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The Gospel Project

January 11, 2012


The Gospel Project is a new Bible study curriculum currently in development from LifeWay. According to their website, this curriculum is a “Christ-centered Bible study resource that deeply examines the grand narrative of Scripture and how it transforms the lives of those it touches.” The Gospel Project, which is slated to be released in Fall […]

Next Big Thing: A Review of Prezi Presentation Software

December 12, 2011


I first saw Prezi in use in September 2011. I was at the Desiring God National Conference where Michael Oh, a missionary to Japan, had an afternoon keynote address. He was a fantastic speaker, challenging us to get a global perspective on mission from the Lord’s Prayer. What also impressed me about him was his […]

How to Preach with an iPad

November 28, 2011


This past Sunday, I had a chance to preach at church. When I preach, my sermon prep and presentation follow a standard routine: I manuscript the sermon, then practice it 3-5 times, and then I preach mostly from memory, only referring to the printed manuscript for Bible verses or for specific wording. This time I […]

What is Thanksgiving?

November 23, 2011


Phil Vischer (creator of VeggieTales) and the crew at his new venture JellyFish Labs have created some great brief clips about Thanksgiving. These videos answer the questions: “What is Thanksgiving?” and “Who made Thanksgiving a holiday?” Each clip features some of the characters from What’s in the Bible? – an amazing project designed to provide children […]

5 Bible Reference Books for Youth Ministry

November 21, 2011


In my Adult Bible Fellowship, we are going through a series on how to study the Bible. This past Sunday, we took a look at some of the extra-biblical reference material out there. I brought out some of my resources that are designed for a more general audience. For most people in the ABF, these tools […]

YouTube You Can Use Newsletter

November 3, 2011


The Youth Cartel, a youth ministry consulting startup let by Marko, has developed a neat little newsletter called YouTube You can Use. Each of the weekly newsletters includes a pretty cool YouTube video. In addition, they include discussion starters, verses, and though-provoking questions that go along with the video. There is an archive of all the previous newsletters; […]

You Teach Me

October 26, 2011


This great idea was posted by Brian over at Rethinking Youth Ministry: have the students quickly study the passage and the teach the lesson to the youth leaders. Apparently the idea came from a youth worker named TJ, whose students have really stepped up their Bible study skills as a result. Here are some of […]