Conduct your own sF test for a healthy ministry culture where spiritual formation can occur // BLOG
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Conduct sF testing of your ministry’s soil/culture. Read the first part of the info below about pH testing of soil… then conduct your own sF testing of your yourth ministry’s culture. “The Importance of Soil Testing (from lowes.com) For optimal plant growth, soil must have the proper pH level. pH is measured on a scale of 1 to 14. A measurement … more

Maybe I’m missing how this Christianity is to be lived… Help me out. //BLOG
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I wonder if God is more concerned about what happens between Amen and Dear Father than He is between Dear Father and Amen. I wonder if God is more or just as concerned with what happens between the benediction on Sunday and the invocation the next Sunday than He is between the invocation and the benediction in that hour on … more

Atheism on college campuses. How do we prepare our good little HS kids for this?
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What do you make of them? How does this stuff affect how we do YM, how we prepare students for the University scene?  The following articles are about Athesist, Agnostics, and the “Marrying” of two religions. How do we prepare our good little HS kids for this? Pizza Parties won’t cut it! (see those articles below as well) Hanging out … more

Better it breaks here than out there
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In our effort to get converts or raise up students in youth ministry, we many a time present a clean, professional faith package to people with the goal of conversation or obedience to a particular accepted pattern of behavior as the top priority.  While, inherently, either of those are not bad goals, but because of intense passion to see conversion … more