Trending This Week (July 18)

Jacob Eckeberger
July 17th, 2014

Every Friday we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week's trending links include a study from the TIMES about teen sexting, a look at students and foster care, leadership techniques to push through difficult issues, an encouragement for women in pastoral ministry, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination. 

Blogs From YouthSpecialties.com This Week

Josh Griffin (@JoshuaGriffin) shares his exit interview for summer interns: “10-Question Exit Interview for Summer Interns” CLICK TO VIEW

Brooklyn Lindsey (@BrooklynLindsey) writes some encouragement for women in pastoral ministry, taken from Bob Marley: “No Woman, No Cry” CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Gavin Richardson () pointed out this must-read article in the TIMES for any youth worker – “Study Finds Most Teens Sext Before They're 18” CLICK TO VIEW

Terry Linhart (@TerryLinhart) shared a great article about students and foster care: “Across Borders, Foster Care Youth Ask: What's Missing?” CLICK TO VIEW

NPR had a fascinating post about how a teen's personality might offer tell-tale signs of whether they would be prone to binge drinking: “Can We Predict Which Teens Are Likely To Binge Drink? Maybe.” CLICK TO VIEW

Dan Rockwell (@LeadershipFreak) posted a great read for anyone working with volunteers or staff: “7 Ways to Push Through Thorny Issues” CLICK TO VIEW 

Kara Powell (@KPowellFYI) found this great read for all you exhausted youth workers and how you can make the most out of your vacation: “The Right Way to Unplug When You're on Vacation” CLICK TO VIEW

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

A Dad's hilarious/awesome response to the song “RUDE” by MAGIC! CLICK TO VIEW

Weird Al has been on an amazing streak this week releasing video after video and my favorite so far is “Word Crimes.” CLICK TO VIEW

What if everything we did had crazy sound effects: CLICK TO VIEW 

Watch out for the deadly super rainbow! CLICK TO VIEW

A deoderant review gone wrong: CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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