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Viva XI

Yesterday we launched Viva! Rest, our 11th edition. Viva is a series of short, downloadable, curriculum resources. Whether you are looking for a last minute lesson plan or  ideas to add into your teaching, Viva is designed for youth workers leading the revolution. Here’s a couple of things we’ve learned since we started creating Viva last […]


Test Drive “The Amazing Next”

This April we’re launching a book unlike anything else we’ve done in the past. It’s called, The Amazing Next. The brainchild of lifelong youth worker and author of Youth Ministry in a Post-Christian World, Brock Morgan, it’s designed to be the perfect book to drop in the hands of your graduating seniors this Spring. The […]


What Does Justice Look Like to You?

As you hopefully know, this summer we’re hosting our very first event for students, the Student Justice Conference. Like a lot of what we aim to do, SJC is a dynamic collaboration with a dynamic group of parters. International Justice Mission Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Plant With Purpose Point Loma Nazarene University World Relief World Vision […]


An Interview with Steve Case

Last week, we released The Audacious Seven: Life Lessons from Seven Saints Who Didn’t Back Down. We love this curriculum and think that you will too! Recently, we asked Steve Case a few questions about The Audacious Seven, here’s what he had to say: TYC – Let’s start with the obvious… with Bible literacy a concern for so many […]


Four New Releases On January 6th

We’re proud to announce that our publishing line is adding four new titles, all of which release next Tuesday. All are available for pre-order with special pre-release pricing. A Youth Worker’s Field Guide to Parents: Understanding Parents of Teenagers by Danny Kwon The Audacious Seven: Life Lessons from Seven Saints Who Didn’t Back Down by […]

Student Justice Conference

Student Justice Conference – December Update

Over the past few weeks we’ve heard from a bunch of youth workers looking for an update on the Student Justice Conference. Here’s where we’re at: The cost of registration includes program, housing, and meals at Point Loma. If you’re not familiar with Point Loma Nazarene University, know that we picked it for three specific […]


Viva Las Christmas – Celebrate with us!

Part of the DNA that makes the Cartel tick is a willingness to experiment with new (cough, crazy) ideas and then allow the data to decide if we continue on with them. This isn’t unique to us, many start-ups use the same fail-fast methodology. One experiment we conducted in 2014 was Viva. Viva is a […]