Monthly Archives: January 2010

Who Teenagers Call, Trust, Talk With…

Who would your kids call first if they were in trouble? Mom? Dad? Friends? Boy/Girlfriend? Good question. I’m sure Mom and Dad would be curious of that answer. What about these questions?   Who do they trust the most?   … Continue Reading

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Nashville, TN

I’m at the airport right now getting ready to board a plane to Denver, then onto Nashville. I’ll be spending two days there teaching my Connect Workshop to a group of youth workers and taking them through my “sticky-note” exercise. … Continue Reading

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A Quick Interview With Tic… Because He’s Back

The news is starting to buzz this Thursday morning. Yes, Tic is back. So I grabbed him and asked him a few questions that we’re all wondering. I’m talking about Youth Specialties(YS). After some crazy transitions over the last few … Continue Reading

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The Sticky-note Exercise

The sticky-note exercise- It’s a great little exercise laid out in my new book that I’ve been doing in my Connect training workshop to help youth ministries not only take a spiritual pulse of their students, but also keep accountable to … Continue Reading

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I guess we’re “missing the mark”

I get all kinds of emails and feedback from people about the free resources and articles we provide. Here’s an interesting one to ponder. I can’t say I like this person’s first sentence: “The youth culture window that you guys offer is … Continue Reading

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