Collaborative mission partnerships

You might have recently seen some ads for the Center for Student Missions on my or Marko’s blog lately. Or if you were at Open Boston you likely bumped into some CSM staff folks in the lobby. So… what’s up with that? In short, I’m highlighting them because I really dig how they do short-term […]

English is Crazy

After watching the video I’ve got 3 questions for my fellow youth workers: According to this 2010 U.S. census report, “More than half of the growth in the total U.S. population between 2000 and 2010 was because of the increase in the Hispanic population. Between 2000 and 2010, the Hispanic population grew by 43 percent, […]

Two keys to working with people

I recently returned from a cross-cultural experience with teens. Trips like these always provide students (and leaders) with valuable memories, opportunities for conversations, growth and potentially life-changing experiences. This is one of many different trips that I’ve been a part of in the youth ministry world over the years. Each time I’ve travelled to a […]

Easter Products from the Cartel

April 2014 is here. And that means a lot of things to a lot of people. For youth workers, it can mean… The end of the school year is coming… 2013-2014 is survivable! Spring Break mission trip time Easter… and all the awesomeness that comes with it. What are you up to, 9 services this […]

Contest! Win a Woo Worthy Prize Pack

This week we are celebrating the release of Morgan Schmidt’s brand new book, Woo: Awakening Teenagers’ Desire to Follow in the Way of Jesus.¬† We think you’ll fall in love with the book and Morgan! Contest We asked Morgan to put together a little prize pack of her favorite things from Seattle. Leave us your […]

Viva - Genesis

Introducing Viva

Today marks the official release of a brand new line of products we’re calling, Viva. On the first of every month we’re publishing 4, short & easy-to-use downloadable resources that you can use as stand-alone lessons, a series, or even just for ideas on your own lessons. At just $1.99 each or $5.99 for the […]