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If you work with young people you might find these useful: It looks like teens are leaving Facebook but everyone’s into video gaming (Neeson’s Clash of Clans advertisement for example) And if you want to know more about youth culture and upcoming trends in as small a time as possible try this A-Z Culture Glossary of 2015 [...]

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Articles, infographics and other stuff that might help you as you lead the youth. The Power of Camp – Adam Mclane shows in this infographic how camp can change lives. If you want to know more about the Hunger Games, which has caught the interest of many teens and has a movie coming out, here’s [...]

Halloween and Spiritual Resources

At the local mall, we passed by a demon and a witch escorted us up the elevator. Okay, they were really ordinary people dressed up in costumes to the holiday theme known worldwide as Halloween. For some, this holiday celebration is quaint and almost harmless, while for others it is disturbing and needs to be opposed. Wherever [...]

Links 14: Resources for the Love Month

Almost Valentines! Youth leaders across the country are gearing up for the season with events and topics on love. If you’ve caught the love bug, here are some resources for you:

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It’s been some time since I did this, but I was trying to recall a source for an article, looked at past posts and voila! there it was in the links. Anyway, here are things that might help you in your ministry:

Mission Trip Resources

So, the other big summer event aside from a youth camp is the mission trip.  Here are a couple of resources you should check out: The Why’s: Missions and Your Youth Group – this is the first youth connection article I wrote. Change the World, Change your Kids – making mission trip a process rather [...]

Camp Resources

For many youth workers in Asia, summer season means a youth camp. Here are some good articles to look at if this means you. Before the Camp: Youth Camps–Tradition or Life Change? – Some basics of a camp. Organizing Camps and Retreats – (in Tagalog) Here’s one for the Filipino youth worker. 71 Fundraising Ideas [...]

100-year Old Book in Our Library

The Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels is a book published in 1908 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. It is a compilation of topics discussed in the Gospels, with corresponding Hebrew and Greek interpretations. This 100-year old book found a home in the GYMN Library last December 2009 when a Pakistani friend donated it along with [...]