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Free eBooks for Youth Ministry

December 5, 2011

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Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2012 I am a big fan of eBooks. They take up hardly any space, are often cheaper than physical books, can be purchased and downloaded instantaneously, and can be read on a variety of devices. Categories for eBooks There are several types of eBooks out there. The first type of eBooks […]

How to Use Minute to Win It in Youth Ministry

November 18, 2011

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I have always thought that Minute to Win It is a perfect show for youth pastors. It shows a variety of simple games that vary in degrees of difficulty. The games are easy to explain, use basic household products, and are short enough that you can cycle through contestants quickly.┬áPlus, the games are hilarious to […]

Games: Video Edition

November 11, 2011

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File this under “Why Didn’t I Think of This?” category: Youth Specialties just released a new game resource in their Ideas Library. This time, instead of a book format, they have released it as a DVD, called Games: Video Edition. The DVD contains video instructions for 25 youth group games. As I have said before, […]

Leading Games

October 28, 2011

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The Youth Specialties blog recently posted some wonderful tips on leading games well.┬áSome of the tips are more common sense: “Make sure you understand the game. Read the instructions carefully, make sure you have all the equipment you need, and if possible do a dry run.” Others, on the other hand, are pure gold for […]

Monopoly Deal

October 14, 2011

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The board game Monopoly is a classic American game. Countless families and youth groups have enjoyed playing hours of this game. The only downside to this game: it literally takes hours to play. Enter Monopoly Deal. This version has all the excitement of wheeling, dealing, and stealing of the board game, but with a much […]