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Letter to Our Graduating Seniors

This year we gave all of our seniors a copy of the book Wide Awake by Erwin McManus and inside was a letter from...

Senior Weekend Bumper Video

  A fun video compilation of seniors falling down at graduation we made/used as a bumper video for our senior weekend services. JG

Graduation Rap Video

  Found this graduation rap online – ripped it from YouTube to use this weekend in HSM to honor our seniors. Good stuff! JG

Book Review: Switch

Finished a great book this weekend – Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. HSM has been in a continual state of...

HSM Weekend in Review: Volume 99

Weekend Teaching Series: Senior Weekend (1-off)Sermon in a Sentence: A collection of stories, testimony and teachings from seniors to our high school ministry.Service Length: 84...

I've Seen it All

Youth leaders see it all while working with young people, but in the end it's completely worth it to see the one thing that matters.

Top 20 Youth Ministry Blogs

Adam Mclane’s research is complete, and he posted his list of the top 20 youth ministry blogs on the Y.S. blog earlier this week....

For Children 4 And Up (Or Youth Pastors of All Ages)

I've been sitting on a secret for about six months now. It's big so you may have to sit down. I've been preaching out...

4 Tips for Facilitating Better Small Group Conversation

Chris Wesley offers four tips for creating a framework for engaging small group conversation.

The Underbelly of Youth Ministry

Let’s face it, there are a lot of youth leaders out there with kiddos. For nearly a decade I’ve watched youth workers at conventions...

When Teen Small Groups Work Best

When it comes to small groups, there are lots of variables: Should they meet on campus or in homes? Should they be co-ed or...

Conflict Resolution in Youth Ministry

I just returned from our Mexico spring break mission trip exhausted when a parent met me in the parking lot screaming. A minute later...

Biden Sued Over Reversal of Trump-Era Abortion Referral Ban

Ohio’s top lawyer filed suit against the Biden administration, seeking to restore a Trump-era ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics that Biden reversed earlier this month.

Beth Moore, Part 1: How Galatians Is ‘Astonishingly Relevant’ to American...

“You name any issue on the table today in the church at large," says Beth Moore, "it's somewhere most likely reflected in [Galatians].”

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