flashback friday (may 4): this week's links from the youth ministry blogosphere
One of the things we are committed to at ym360 is Networking. Our vision for networking is connecting you to people and organizations doing awesome youth ministry.
Flashback Friday is a feature where we give you the run down of some of the awesome posts from the past week across youth ministry blogs. Consider it our way of keeping you connected with what is going on.
- An Open Letter To Youth Workers by Andy Blanks
- Youth Worker BOOST: Brokenness by Richard Parker
- Youth Ministry Essentials: 5 Ways To Ensure Parents Don't Like Your Ministry by Ben Denen
- 50 Freebies From Our Friends At LeaderTreks! by Doug Franklin
We search the Internet to bring you relevant information to help you be a better youth worker. Here are some links from posts we thought were pretty great.
Fav Read Of The Week:
“Katie's Story” by Greg Stier—This is a very moving, very powerful letter Greg received from a teenager. It really touched me. It's articulate and revealing. I would strongly encourage you to read this as a reminder of why we do what we do.
The Rest Of The Best:
- Adam Reed—“I’m Sorry”
- Chris Wesley—“The Art Of The Brainstorming Session”
- Doug Franklin—“10 Keys to Leading a Great Mission Trip”
- Jordan Easley—“Ending The Comparison Game”
- Josh Evans—“7 Tips for following up with visitors"
- Josh Griffin—“Should We Wear Nametags at Youth Group?”
- Kolby Milton—“Reaching Teens in a Digital World: Freedom”
- Mark Oestreicher—“4 mindsets for staying put in youth ministry”
- Paul Martin (via Joel Mayward)—“Following Jesus”
That's all the links for this week. As always, have an awesome weekend . . . And THANK YOU for the chance to serve you as part of the ym360 community.