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Developing a Social Media Strategy for Your Youth Ministry

January 18, 2012


Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are powerful communication and community building tools you can use for your youth ministry. But before you dive in headfirst into the social media world, you need to think through how you will use them in your ministry. Who will you be communicating to? What will you […]

Logos Book of the Month

January 13, 2012


I have already professed my love of Logos before on this blog; it is the best Bible study software available, and is essential for youth pastors, youth workers, and anyone that teaches and preaches from the Word. They have just started a new program called Free Book of the Month, where users can get a […]

Five Bible Reading Plans for 2012

December 23, 2011


As I said on Wednesday, it is important for youth pastors to have a grasp of the Bible as a whole. And the best way to get a big-picture grasp of the whole Bible is to read the whole Bible in a year. That said, here are my 5 recommendations for Bible reading plans for […]

Christmas Video Announcements for Youth Group

December 16, 2011


Over at Life in Student Ministry¬†there was a post about creating animated video announcements. Turns out there are several iOS and Android apps which record your voice and then create animated characters that go along with your words. You can then take the video and upload it to YouTube and Facebook for your students. Since […]

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 […]

Christmas YouTube Videos for Youth Group

December 9, 2011


I try to incorporate YouTube videos into youth group nearly every week. Sometimes they are the current viral hits, other times they are serious videos that tie in to the lesson, and every once in a while they are just ridiculously awesome videos.¬†I have been collecting several YouTube videos to use over the next 2 […]

Using Evernote Hello in Youth Ministry

December 7, 2011


Evernote, the company behind the amazing memory app of the same name, is at it again. This morning, they announced a new free app for the iPhone: Evernote Hello. This free app is designed to help you remember new people, by storing their contact info, taking a picture of their face, and saving the location […]