Monthly Archives: December 2012

Staying Relevant

Staying relevant in youth ministry is important.  If you follow a youth ministry blog, subscribe to a youth ministry magazine, or have attended a youth ministry conference, this is something you’ve heard over and over again.  Of course we want Fusion … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones Week 2

Hook: Our words matter. Shannon came and spoke with the students about swearing and lying.  He tied the two topics together by talking about the importance of representing the truth. Creative Element: We began the service by opening the mic to … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones Week 1

Hook: Our words matter. Nicole repeated this phrase several time throughout her message.  The following two Wednesdays, Andrew and Shannon did as well.  If we asked the students the title of this series, “Our Words Matter” would probably be their response. … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones Overview

The last night of the Not A Fan Series we invited the students to participate in a number of stations.  One of those stations involved writing on a candle and an overwhelming number of students wrote something about their language.  At our … Continue reading

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2:42 RED GAP

I’m not sure when RED GAP was started or why, but when I was introduced to the idea, it was explained to me as a night of organized chaos with loud music and crazy games.  When students started asking why … Continue reading

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