Have you come across this story from CNN about the group of people from Kauai who decided not to wait on their govenment to repair and reopen a local park? Polihale State Park was closed last December when floods destroyed a road and facilities in the park. The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources […]
Some reading and listening for you, some of it especially fitting this Easter Sunday. Why I’m not a bit fan of church Easter egg hunts. Your first day in a youth ministry job – Veteran youth minister Lars Rood gives some good ways to spend your first official day. The official band of Emergent – […]
A theologian on the economy – If you like heady stuff, this might be for you. Advice to Pastors and Churches – Rick’s blog is pure gold. He and his family are looking for a church to join and he offers his own commentary. why i say your church tech stuff is lame – While […]
If you haven’t stumbled onto TED.com, you must. The videos there are pure genius. The one below was particularly applicable to ministry, as Barry Schwartz deals with the real need in our society today: wisdom. A few of the things he talks about are: Incentives – He says that incentives oftentimes lower people’s participation. Are […]
Shawn-Weston and I were suitemates in college, and he’s apparently doing freelance graphic design work. Monthly he’s offering people who participate in his “Saturday Freebird” a free service. It looks like he’s giving away his free service to as many people as possible, not just one random winner. So, it might be prudent for you […]
I didn’t find much exciting in the blogosphere this week. There was one thing worth linking to: Patti Gibbons writes about a startling free-speech court case. No, this isn’t about praying in schools or proselytizing. And I don’t like it one bit. Check it out.
So, I’m going to try to post weekly links to blog posts that I think would be interesting to those in youth ministry. This week’s winners: Can we really be in a recession when little girls are getting spa treatments? Gman links to an archive of tributes to Mike Yaconelli. Somehow I’ve never come across […]