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The Orange Conference: Andy Stanley Gives Guidelines For Teaching Students Who Don’t Care

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Tweet It’s Orange blogger week which means tons of ministry bloggers will be talking about  The Orange Conference 2014. But before I talk about Orange 2014, I want to talk about Andy Stanley’s main stage talk from Orange Conference 2013. Here’s a disclaimer.  I kind of have a man crush on Andy Stanley.  When I was called into student ministry back in ...

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Why Partnerships and Friendships in Youth Ministry Matter More Than Ever

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Tweet Back in 2003, as a struggling, rookie and small church youth pastor, I realized I needed a lot of help from other youth pastors.  So  I decided to start a blog about youth ministry.  I was determined to find student ministry friends online that shared common interests and ministry philosophy. And I did.  I found a ton of youth ministry ...

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Curiosity and Spirituality: The Commonality Between American Teenagers and Curious George

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I think a lot of today's teens are like Curious George when it comes to spirituality. The American teenager is really spiritually curious and wants to experience what the spiritual life is like.

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The Private Life of A Youth Pastor

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This post is for the busy, tired, exhausted youth ministry leader who simply just needs a reminder on how to renovate the heart, soul and mind.

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The Art of Cannonballing: Baptizing In Youth Ministry

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baptisms are a beautiful thing—the more the better. It is up to us (youth pastor or small group leader) to be informed, equipped and empowered to make wise decisions when informing our students on baptism.

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