Parent Minsitry Highlight: “Parent & Family Ministry Resource Collection”

Check out my latest post for my partners at Parent Ministry! This time around we are offering up a FREE (pdf download) of 8 Parent Ministry Study Resources and 9 Practical Resources! Some of the Best Stuff Out There for Next Generation Ministry Teams! CLICK HERE (to read or download now)

Free Game of the Week: “Kooky Kickball”

A YOUTH MINISTRY SCHOOLYARD CLASSIC REBORN WITH A CRAZY TWIST! A FAVORITE AROUND OUR MINISTRY! Supplies: – A variety of different kind of balls, of all shapes and sizes (*Suggestions: wiffle ball, tennis ball, ping pong ball, soft football, beach ball, plastic hockey puck, rubber high-bounce ball …) – 1 normal kick-ball or kick-ball sized […]

Free Game of the Week: “Heartbreakers” (Valentine’s Icebreaker)

A Quick Simple Silly Game To Get Your Night Started Around Valentine’s Day! Supplies: · Red construction paper · Scissors · Optional: Pre-made valentines paper hearts or valentine’s cards Game Play: Quick explanation: Players will work to find other players with pieces of the same “broken heart” and “heal the broken heart” Before the Game: […]

Parent Ministry Blog Highlight: “Because I Said So (Command vs. Influence)”

“The classic parent response to almost anything is “because I said so….” Why do I have to eat my broccoli? Because I said so! Why do I have to go to bed early? Because I said so! Why should I stop kicking my sister? Ummm…because I SAID SO!!! It is the go-to in the parenting […]

Interview/Podcast: “Scope and Sequence Development” (YM Sidekick Podcast)

HERE IS A RECENT PODCAST WITH MY FRIEND TOM POUNDER OF “YM SIDEKICK” From The YM SIDEKICK SITE: “Scope and Sequence is an education term mostly applied to curriculum. The Department of Education from the state of Massachusetts has a great definition of it. A “scope and sequence is an overview of the skills and […]