CUSTOMIZING YOUR CAMP EXPERIENCE

Guest entry by Dustin Stottman, FBC Clinton Falls Creek is an amazing experience wrapped up in box with a ton of activities from which to choose. For first-timers, old-timers, and all of us in between, trying to plan your week can be overwhelming. There are mission...

CREATING A KILLER QUIET TIME

Guest entry by Dustin Stottman, FBC Clinton Teach It Don’t assume that your students know what a quiet time is (It’s not exactly self-explanatory). Take the first 5 minutes of Tuesday’s quiet time to teach students what this practice is all about. Walk them through...

10 Ways to Show Your Youth Workers You Care

Good leaders spend time each week developing students, developing leaders, developing parents, and developing themselves. Our fellow youth workers are invaluable to the work we do in the church with students. How are you showing them they are valued? Many times...
Rolling back the film

Rolling back the film

I love seeing old pictures or films that give a glimpse of how life was lived and what culture looked like in bygone days, exposing me to history I never could have lived or reminding me of the now-changed landscape of my past. I like to be able, somehow, to grasp...

The 25th Hour: Reclaiming the Day

“24 hours isn’t enough.” “There are just not enough hours in the day.” “I’m under a time crunch.” “If only I had more time in the day.” “I need an eighth day of the week.” Ever feel this way? We all have. Often we struggle to complete all the tasks before us in a...

Communication 101

Communication can make or break you. Here are some tips that will help you communicate effectively in your ministry and in your church. Think in tweets. In this social media age, the attention span of readers and viewers is as short as ever. Try to be clear but...

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