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Planning a Mission Trip?

We will be returning to the island of Eleuthera in June for our third mission trip with our student ministry.  The majority of our mission team are veterans to the Eleuthera trip but we have a sprinkling of newbies.  To find out more about this great mission trip check out their site at Camp Bahamas Missions. When I started out planning our first foreign mission trip I wasn’t sure exactly how to go about planning and organizing.  I received some…

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Taking Notes?

In my mind I have a dream of students gathered before me learning and writing down every word that proceeds from my lips.  It’s a dream!  Can’t I have a dream?  It’s not reality.   Not even gonna happen.  But we do have some students who learn visually so we put things up on the big screens for them.  We also have students who learn just fine by listening.  We have students who learn as they talk it out so we…

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Scheduling Your Team

I’m not known for having the best memory. It is important as a youth pastor to know who are your team will be at your youth group gathering so you are prepared. Our system used to be “tell Andy” if you aren’t going to be there. I would then promptly forget. Our system changed to “give Andy a written note” if you aren’t going to be there. I would promptly lose the note and forget. Our system changed to “send…

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Letters from the Mailbox

From Contagious on Sunday, January 9th. “hey Andy, one topic I would like to learn about more is being holy in a non Christian place (for example my parents don’t really walk the walk and I would like to know more practical ways where I can be godly and what to do in situations….etc)” Main Idea: To be godly does not come naturally but it’s what God expects from us. Godliness take effort. (1 Timothy 4:7) Godliness is not the…

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Simply Youth Ministry

Simply puts out a weekly e-mail newsletter that always has some free training articles as well as some great resources for teaching and ministering to students. I read the articles each week and find some good stuff to use and also get some encouragement or ideas. Below is an article I recently submitted: change or status quo Change happens all around us on a daily basis. Are you one who fights off change? Do you like things to stay the…

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