Trending This Week (Jan 9)

Jacob Eckeberger
January 8th, 2015

Every week we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week’s trending links include thoughts on making their ideas your own, utilizing trends without building your ministry on them, online dangers for teens, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination.

Blogs From YouthSpecialties.com This Week

Stephen Ingram shares some helpful insight when you feel stuck: “What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do” – CLICK TO VIEW

Brian Aaby used 5 questions to help us reimagine ministry for 2015: “Five Questions That May Change Your Ministry” – CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Jen Bradbury (@ymjen) shared some great thoughts on “How to make their ideas yours” – CLICK TO VIEW

Sam Rainer (@samrainer) wrote about utilizing trends while being careful not to build a ministry on them – CLICK TO VIEW

The good folks at @YouthMinMedia put together an infographic worth checking out – “Teen Online Dangers” – CLICK TO VIEW

Such a great post from Jason Gaston (@JasonGaston): “The Little Things Go a Long Way in Youth Ministry” – CLICK TO VIEW

#Hashtag To Review

Here is one of our favorite #hashtags from this week. We pulled the twitter search for the hashtag and made it clickable so you can easily view and scroll through all the wisdom in 140 characters or less.

#MarchOnCLICK TO VIEW – If you were at NYWC Atlanta, you saw a preview of the new movie Selma which was just released to theaters this weekend. It’s a powerful film and folks are already posting their thoughts with the hashtag #MarchOn.

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

Downton Abbey (With My Bros) by Dave and Brian (@daveandbrian): CLICK TO VIEW

Having a rough week? Just watch these Pandas frolic in the snow – CLICK TO VIEW

Why are we ticklish? – CLICK TO VIEW

Puppy tries to reclaim bed from unimpressed cat – CLICK TO VIEW

A hilarious mash-up of Jurassic Park and Parks and Rec – CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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