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student ministry  // Posts tagged as "student ministry"

Thoughts from a Youth Pastor Turned Parent

Thoughts from a Youth Pastor Turned Parent

From the Eyes of a Parent The Ritchie’s were an amazing family.  They had four teenagers in our student ministry at the same time.  You heard me correctly, four!  One senior, one junior and twins in their freshman year.  Wow!  They were one of those families which certainly didn’t need my help as a youth […]

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4 Ways to Start Partnering with Parents

4 Ways to Start Partnering with Parents

Editor’s Note: Today we’re excited to share a post from guest writer Dan Puz! Dan will be leading our upcoming equipping event “Partnering with Parents” and we’re excited to offer you a little preview of some of the great ideas we’ll be hearing about at that event. For more info about the equipping event, please […]

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17 Sep Events | Comments Off on Partnering with Parents – Event Info

Partnering with Parents – Event Info

Partnering with Parents – Event Info

You’re invited to our next Equipping Event! As student pastors, we all understand it takes countless hours of casting vision and implementing strategy to disciple students effectively. But the reality is, no matter how hard we try, there will always be a relationship that out-impacts ours… the parents! Good or bad, believer or unbeliever, fan […]

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20 Aug Spiritual Formation | Comments Off on The Treasure Hunt

The Treasure Hunt

The Treasure Hunt

I was talking with a friend who leads the high school department for a local ministry. The ministry he works for is healthy, hundreds of students live within a 10 minute walk, he likes kids and yet there is only a hand-full of kids in his group. As our conversation continued he expressed mild disappointment […]

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26 Feb Events | 1 comment

Renewable Student Ministry Event

You’re invited to Project Renovation’s Spring 2013 Equipping Event! On April 18th, we’re bringing together youth leaders from across Central Pennsylvania for an exciting discussion that we’re calling “Renewable Student Ministry: Caring for the Souls of Your Volunteers.” Our desire is to see a room filled with youth workers gathering together to creatively care for […]

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17 Jan Spiritual Formation, Student Ministry | Comments Off on Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Hey everyone, we’re excited to share with you some news about what’s happening with Project Renovation. As we move forward in 2013, you may notice some changes to the Project Blog and we thought we’d take some time to share the “what” and the “why.” We’re moving to Tuesday mornings. On Monday mornings, we know […]

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06 Dec Leadership, Student Ministry | Comments Off on Great Mentors Coach

Great Mentors Coach

Great Mentors Coach

Crazy Fans and Great Coaches. Having 5 grandchildren involved in sports keeps me busy watching soccer and basketball games. Watching kids play sports is fun but watching the parents is fascinating. It seems like some parents live and die on every play. Some quietly watch from the sidelines while others are obnoxiously verbal. Some think […]

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Healthy Transitions in Ministry

Healthy Transitions in Ministry

Transition CPR Most people in vocational ministry, especially those of us in student ministry, will go through a transition at some point. Whether it’s making a role shift within a ministry or moving from one church to another, the process of transitioning is one that impacts us deeply, and not only us, it can impact […]

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25 Oct Student Ministry | Comments Off on 3 Tips for Behavior Issues in Small Groups

3 Tips for Behavior Issues in Small Groups

3 Tips for Behavior Issues in Small Groups

Starting Out Well… Working with students is not something to be taken lightly. It is full of high’s and low’s and the emotional extremes of students can feel like a roller coaster ride. One moment your group is praying and singing Kum-ba-ya and the next they are ready to burn down the building. And student […]

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4 Tips for Loving “Difficult” Teens

4 Tips for Loving “Difficult” Teens

I’ve got to admit I was disappointed when I read an article the other day intended for youth workers dealing with teens that have bad attitudes. When the writer questioned, “Have you ever dealt with a teenager that has had an attitude before?” I was puzzled. Who hasn’t dealt with a challenging teen before in […]

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