Trending This Week (Dec 5)

Jacob Eckeberger
December 4th, 2014

Every Friday we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week’s trending links include prayer station ideas for advent, ideas for how you can care for volunteers that you inherit, a conversation on immigration, looking at how you have conscious conversations, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination. 

Blogs From YouthSpecialties.com This Week

Stephen Ingram (@StephenLIngram) wrote about attracting and keeping adult volunteers – CLICK TO VIEW

Matt Larkin (@MattWLarkin) shared some great ideas for involving students in the advent experience – CLICK TO VIEW

We looked back at NYWC Atlanta and recapped 3 big ideas from the weekend – CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Brian Kirk wrote some great ideas for Advent Prayer Stations – CLICK TO VIEW

Justin Knowles (@justinknowles3) shared from his experience of inheriting a volunteer team CLICK TO VIEW

Art Bramford from Fuller Youth Institute (@FullerFYI) continued their Via Media discussion with “Responding to Pornography” – CLICK TO VIEW

Terry Linhart (@TerryLinhart) wrote a great post on “Immigration: The USA is Still The Land of Opportunity, Especially For Ministries” – CLICK TO VIEW 

Brooklyn Lindsey (@BrooklynLindsey) pointed us to Gordana Biernat’s post with an incredible framework for what makes up “Conscious Conversations” – CLICK TO VIEW

Tim McKnight (@drtimmcknight) shared some good ideas in “Eight Steps to Managing Your Time in Youth Ministry” – CLICK TO VEW

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

Jaden Smith tweets sung by an opera singer – CLICK TO VIEW

Ten Second Songs covers “All I Want For Christmas Is You” in 20 different styles – CLICK TO VIEW

If George Lucas had edited the new Star Wars trailer – CLICK TO VIEW

A sleeping puppy wakes up to sing along with Frozen’s “Let It Go” – CLICK TO VIEW

This company is taking the Ugly Christmas Sweater to the next level by making Ugle Christmas Suits… and it’s totally real – CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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