Trending This Week (July 4)

Jacob Eckeberger
July 3rd, 2014

Every Friday we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week's trending links include a great “to-do” list for youth workers every Sunday, the dangers of allowing our performace in youth ministry to determine our identity, a series of posts about High School service trips, and plenty of fuel for your procrastination. 


Blogs From YouthSpecialties.com This Week

Neely McQueen (@NeelyM) interviews Chap Clark (@ChapClark) in a new YS Idea Lab about “The Goal of Youth Ministry” CLICK TO VIEW

Coby Cagle (@CobyCagle) wrote a great piece entitled “Fight for Sustainable Ministries, Not Self-preservation” CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Christopher Wesley (@ChrisrWesley) shared a great “to-do” list for youth workers: “7 Actions You Must Take Every Sunday” CLICK TO VIEW

A great post from Lars Rood (@LarsRood) on the dangers of allowing performance to determine identity: “Facing our Broken Ontology” CLICK TO VIEW

Pete Wilson (@PWilson) wrote a really encouraging post this week: “What You Miss When You're Afraid Of Messing Up” CLICK TO VIEW

Youthworker Journal (@YWJournal) shared a great post about students pushing the envelope for the church: “We Don't Want a Bible Study” CLICK TO VIEW

Our good friends over at Fuller Youth Institute (@FullerFYI) released a series of really great posts about High School service trips. Here's the 1st: “Navigating transitions from one experience to another” CLICK TO VIEW

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

I wish my trash naturally looked this beautiful: “Random Pile of Trash is a Stunning Portrait” CLICK TO VIEW

If you want the universe to blow your mind, check out the “Space Photo of the Day” CLICK TO VIEW

It’s actually 2 year’s old, but it’s still hilarious: “German man misinterprets the term 'party pooper'” CLICK TO VIEW

Someone changed the Wikipedia entry for U.S. Secretary of Defense to 'Tim Howard'. CLICK TO VIEW

I have no idea what he is saying or why you would need string made from plastic bottles, but I know youth workers will figure out a use for it: CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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