Ideas to Survive a Lock-In

As a kid who grew up going to youth group, I’m sure I went to 4 or 5 all-nighters by the time I was 17.  I remember sneaking around late at night and having one of my pastors chase me down the hallway. Fast forward to when I was 22. By that time, I was a youth...

Proximity

Fall is nearly gone.  Winter is nearly upon us.  The days have certainly become short enough.  The music in stores and on Sunday mornings has changed to the familiarly sugary or introspective Christmas songs of tradition. Soon ministry programs aside from the...

Re-purposed, Not Out

“This isn’t fair!” I hate to admit it, but sometimes I feel like these words are running on repeat over and over again in my head every time I watch my husband walk out the door for another youth event. It doesn’t matter what it is, a devotion, lunch date, meeting, or...

Relational Ministry is Vital for your Teenagers

Today, I picked up my son from preschool and we headed into the country. There is a wildlife refuge a half-hour north of our home and I like to take him up there from time to time to get out, run around, and count how many ducks, geese, and pheasants we can spot. He...

Relational Ministry is Vital for You

I’m going to take an opportunity to confess something – I blow it in ministry a lot. I am often hypocritical and selfish and really good at not practicing what I preach. Summer of 2016, I broke one of my cardinal rules that I ask of every speaker or volunteer I...
RECHARGE

RECHARGE

  RECHARGE is a youth workers training event held in 5 Midwest cities each winter. The Central Region is sponsoring the attendance of CLB youth workers at the Twin Cities event on January 6th AND at the Fargo event on January 13th To learn about the main room sessions...