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Recman’s Fundraising Ideas

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Recman is famous around the world for bringing high levels of fun to any group size and location. But this month I want to focus on a couple great student fundraisers. These are two of my favorites, and ones I continue to pass along to other Youth Groups looking to raise a few greenbacks for their next trip. As a…

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Connecting Students to the Whole Body

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Today, our writer Gina Mueller shares insightful and practical thoughts on building bridges between students and the rest of the church body. Gina will be speaking at our upcoming workshop next week! Click here for more details.   Connecting Students to the Whole Body   This year marked a decade in Student Ministry for me.  As I reflect on where…

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How to Create Family on College Campuses

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This week we are going to share some videos from some Youth and Young Adult ministries from around the country. These were shown at our Atlanta Student Ministry workshop last month. We’ve noticed that each ministry stands out in particular areas, so we’ve asked them questions that pertain to those areas. We aren’t saying that any of these people or…

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Discipleship & International Missions…Same Strategy, Many Locations.

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Today we have the privilege of featuring a blog from our great friend and partner in the 3DM/Wayfarer movement, Matt Tyler. He, his wife, and his two daughters live in Charleston, SC. There, Matt serves as the Director of Missional Living (Missions Pastor) at Riverbluff Church. To learn more about Matt, visit http://callmematt.wordpress.com/about/   Discipleship & International Missions…Same Strategy, Many…

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Recman: 4 Square Volleyball

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All of us know how to play volleyball. And we have probably lots of experiences with 4 Square. But have you ever played 4 Square Volleyball? It is a great large group game for youth groups of all ages.  It is a combination of Volleyball and 4 Square. Then just add a huge ball. We played at Wayfarer Camp 2011…

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Ministry Strategy or My Life?

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There have been a few key principles that have defined the student ministry I lead for the past handful of years.  One of these is training students to live missionally in their world – to take God’s power and presence to their schools, their sports teams, their families, their neighborhoods, the normal everyday places and spaces of their lives. We…

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If Youth Want to Leave, Let Them Leave

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It’s an interesting time for youth work across the western world right now. Rightly, many are questioning in an environment where financial resources in the church are stretched more than ever before what the return on investment has been on the last decade of finance being pumped into a generation. This in my mind (although this may surprise many of…

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