CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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