Archive for February, 2010

A Prayer For Len »

I got this as a text and it was such an encouragement, the intercessor gave me permission to share it with everyone: Father God, I know Len has a heart to minister to youth workers. Be with him this weekend as he ministers to hurting youth workers. Give him the right words of encouragement as [...]

At the Simply Youth Ministry Conference »

I’m at the Simply Youth Ministry Conference with 2,500 youth workers. Friday: ?I’m ?co-leading a panel discussion and group interaction on ?”You are Not Alone: Help, Hope and Healing for Burned-Out Youth Workers” from 2:30pm – 4:00pm Friday: ?I’m ?co-leading a panel discussion and group interaction on ?”You are Not Alone: Help, Hope and Healing [...]

20 Ways to help financially without being a monthly supporter »

1. Pray for more monthly supporters Prayer is the foundation for this ministry. Pray for monthly supporters to join us in our ministry. 2. Give a special gift Many people have decided to give special gifts rather than or in addition to monthly support. 3. Give a portion of bonuses A couple of my friends [...]

4x4x4x4 Prayer for NNYM/TX & NM »

This group is committing to pray for 4 things, at least 4 minutes a day, for a minimum of 4 days a week for the 4 weeks in March. 1. National Network of Youth Ministries to meet their financial needs by April, 15, for the national ministry. 2. For Len Evans to receive $1,500 more [...]

Coaching Your Volunteers »

One of the best scenes from Jerry Maguire is when Jerry pleads ?Help me, help you? to Ron. Youth workers should have this approach when carrying out the biblical mandate of equipping the believers for ministry. I believe in large group training sessions because there are general truths, knowledge and skills every youth worker needs. [...]

When Accused of Something, Address the Allegations »

Ed Young Jr. of Fellowship Church is in the news for all the wrong reasons. I was in seminary when there were rumbles of cool and “God things” happening in Grapevine at a new church plant by Ed Young’s son.? Ed Young Jr. and Fellowship Church have almost always been in the news; whether it [...]

January Prayer Update »

Praise Reports: January was filled with all kinds of good things. The trip to San Diego to meet with the NNYM ministry council and field team was great and encouraging in so many ways. My trip to Dallas resulted in more connections and my time with the charismatic youth workers was also a blessing. Thanks [...]

Albuquerque Road Trip »

I?m meeting with a youth pastor in Muleshoe, TX on my way to my 3:30 meeting with the youth worker network in Clovis, NM. Later tonight I?m heading to Albuquerque. I?ll be spending a day with Chuck Harper, who works with the Native Youth and youth workers across America. Chuck is part of the field [...]