Appalled & Ashamed: Black Lives Matter, Trumpian Evangelicalism, & the Abomination of Desolation

I can’t even begin to explain the horrendous mix of emotions I felt this morning when I woke up and saw the news: President Trump, standing in front of St. John’s Church in Washington D.C., holding up a Bible, surrounded by riot police and soldiers, deaf to the cries of protestors all around him, silent to the anger and despair surrounding George Floyd’s death.

If this is Christianity, then I want no part in it.

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09 – Tim Coles: Professional Athletes, Chaplaincy, and the Humbolt Bus Tragedy

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What are the unique challenges of ministering to professional athletes? What does it mean to be an OHL hockey chaplain? And how do we guide people through tragedy? With Tim Coles! Continue reading “09 – Tim Coles: Professional Athletes, Chaplaincy, and the Humbolt Bus Tragedy”

08 – Roy Verbeek & Graffiti Ministry

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What does graffit ministry look like? How do I share my journey with teenagers? What helps connect community youth into a local church? With Roy Verbeek! Continue reading “08 – Roy Verbeek & Graffiti Ministry”

07 – Jon Binder & Leaving Youth Ministry

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What do you do when you feel called OUT of youth ministry? What do you do when your passion drifts? How do we leave something without losing our identity? With Jon Binder! Continue reading “07 – Jon Binder & Leaving Youth Ministry”

06 – Jeremy Brydges & the Value of Sabbatical

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How do I take a sabbatical? Is it more than just a vacation? Why is taking a break important? With Jeremy Brydges!
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05 – Rob Kropf & Mentoring In the Church

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How do we mentor teenagers? How do I survive in this church? What happens when you fill the baptismal tank with Jello? With Rob Kropf!
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04 – Paul Robertson & Surviving Youth Ministry

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Who is the iGen generation? How do I stick it out for life in youth ministry? What’s the right way to engage with our current culture? And more! With Paul Robertson!
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03 – Chantal Audet & Building Authentic Community

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What does female leadership look like in the church? Why is intergenerational ministry important? How do we talk about sexuality in churches? Is youth ministry really the same all around the world? With Chantal Audet!Continue reading “03 – Chantal Audet & Building Authentic Community”

02 – Greg Whitfield & Why You Shouldn’t Just Be Who You Are

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Why is the advice, “Just be who you are,” so bad? How do we encourage youth to do hard things? What does it look like to be full of truth and grace? With Greg Whitfield!Continue reading “02 – Greg Whitfield & Why You Shouldn’t Just Be Who You Are”

01 – Mike Gordon & Young Adult Ministry

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How do I start speaking? What do I do with my young adults? Why aren’t youth staying in church? With Mike Gordon!Continue reading “01 – Mike Gordon & Young Adult Ministry”