6 Ways to Improve Your Youth Ministry Assessment

Assessment should be more Fitbit than report card Click To Tweet There was a moment of silence as these words hovered over a room full of youth ministry leaders and experts. Thinking about assessment isn’t always easy, but it is necessary. Knowing that nearly 60% of young people who grow up in Christian churches walk […]

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Planning for agility

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. -Dwight D. Eisenhower We send our entire organization a Daily Drucker insight to spur thought, conversation, and ensure we are on the same page with planning and execution of our mission and vision. Recently it included timely and timeless […]

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Chris Pratt’s MTV Generation award speech

While accepting MTV’s Generation Award, Chris Pratt shared an unexpected message from an unlikely stage. “Being the Generation Award I’m going to cut to the chase and I’m going to speak to you, the next generation, OK?  I accept the responsibility as your elder,” Pratt said. He shared 9 rules for living. While a few […]

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Rewrite the ending

Lost too soon This week was painful as we mourn the loss of two exceptionally creative artisans in Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The public is honoring Kate Spade by posting remembrances of their first Kate Spade purse. Personally, Kate Spade is the first designer outfit and bag I bought for my girls as they […]

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Unlikely but undaunted: Sylvia Walker, pioneer woman

An incredible woman of God has gone home to be with her Lord. Today is the memorial service for Sylvia Walker (1/5/41-5/4/18) and as I think back on Sylvia’s life and ministry, I realize how much one committed, passionate person was able to accomplish in a lifetime for God’s Kingdom in her time here on […]

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