Trending This Week (Sept 26)

Jacob Eckeberger
September 25th, 2014

Every Friday we pull our favorite links from across the inter-webs. This week's trending links include encouragement for when ministry gets stressful, characteristics of effective small groups, ideas to ask better questions, a short list of ministry “to-do's,” and plenty of fuel for your procrastination. 

Blogs From This Week

Mark Matlock (@MarkMatlock) shares what he's most excited to be a part of at NYWC: “5 Reasons To Be Excited About NYWC” – CLICK TO VIEW

Steven Argue (@StevenArgue) puts some pressure on all of us: “It's Time to Define The Relationship With Our Emerging Adults” – CLICK TO VIEW

Blogs From Other Great Youth Workers This Week

Eric Woods (@EricDWoods) shared some encouragement: “Too much on your plate? Dear Youth Pastor, it's worth the effort” – CLICK TO VIEW

Our friends at YM360 (@YM360) wrote a great post: “7 Characteristics of Effective Small Groups” – CLICK TO VIEW

Terry Linhart (@TerryLinhart) put together a great post for anyone that leads a small group: “5 Instant Steps to Ask Better Discussion Questions” – CLICK TO VIEW

Josh Griffin (@JoshuaGriffin) reminds us all how important it is to take a breath: “Stop The Stress Before It Stops You” – CLICK TO VIEW

The good folks behind Youth Ministry Management Tools (@YMManagement) shared 5 Youth Ministry To-Do's – CLICK TO VIEW

Fun Things To Fuel Your Procrastination

The most inspirational post-game football speech ever – CLICK TO VIEW

Tommy (from The Skit Guys) takes the phrase “pray without ceasing” seriously and everyone thinks he’s hallucinating – CLICK TO VIEW

In case you need to know what animals in sweaters look like – CLICK TO VIEW

“Shake It Off” is way better as an R&B song – CLICK TO VIEW

Coolest old guy ever – CLICK TO VIEW

Jacob Eckeberger

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