Free Sermon Series on Technology

Technology is larger than it has ever been! Honestly, what is scary is that it is getting bigger. There is no telling where the tech world will be in 10 years. My friends over at youth ministry media are totally as up to date as they come with technology, and what is new in the … Continue reading Free Sermon Series on Technology

Freebie Friday: The Personal Life of a Youth Pastor Ebook

Today's freebie friday comes from my friends over at youth ministry media. These guys are constantly producing  practical help for youth minister's as media is becoming such an important part of how we minister to students. They recently came out with their second e-book entitled, "The Personal Life of a Youth Pastor." I want to … Continue reading Freebie Friday: The Personal Life of a Youth Pastor Ebook

Does media affect the self esteem of teenage girls?

Tim Schmoyer shared this video yesterday, and I thought it was very interesting, and I wanted to share it as well. You can read his thoughts and interact with him and others here. It has to do with the correlation of media and self-esteem. It deals with a teen girl and how the consumption of … Continue reading Does media affect the self esteem of teenage girls?

Freebie Friday: 5 Free backgrounds

If you are like me, you are always looking for some new worship or announcement backgrounds. I was struggling to find a freebie this week, and I came across these free backgrounds that Riley Hall and youthministry.com put out recently. These look good, and are original. So, go here and get your free backgrounds. Download … Continue reading Freebie Friday: 5 Free backgrounds

Year in Review: Top 11 Posts of 2011

I just began blogging consistently this past year, and have really enjoyed it. I find it interesting that you have found my blog posts to be helpful and encouraging to you. I will continue blogging into the year 2012! I pray that my posts will continue to be a help to you in your area … Continue reading Year in Review: Top 11 Posts of 2011

Using Technology in Ministry

I have been using Facebook and some of the youth pastor sites to connect with other student pastors & to sharpen my student ministry skills as well as develop my leadership skills. A question arose recently about using technology in your ministry. Do we rely too much on technology. We do announcements, prayer requests, worship … Continue reading Using Technology in Ministry

8 Blogs Every Student Pastor/Leader needs to read

Many people ask me what blogs I am currently checking out. I use google reader for my feeds, and I check out many, but these I check out regularly! These are some helpful blogs for you and your ministry. They entail leadership, media, and helpful thoughts on student ministry. I am a practical guy so … Continue reading 8 Blogs Every Student Pastor/Leader needs to read