flashback friday (nov 18): 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 all the awesome posts from the past week in the youth ministry blogosphere. Consider it our way of keeping you connected with what is going on.
- The 4 Characteristics of Biblical Discipleship
- Youth Worker BOOST: Separation Anxiety
- ym360 Trends and Culture Update (Nov 15)
- The Biggest Barrier To Students Living Out Their Faith?
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.
- Ben Read--Thought provoking post from Ben. And, I must say I am in Ben's camp: "One Of The Greatest Threats To Youth Ministry."
- Benjer McVeigh--Simple, practical perspective from Benjer. Great post: "10 Things You Can Do Without A Paid Staff."
- Brian Kirk--Really excited about this post. Brian and Jacob do awesome stuff at Rethinking Youth Ministry. Pumped about this resource.
- Chris Wesley--Great thoughts, as always, from Chris: "How Failing Helps Your Ministry."
- Doug Franklin--This post from Doug is dead on. Entitled "Innovation," it's a great challenge to youth workers.
- Greg Stier--Love this post from Greg: "Why I Focus On Teenagers."
- John Vandervelde--The first of a few posts where John looks at traits team leaders must follow to ensure their teams are successful. Great post.
- Josh Griffin--Josh passed along an overview of sorts from Kurt Johnston on talking with middle-schoolers about sex. Worth checking out for sure.
- Tim Schmoyer--Love this post from Tim: "6 Ways To Integrate Teens Into Your Church."
- Youth Ministry Media--Really cool infographic entitled "Generation Text."
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.